PetGas Q3 net profit slips 14pc to RM432m

Dateline 2019-11-19, NST:

Petronas Gas Bhd’s net profit for the third quarter (Q3) decreased 13.64 per cent to RM431.59 million from RM499.81 million recorded in the same quarter a year ago, due to lower revenue and higher repair and maintenance costs.

Revenue for the quarter ended September 30, 2019 was lower at RM1.338 billion as compared with RM1.402 billion previously. It announced an interim dividend for the third quarter of 18 sen per share.

“We are focusing our effort to become the solutions partner to our customers while sustaining good operational performance at all of our assets. The Turnaround activities are to ensure assets integrity, while rejuvenation will extend the assets’ useful life for another 20 years,” PetGas managing director and chief executive officer Kamal Bahrin Ahmad said in a statement today.

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