Exploration and Production (E&P) Careers


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Sasol’s Exploration and Production (E&P) business covers a range of careers from technical areas to business support. As part of our team you will be exposed to Sasol’s diverse portfolio which includes Sasol’s upstream interests in oil and gas production and exploration in Mozambique, Canada, Gabon, South Africa, Australia and Nigeria. We produce natural gas from Mozambique’s Temane and Pande fields, shale gas from the Farrell Creek and Cypress Asset in Canada and oil in Gabon through our share in the offshore Etame oilfield cluster. 

E&P exist to:

  • Profitably find and develop hydrocarbons for independent material growth opportunities and Sasol’s integrated value chains
  • Provide a more sustainable energy solution to Sasol
  • Make a difference to the lives of the people and communities where we operate
  • Develop and grow our staff to reach their optimum levels of performance

E&P is currently focusing on growing our business in the Mozambican heartland.  In 2000, the total E&P staff complement existed of 25 people mainly based in London, this has grown to 500+ on a trajectory to deliver on growth in Sasol’s oil and gas portfolio.

Within this flexible and dynamic industry, your career path can be specialised in:

  • Exploration Geoscience
  • Production Geoscience
  • Subsurface Engineering
  • Surface Engineering
  • Well Delivery
  • Technical Support

You’ll find that E&P is not only geographically diverse, but also diverse in terms of talent and experience.  You can opt for the commercial side of the business where an integrated understanding of project management, negotiation and deal-making is central.  We need a range of specialised skills to drive success in this part of Sasol’s internationally-focused business and welcome analytical people who are living Sasol’s values. Joining our team you will be trusted to deliver on agreed accountabilities as a high performing individual who consistently create value for Sasol and our stakeholders, especially the communities where we operate.

Follow our E&P showcase page on LinkedIn for news and Sasol’s LinkedIn page for vacancies offering opportunities in the specialist and generalist career paths.