LukOil profits fall

LukOil posts pre-tax profits of RUB75,792m for the three months to the end of September - down from RUB227,948m.

Pre-tax profits for the first nine months of the year fell to RUB211,179m from RUB440,335m.

Sales (including excise and export tariffs) totalled RUB1,309,488m for the quarter - down from RUB1,464,053m - and RUB3,826,121m for the first nine months - down from RUB4,381,324m.