NOVATEK’s AGM Approves 2018 Dividends

Mark Gyetvay, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board
Alexander Nazarov, Head of IR
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Maria Dokuchaeva, Press-secretary
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23 April 2019

Moscow, 23 April 2019.  PAO NOVATEK (“NOVATEK” and/or the “Company”) announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”) approved the total dividend payment for 2018.

The total dividend distribution for 2018 is RR 26.06 per ordinary share (or RR 260.6 per GDR), representing an increase of 74.3% as compared to RR 14.95 (or RR 149.5 per GDR) for 2017.

The shareholders of record as at 6 May 2019 will be entitled to receive dividends.

The dividend is payable in cash not later than 13 June 2019.

PAO NOVATEK is the largest independent natural gas producer in Russia, and in 2017, entered the global LNG market by successfully launching the Yamal LNG project. Founded in 1994, the Company is engaged in the exploration, production, processing and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. The Company’s upstream activities are concentrated mainly in the prolific Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region, which is the world’s largest natural gas producing area and accounts for approximately 80% of Russia’s natural gas production and approximately 15% of the world’s gas production. NOVATEK is a public joint stock company established under the laws of the Russian Federation. The Company’s shares are listed in Russia on Moscow Exchange (MOEX) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the ticker symbol “NVTK”.

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