AMMAN — The Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company (JPRC) on Wednesday announced that it had achieved total profits of JD35.5 million in the first half of the year, while tax deductions stood at JD6.1 million.
The company said that pre-tax profits from refining oil and filling gas cylinders totalled about JD18.2 million, activities from the Jordan Petroleum Products Marketing Company (JoPetrol) yielded profits of JD12.5 million and the lubricants factory generated JD4.7 million, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
JPRC data noted that the company registered about JD56 million in losses due to the government-imposed pandemic lockdown of more than two months.
The company said that their indicators have started to show “remarkable” improvement, due to the recovery of crude oil prices, adaptions to pandemic life and gradual resumption of normality.
However, some products’ sales are still suffering from the effects of the pandemic, the company said.
JoPetrol, fully owned by JPRC, is also continuing to develop new gas stations, Petra reported.
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