Rus News Journal

FAS will define the size of the penalty 4 " Rosneft "

Moscow, 29 sen - News. the Commission of Federal antimonopoly service on Tuesday plans to define the size of the penalty 4 Open Society " Rosneft " which is recognised by guilty of overestimate of the prices for fuel in the end of 2008 - the beginning of 2009, has informed News the head a press - services FAS Irina Kashunina.

Antimonopoly department has brought actions in the relation of four largest Russian oil companies: " Rosneft " " oil Gazprom " LUKOIL, and the multinational corporation - VR in February of current year. According to service, the companies have established exclusively high prices for gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation kerosene and black oil in the last winter.

FAS recognised that all these companies have abused the leading position in the fuel market. Two of them - the multinational corporation - VR and " Gazprom oil " Are already fined on 4,2 billion roubles and 4,7 billion roubles accordingly.

Earlier these companies were already fined FAS for similar infringement in the fuel market in the summer of 2008 for the sums from 1,1 billion roubles B4 1,5 billion roubles.