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Chemicals America


Chemicals America produces and markets a wide variety of specialty and commodity chemicals, with manufacturing operations located across the United States and corporate offices in Houston. Our most significant operations are located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, where we manufacture both specialty chemicals and commodity chemicals (in a joint venture with LyondellBasell).

We also have phenolics operations based at Houston and in Winnie, Texas, along with an advanced materials facility in Tucson, Arizona. Our America facilities produce over 2 million tons of product annually, including:

  • Advanced Materials – alumina
  • Base Chemicals – monomers, polymers (via LIP JV), phenolics and MEG
  • Essential Care Chemicals – surfactants, ethylene oxide, C6+ alcohols, LAB and paraffin
  • Performance Solutions – comonomers

For more information on products, access the product catalog and search the database. For customer support, click here.

Research & Development Laboratory

Sasol Chemicals’ research and development laboratory is also located at the Lake Charles Chemical Complex. The North America R&D team includes more than 80 scientists, engineers and technical staff, most with masters and doctoral engineering and science degrees. The group operates a state-of-the-art analytical chemistry laboratory and provides support services to operations and customers. For information on careers, please visit the Careers page.


SasolTEXT is the messaging notification system used by Sasol in America to help keep its employees and fenceline communities informed about site activities.

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Community Information Line

Sasol’s Community Information Line is a 24/7/365 resource for community members wishing to receive information about aspects of the company’s operations in America. For more information, or to reach a live operator, call 337-494-5301.

Additional Information

For information on the following items as they relate to Sasol’s Chemicals America regional operating segment, please click on the appropriate topic below.