Gazprom Neft Named the Best Taxpayer of the Year for the Second Year Running

The Governor of Saint Petersburg has presented the “Best Taxpayer of Saint Petersburg” diplomas and memorable badges to the heads of 20 companies which made the largest contributions into the municipal budget in 2007.

For the second year running Gazprom Neft takes the first place in the list.

Gazprom Neft was re-registered in Saint Petersburg in June 2006 and according to the results of the first half-year it became the largest taxpayer which transferred more that RUR 9 billion into the municipal budget.

In 2007, Gazprom Neft's tax deductions into the budget of Saint Petersburg made more that RUR 15 billion.