Gazprom Neft (formerly Sibneft) boosted net profit to Russian accounting standards 41.1 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2006 to 29.997 billion rubles, the company said in its financial report. Revenue grew 70 percent to 190.333 billion rubles, costs 110 percent to 129.52 billion rubles, gross profit 22.6 percent to 60.814 billion rubles, operating profit 12.8 percent to 45.863 billion rubles and pretax profit 18.3 percent to 39.732 billion rubles. Payables grew 40 percent during the ha...

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