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JSC KazMunaiGas Exploration Prod
29 May 2008
JSC «KazMunaiGas Exploration Production» held an Open Day Event
Astana, May 29, 2008. JSC «KazMunaiGas Exploration Production» («KMG EP», «The Company») announced that it held an Annual Open Door Special Event to present the Company's financial and operational information.
Equity analysts from multinational financial institutions, representatives of the media, KMG EP's senior management, and representatives of National Company KMG and Samruk, the Kazakh state holding for public assets management participated in this event.
The First Deputy of the Director General of KMG EP, Mr Miroshnikov in his welcome speech said: 'The Open Door Special Event is highly important and we are grateful to all present for supporting it. This is the second year running that the Company hosts this event which is a sign of our continued commitment to the principles of transparency and high standards of corporate governance.'
At the event KMG EP held a briefing on its major business activities, including operational, financial and business strategies, M&A, corporate governance and investor relations. The Company also provided an update on all Corporate Social responsibility activities and initiatives. One of the topics discussed during the presentation was the changes in the local fiscal regime with the introduction of new export duties and potential changes in the country's Tax Code.
The materials on the KMG EP OPEN event are posted on the Company's website www.kmgep.kz.
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Notes to Editors
KMG EP is the 2nd largest Kazakh oil producer with over 10.6 mmt (215kbopd) of crude oil production in 2007 including shares in production of Kazgermunai and CCEL, and 240 mmt (1.8bn bbl) of proved and probable reserves at the end of 2007 (over 2 bn bbl including interests in Kazgermunai and CCEL). The Company's shares are listed on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange and the GDRs are listed on London Stock Exchange. The Company raised approximately US$2bn in its IPO in September of 2006.
For additional information please contact:
KMG EP, Public Relations (+7 717 297 7600, +7 717 297 7924)
KMG EP, Investor Relations (+7 717 297 5433)
WMC Communications Ltd / Pelham PR (+44 20 3178 4418)
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