In the first nine months this year, the Board of Directors has approved record investment projects totalling €1.05 billion.
Investment through 30 September amounted to €259.2 million, while €208.8 million worth of assets were put into operation in the period.
Demand for gas transported in the system rose 7.7% from the same period last year, to 296,485 GWh.
Enagás reported net profit for the nine months ended 30 September 2006 of €164.9 million, a 10.6% increase on the same period last year. Last year's figures included two exceptional items that produced €7 million of non-recurrent capital gains. Stripping these out, the increase net profit would have been 14.1%.
EBIT totalled €285.9 million, 9.2% higher than the €261.8 million registered in the first nine months of last year.
EBITDA amounted to €411.7 million, 12% more than the €367.7 million of last year.