His words on the results of a meeting on taxation of the oil and gas industry in Surgut are quoted by the press service of the Ministry of Finance.

"He (Sazanov. -


) noted that, in general, now there is no need to promptly amend the tax regime for the oil industry, since this year there are high indicators of its profitability, exceeding the levels of both 2020 and 2019," - the message says.

According to Sazanov, this is facilitated by the favorable pricing environment for energy resources and the ruble exchange rate.

Also, the Deputy Minister of Finance noted that Western Siberia has great resource potential and it is necessary to find options for how to implement it in full.

Earlier it was reported that the Russian government approved the general schemes for the development of the country's oil and gas industries until 2035.