Rus News Journal

Net profit " Gazprom " on MSFO for the first quarter 2004 has grown on 18 % and Open Society Net profit " has made more than 66 billion roubles

; Gazprom " on MSFO for the first quarter 2004 has made 66,042 billion roubles, it is informed in entered " News " a press - company release.

it on 10,07 billion, or on 18 % is more than indicator for the similar period of 2003.

the gain from sales minus the excise, the VAT and customs payments has increased on 23,595 billion roubles or by 10 % in comparison with the similar period of 2003 and has made 255,845 billion roubles.

the net avails from gas sales for the first quarter have increased on 13,221 billion roubles or by 7 % in comparison with a last year`s indicator and have made 208,251 billion roubles. Basically it is caused by higher prices for gas for territories of Russia, it is marked in a press - release.