VINCENNES, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Heurtey Petrochem (Paris:ALHPC) generated revenues of €184 million* in the first nine months of 2017, down 25% compared to the first nine months of 2016 (-26% at constant exchange rates).
Gas Processing accounted for 31% of revenue, with Furnaces making up the remaining 69% (34% in refining, 17% in petrochemicals and 18% in hydrogen). The regional breakdown was 27% from the Americas, 30% from Asia-Oceania, 32% from the Middle East and Africa and 11% from Europe and Russia.
The Group’s order book at 30 September 2017 totalled €293 million**, compared to €393 million as of 30 September 2016.
The Gas segment accounted for 70% of orders, and the Furnaces segment for 30% (12% for refining, 14% for hydrogen and 4% for petrochemicals).
The Americas account for 59% of the order book, Asia/Oceania 29%, Middle East/Africa 10%, and Europe/Russia 2%.
For 2017, the Group anticipates revenue of close to €250 million, with current operating income at -8% of this revenue.
* Unaudited figures
** The order book includes €107 million worth of contracts in Venezuela for which the Group does not anticipate any significant movement in the short term.
About Heurtey Petrochem (www.heurtey.com)
Heurtey Petrochem is a global oil and gas engineering group operating across two market segments:
- Process furnaces for refining, petrochemicals and hydrogen production. Petrochem is one of the global leaders in this segment.
- Natural gas processing via its Prosernat subsidiary. In this sector, the Group operates in both EPC engineering and as a technology licensor.
Heurtey Petrochem operates via a large international subsidiary network, with a presence in Brazil, China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Romania, Russia and the United States. The group generated revenues of €319 million in 2016. Heurtey Petrochem is listed on the Euronext Paris Alternext market. (ISIN: FR0010343186, Ticker: ALHPC). Heurtey Petrochem is a subsidiary of Axens, which holds an 90.1% stake.
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