Resolutions of the Meeting of the Board of Directors
Astana, 12 April 2018. JSC KazMunaiGas Exploration Production ("KMG EP" or the "Company") held its regular Board of Directors (“the Board”) meeting. During this meeting, the Board of Directors has recommended not to pay dividends on common shares on 2017 results.
In accordance with KMG EP’s Charter, an annual minimum guaranteed dividend in an amount of 25 Tenge per share will be paid on preferred shares. This decision is subject to approval by the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders set for 22 May 2018.
As previously announced, the Tender Offer by the Company to purchase its global depositary receipts (“GDRs”) and of the Share Offer by the Company to purchase its common shares expired in March 2018. As a result, KMG EP and JSC “National Company “KazMunaiGas” together now hold 99.5% of common shares (including common shares represented by GDRs) in issue. On 11 April 2018, the Company submitted applications for the delisting of GDRs and common shares from the London Stock Exchange and the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange.
Notes to Editors
KMG EP is among the top three Kazakh oil producers based on the 2017 results. The overall production in 2017 was 11.9 million tonnes (240 kbopd) of crude oil, including the Company’s share in Kazgermunai, CCEL and PKI. The Company’s volume of proved and probable reserves excluding shares in the associates, at the end of 2016 was 182 million tonnes (1,327 mmbbl). The Company’s shares are listed on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange and the GDRs are listed on the London Stock Exchange and Kazakhstan Stock Exchange. The Company raised over US$2bn at its IPO in September 2006.
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