Feb. 9 (Bloomberg) -- OAO Gazprom Neft, the oil unit of Russia’s gas producer and exporter, said profit rose 71 percent last year after crude prices climbed.
Net income increased to $5.35 billion from $3.13 billion the previous year, the St. Petersburg-based company said in a statement today. That beat the $5.2 billion average estimate from 15 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.
Revenue rose 34 percent to $44.2 billion, the Russian oil producer said.
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