MOSCOW- The price for natural gas exported by Russian energy giant GazpromGAZP.MM , mainly to Europe, rose to $172.80 per thousand cubic metres in February, customs data showed on Tuesday.
That was up from $170 the previous month and $142.80 in February last year.
Gazprom generated $2.95 billion of sales revenue from exports in February, up 46% year on year, the data showed.
The company exported 17.1 billion cubic metres of natural gas in the month, up 20% year on year.
(Reporting by Oksana Kobzeva Writing by Vladimir Soldatkin Editing by David Goodman ) ((email@example.com; +7 495 775 12 42;))