Gazprom1 Gazprom = RUB ()
Gazprom is the largest extractor of natural gas and one of the largest companies in the world. «Gazprom» was created in 1989 when the Ministry of Gas Industry of the Soviet Union transformed itself into a corporation, keeping all its assets intact. «Gazprom» possesses the largest gas transport system in the world, with 158,200 kilometres of gas trunk lines. The company possesses subsidiaries in many various industry sectors, including finance, media and aviation. In addition, it controls a majority of stakes in various companies. The revenue amounts to $ 153 bln, net income is approximately 38,7 bln, and 393 thousands of people work in «Gazprom».