LUKOIL has published consolidated US GAAP financial statements for the third quarter of 2013.
In the third quarter of 2013 the Company’s net income of $3,105 million increased 48% compared to the second quarter of 2013. EBITDA was $5,472 million, which is a 26% q-o-q increase. Sales revenue reached $36,737 million, which is a 4.8% q-o-q increase mainly due to an increase in oil price and trading operations.
Earnings per share in the third quarter of 2013 increased 48% q-o-q to $4.11. Net income per boe of hydrocarbon production increased 47% to $15.5. Therefore, the Company shows a high level of financial efficiency in the Russian oil industry.
Free cash flow increased from $292 million in the second quarter of 2013 to $1,578 million in the third quarter of 2013. Capital expenditures including non-cash transactions and prepayments were $3,755 million in the third quarter of 2013. High financial stability allowed the Company to pay in October 2013 interim dividends for 1H 2013 in the amount of 50 rubles per share, which is a 25% y-o-y increase.
For the nine months of 2013, LUKOIL Group total hydrocarbon production available for sale reached 2.191 million boe per day, which is a 1.1% y-o-y increase. Crude oil and natural gas liquids production of LUKOIL Group for the nine months of 2013 increased 0.8% to 1.865 million barrels per day. Lifting costs per boe of production for the nine months of 2013 was $5.5.
For the nine months of 2013 throughputs at the Company’s own and affiliated refineries increased 1.9% to 49.6 million tonnes. Output of refined products by the Group in Russia increased 3.3%.
Measures aimed at higher efficiency and cost control allowed the Company to maintain high operating efficiency.