Russia's Rosneft CEO says 2018 dividends seen higher than in 2017
(Adds Germany plans)
MOSCOW, July 23 (Reuters) - Igor Sechin, the CEO of Russia's
largest oil producer Rosneft, expects dividends in
2018 to be higher than in the previous year, he said in an
interview aired on the Rossiya-24 television channel on Monday.
Rosneft's board in April recommended a full-year 2017
dividend of 10.48 roubles per share, or 50 percent of its annual
Sechin said Rosneft was also considering opening its own
network of petrol stations in Germany.
Rosneft supplies Germany with fuel via petrol stations
operated by its partners BP and Total, he said.
"But it's entirely possible we'll also develop our own
network," Sechin said.
(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk;
Writing by Tom Balmforth
Editing by Louise Heavens and Dale Hudson)
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