Sechin asked Putin about the benefits of 145 billion rubles


Сечин попросил Путина о льготах на 145 млрд рублей

The head of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin sent addressed to Vladimir Putin with a request to provide the company with tax incentives to 145 billion rubles a year. The President instructed to consider the request of the government, and against the initiatives already delivered by the Ministry of energy.

About it reports “Kommersant”.

In a letter sent to Sechin, it is including the return of the cost of producing oil. To align the incentives the head of “Rosneft” suggested that a partial shift to tax on extra income (TEI) instead of the current severance tax.

The energy Ministry has already stated that tying benefits to the introduction of PDM.

As the newspaper notes, its interests in the face of declining profitability due to the tax maneuver in the industry and LUKOIL. The company asked the government to reduce the excise duty rate for petrol class “Euro-5” and abandon their planned indexation from 1 July.

The theme supports the oil industry was discussed on February 27 at a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich. The Ministry of Finance proposed a zero export duty on oil, and energy — to support the “backbone of the refinery, which provides fuel to the Russian market. As a result, the final decision to come to the meeting failed.


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