Sasol shutters Lake Charles plant due to Hurricane Laura
Damage or delay at Lake Charles will put pressure on Sasol, which has already suffered setbacks at the project
Sasol, the fuel and chemicals maker, shut its $13bn Lake Charles Chemicals Project due to Hurricane Laura, which made landfall earlier on Thursday on the US Gulf Coast.
“Given Hurricane Laura’s forecast path,” Sasol is temporarily closing its facilities at Lake Charles, Louisiana, as well as Greens Bayou and Winnie, Texas, a spokesperson for the company said. The Houston Wickchester office will also close...