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Economic History: Energy, 1910-1993: Government Resources: Library Guide: Sasol

A guide to Government sources of information in the Government Publications Department, covering the period from the Union to the end of apartheid.

History books

40 years of Sasol, 1950-1990.    {Johannesburg} :   Sasol,   1990. BAP 665.5 SASO

Meintjes, Johannes    Sasol, 1950-1975 /    Cape Town :   Tafelberg-uitgewers,   1975. BA 665.5 MEINCollings, John.    Mind over matter :   the Sasol story : a half-century of technological innovation /    Johannesburg :   Sasol,   2002. BA 662.6 COLL

Sasol.    [South Africa :   s.n.],   1979. Supplement to African Business ... October, 1979. BA 662.6 SASO

Sasol (Firm).    Men, machines, imagination :   [the story of SASOL].    Sasolburg :   Handley & Le Roux for SASOL,   [1963?] BA 665.5 SOU
 

Background

Sasol was established as a state-owned company, the South African Coal, Oil and Gas Corporation in 1950 in Sasolburg. It was first listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 1979.

Historical milestones.

Foreign government documents

Anastasi, J. L. SasolSouth Africa's oil from coal story: background for environmental assessmentWashington D.C. : United States Environmental Protection Agency, January 1980. (EPA-600/8-80-002)

Conlon, P. The SASOL liquefaction plans : economic implications and impact on South Africa’s ability to withstand an oil-cut. New York: UN Centre against Apartheid. October 1985. (No. 10/1985)

 

Annual reports

Sasol (Firm).    Annual reports, 1980 onwards.   Sasolburg :   Sasol,   G 68 ES.SASO

The Library of Parliament has digitised all the Sasol Annual reports they have from 1950/51 to 1977/78:

1950/51     1951/52     1953/54     1954/55     1955/56     1956/57     1957/58     1958/59     1959/60     1960/61     1961/62

1962/63     1963/64     1964/65     1965/66     1966/67     1967/68     1969/70     1970/71     1973/74     1974/75     1975/76

1976/77     1977/78

Sasol II

Fluor was the managing contractor for Sasol II.