The total amount of investments of Rosneft was more than 6.55bn rubles ($209m) in the first quarter of 2003, which was 245 percent of the corresponding period in 2002, the company's press service reported. This figure includes some 4.4bn rubles ($140.5m) in capital investments. The company invested 3.8bn rubles ($121.4m) in oil production and 164.3m rubles ($5.2m) in oil refining.
Investments in the company's strategic projects exceeded 2.12bn rubles ($67.7m) in the first three months of 2003, which was 223.5 percent of the corresponding period of last year. More than 41 percent of the investments were the holding's own resources.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year