OJSC “Surgutneftegas” is to hold its annual general shareholders’ meeting on the 20th of March in Surgut. The meeting agenda includes approval of the annual report on the business results, annual financial statements, distribution of profit (loss), approval of the amount, schedule and form of dividend payments, election of members of the Board of Directors, election of members of the Auditing Commission, approval of the Auditor, approval of transactions with an interested party, which may be effected by the Company in the course of general business activity.
At its meeting on the 16th of February the Company’s Board of Directors reviewed the issue of dividend payments based on the 2003 business results. Since the Company was able to develop investment capacity required for implementing its planned projects it was decided to increase the amount of funds used for dividend payments.
The Board of Directors adopted a resolution to recommend the shareholders’ meeting to approve dividends for 2003 at the amount of RUR 0.16 per a preferred share (dividends in 2002 – RUR 0.096) and RUR 0.14 per an ordinary share (dividends in 2002 – RUR 0.032).
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