Sasol Announces Filing of Shelf Registration Statement

JOHANNESBURG, September 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

Sasol herewith announces that its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Sasol Financing USA LLC[1], has filed an automatic shelf registration statement on Form F-3 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Under the shelf registration statement, which became effective upon filing, Sasol Financing USA LLC may offer and sell from time to time, in one or more public offerings, debt securities fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Sasol.

Sasol further announces that it intends to offer debt securities in a public offering by filing a preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus with the SEC. The offering will be made pursuant to Sasol's shelf registration statement filed with the SEC. The debt securities to be issued by Sasol Financing USA LLC, are unsecured and fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Sasol. The timing of pricing and terms of the offering are subject to market conditions and other factors.

This release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sales of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.  The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the applicable securities laws of any jurisdiction outside of the United States of America.

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1. Sasol Financing USA LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sasol (USA) Corporation, a subsidiary of Sasol Limited.

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Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company. Through our talented people, we use selected technologies to safely and sustainably source, produce and market chemical and energy products competitively to create superior value for our customers, shareholders and other stakeholders.

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