Gazprom reported its net consolidated profit, estimated in accordance with GAAP standards, at 9.8bn rubles (about $308.2m) in the first half of 2002, against 11.5bn (about $361.6m) in the first half of 2001. This information was provided by the press service of the Russian gas giant.
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