Gazprom considers the probability of the project bonds issue, the company informed.
Gazprom turned out to be interested in the project bond market as a new source of the funding due to the banking crisis in Europe. This market is oriented to the insurance companies and pension funds.
The IH 2013 debts of the Group reached $49.5bn; by year end they can be raised by 10%.
Gazprom (TIN 7736050003) is the largest gas company in the world. The share capital is equal to 118.367bn rub. split in 23673512900 common stocks of 5 rub. par. The working interest is held by the government. In 2012 Gazprom reduced output 5.1% to 482.251bn m3 of gas.
The IH 2013 net profit (IAS) moved up 11% to come to 593.405bn rub. form 534.256bn rub.; revenues - 13.8% to 2.568tril rub. from 2.231tril rub.
The 9-month 2013 net profit (RAS) climbed down 9.1% to 466.6bn rub. from 513.091bn rub. prior year; revenues rose 7% to come to 2.817tril rub.
from 2.632tril rub.; revenues from gas sales - 2.6% to 2.073tril rub. from 2.021tril rub.