OREANDA-NEWS  On 27 October was announced, that LUKOIL ranked 8th among European, Middle East and African companies and 11th among global companies in the American energy agency Platts 2008 Top 250 Energy Companies List.

All companies were ranked by four main criteria, including asset value, revenues, profits and return on capital employed.

Valuation was performed based on Standard & Poors database which is, like Platts, a McGraw-Hill Company.

In the 2007 Top 250 Energy Companies rankings, LUKOIL held 6th and 11th places, in 2006 the 6th and 15th places and in 2005 the 9th and 16th places respectively.