13 May 2020 – In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic with the effects being felt since the beginning of the year, PT Petrosea Tbk. (PTRO) successfully maintained its financial performance during the first quarter of 2020 after recording a 36.25% increase of its profit attributable to the owners of the company which reached US$4.21 million from US$3.09 million during the same period last year. However, the Company’s total revenue decreased 10.06% year-on-year from US$115.15 million to US$103.57 million.
Contribution from the Contract Mining business line reached US$60.24 million, or 58.16% towards the total revenue of the Company, driven by overburden removal and coal production activities for several clients. Although continuously facing challenging coal market conditions, total coal production reached 7.63 million tons, a 6.27% increase compared to the same period last year, meanwhile total overburden removal reached 27.12 million BCM, a 4.99% decrease compared to 28.64 million BCM during the first quarter of 2019.
The Engineering & Construction business line also contributed US$23.25 million or 22.45% to the total revenue of the Company, which was mainly obtained from several projects for PT Freeport Indonesia. Meanwhile contribution from Petrosea Logistics & Support Services (PLSS) amounted to US$18.99 million, driven by PT Kuala Pelabuhan Indonesia, Petrosea Offshore Supply Base activities in Sorong for BP Berau Ltd., and CSTS joint operations.
“All of our first quarter achievements are the result of the implementation of the Company’s strategic initiative to transform its operations through digitalization, as well as our operational excellence which continues to be enhanced within all business lines and supporting functions,” said Hanifa Indradjaya, Petrosea’s President Director.