NOVATEK Board of Directors announces Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders
Moscow, 24 July 2008. OAO NOVATEK (the «Company») has announced that its Board of Directors (the «Board») has scheduled an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) and approved the following agenda:
- Early termination of authorities of the Board of Directors of OAO NOVATEK;
- Election of members of the Board of Directors of OAO NOVATEK;
- Dividend payment on the Company’s ordinary shares for the first six months of 2008.
The Company’s EGM will take place on the 2 October 2008. Shareholders of record at the close of business on the 24 July 2008 will be entitled to participate in the Company’s EGM. All relevant materials pertaining to the EGM will be made available to shareholders of record through the appropriate notification channels.
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. Upstream activities of the Company’s subsidiaries and joint ventures 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.