Chemicals group Sasol, which has seen its share price fall more than 10% so far in 2020, said on Friday that the damage from an explosion at its Lake Charles facility appears to be limited.

Initial findings indicated that the damage is limited to a small portion of the low-density polyethylene (LDPE) unit, and major equipment such as compressors are unaffected, the company said.

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