The company said net profit for the period from July to September reached 142 billion rubles (1.88 billion euros). Analysts expect a profit of 147 billion rubles.
Revenues in the third quarter reached 2.29 trillion rubles, compared with 1.5 trillion rubles in the same period last year. Increased production was largely contributed.
The company announced that 4.73 million barrels of crude oil was used during the observed period (1 barrel = 159 liters). This is 3.4% more than in the same period last year.
(1 EUR = 75,4376 RUB)