BRIEF-MOESK 9-month profit for period down at RUB 2.63 billion
* 9-month profit for period 2.63 billion roubles ($41.15 million) versus 8.59 billion roubles year ago
Sept 4 Click on tmsnrt.rs/1lC4ZVC for a table that compares U.S. retailers' reported August same-store sales with analysts' estimates published by Thomson Reuters.
** Gap and Zumiez are yet to report August same-store sales (Bangalore Newsroom +91 80 6749 1130; within U.S. +1 646 223 8780)
* JPMorgan Chase likely to participate in the deal -sources (Adds background)
MEXICO CITY, Dec 5 A long-awaited auction of Mexico's untapped deep water oil fields on Monday has been fueled by a nearly $3 billion boom in geological data mapping almost inaccessible deposits to open up what the industry sees as the world's "last great proven frontier."