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NOVATEK Board of Directors Announces Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders
Moscow, 11 April 2011. The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of OAO NOVATEK (“NOVATEK”) has approved the decision to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (“EGM”) at the behest of Total E&P ARCTIC RUSSIA, which owns more than 10% of NOVATEK’s ordinary shares.
The Board has approved the following agenda for the EGM:
1. Early termination of authorities of the members of NOVATEK’s Board of Directors.
2. Election of NOVATEK’s Board of Directors
3. Approval of related party transactions
The Company’s EGM will take place on 27 June 2011. Shareholders of record at the close of business on the 11 April 2011 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.