The son of the head of «LUKOIL» buys railroad company, media reported

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in Photobacterium OAO LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov. Archival photoThe son of the head of «LUKOIL» buys railroad company, media reported© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

The son of the head and the main shareholder of «LUKOIL» Vagit Alekperov, Yusuf buys the company «Western petroleum TRANSPORTAS» (VAC) is a small railway operator, historically, closely cooperating with the «daughters» of oil companies and, possibly, previously owned by the shareholders of LUKOIL, wrote on Tuesday the newspaper «Kommersant».

Yusuf Alekperov was the only owner of the company EKTO, edition refers to the SPARK. And the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) of the Russian Federation on 19 may gave this company a preliminary permit for the purchase of 60% in the rail operator VAC the offshore Raso Ventures, registered in the British virgin Islands.

VAC on the market since 2003, revenue for the company for 2015 — about 109 million rubles, net profit of 176 thousand rubles (in 2014 — 71,3 million), specifies the edition. Says a source on the railway market, now owned by VAC 400 railway tanks, all of them leased a subsidiary of «LUKOIL», «LUKOIL-TRANS».

According to one of sources «Kommersant», the VAC always been connected with LUKOIL, providing services for the carriage of goods and using the Park «New forwarding company» (owned by Globaltrans). «New forwarding company» indicated in its prospectus of bonds, in 2009, VAC was its largest customer.

«Perhaps VAC and formerly belonged to the shareholders of «LUKOIL», — told the newspaper the source. And another source of Kommersant in the industry said that the company «is not audible for more than five years.»

Yusuf Alekperov, born 1990, studied at the University of oil and gas. Gubkina, then worked in the oil fields of «LUKOIL». According to «Kommersant», it is still listed among the managers of the company and owns 0.13% of its shares. In 2015 Vagit Alekperov admitted that his son «two or three years in the system, the company will begin career». Contact Yusuf Alekperov and VAC failed at LUKOIL declined to comment.