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Sasol Selects Shaw Group for Paraffin Wax Unit

8:38 AM MDT | May 4, 2009

The Shaw Group says that its energy and chemicals division has been selected by Sasol to provide basic engineering support for a Fischer-Tropsch unit that will form part of a paraffin wax project in South Africa. Shaw is providing the basic engineering package for the unit, which will be constructed at Sasol’s Sasolburg complex. Shaw’s scope of work includes proprietary equipment design and technology optimization. The project is expected to increase Sasol’s production of medium waxes and liquid paraffins by about 50%. Separately, Shaw says it...

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