Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Gazprom net profit more than doubles
RBC, 01.11.2008, Moscow 10:21:09 – Gazprom's net profit under RAS more than doubled from RUB 194.146bn (approx. USD 7.16bn) in the first nine months of 2007 to RUB 432.9bn (approx. USD 16bn) in January-September 2008, the gas monopoly said in a statement today. In the third quarter of 2008, the holding's net profit stood at roughly RUB 147.2bn (approx. USD 5.43bn), up 12.2 percent against RUB 131.24bn (approx. USD 4.84bn) in Q3 2007.