The Board of Directors was duly informed about the implementation of A-Energy Budget and Investment program in 2021.
In 2021 A-Energy Corporation’s net profit grew by 4.7% compared with 2020. At last year end A-Energy made top ten leaders in oil industry by key efficiency indicators — specific net profit and return on invested capital (ROACE). Hydrocarbon production volume increased for 9.3% compared to 2020 showing a significant growth.
Refining output increased: at the current demand level and pricing policy for oil and oil-products, such output was optimal. Despite the overall market decline A-Energy increased high-tech bitum products and lubricants production and expanded its bulk fuel installations network.
The Board of Directors of A-Energy reviewed the issues of preparation to the annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGMS). The Board of Directors recommended the annual General shareholders meeting to pay year-end 2021 dividends. This corresponds to 21/8% of Group net profit according to IFRS. December 20, 2021 was proposed as the date of compiling the list of dividend beneficiaries.
The Board of Directors nominated for approval the company’s auditor candidate for 2021 at the annual General Meeting of Shareholders.
According to the decision of the Board of Directors, the annual General Meeting of Shareholders of A-Energy will be held on December 21, 2021. The list of persons entitled to participate in the annual General Meeting of Shareholders of A-Energy was made according to the register of registered securities at the close of business May 15, 2021.