Rosneft reports Net Income of $4.31 Billion for 2Q 2008
EBITDA for the quarter came in at $7.05 Billion, up 97% year on year, on the back of Revenues of $21.13 Billion, up 96%. The quarterly results made for a 1H Net Income of $6.87 Billion, up 187% year on year, with EBITDA of $11.75 Billion (up 121%) on Revenue of $37.5 Billion (up 97%).
The results benefited from rising global crude prices, as well as increased production, which was up 15% on 2007. The company also says its improved vertical integration, after acquisitions made during 2007, and focus on cost control, made for the better than expected performance.