Dividends for 2006 Approved by Gazprom Neft Shareholders

The JSC Gazprom Neft shareholders approved dividend distribution for 2006 at the rate of 8.0822 Rubles per ordinary share at its AGM on June 22. Therefore, a total of 38 bln. 320 mln. Rubles will be disbursed in dividends. The dividends will be paid before May 31, 2008.

Shareholders of JSC Gazprom Neft elected the Company’s Board of Directors as follows:

  • Alexei Miller, Chairman of the Management Board, JSC Gazprom;
  • Andrei Kruglov, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Head of the Department for Finance and Economics; JSC Gazprom;
  • Valeri Golubev, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, JSC Gazprom;
  • Kirill Seleznev, Member of the Management Board, Head of the Department of Marketing and Processing of Gas and Liquid Hydrocarbons, JSC Gazprom;
  • Konstantin Chuichenko, Member of the Management Board, Head of Legal Department, JSC Gazprom;
  • Vasily Podyuk, Member of the Management Board, Head of the Department of Gas, Gas Condensate and Oil Production, JSC Gazprom;
  • Olga Pavlova, Member of the Management Board, Head of the Department of Asset Management and Corporate Relations, JSC Gazprom;
  • Nikolay Dubik, Deputy Head of the Legal Department, JSC Gazprom;
  • Alkexandr Mikheyev, First Deputy Head of the Department of Marketing and Processing of Gas and Liquid Hydrocarbons, JSC Gazprom.

Andrei Belobrov, Rafael Ishutin and Vitaly Kovalev were elected to the Company’s Internal Audit Commission. CJSC PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit was appointed for 2007 as the auditors of JSC Gazprom Neft.

Shareholders also approved the JSC Gazprom Neft annual report and accounts for 2006.