Rosneft will pay the highest dividend, said chief Executive officer of the largest oil and gas company Igor Sechin during a meeting with Vladimir Putin.

“Despite the investment program for the 2019 secured the highest level of dividend payments, it is about 283 billion rubles,” — said Sechin.

the Previous record dividends “Rosneft” has paid 2018 — 274,5 billion.

the company pays huge taxes to the budget “of about 3.6 trillion rubles will pay directly to the tax system, budget system of the country”, — said Sechin.

the Company is investing huge sums in its development – at the level of one trillion rubles a year.

Sechin in his report to the President of the Russian Federation noted that “the 2019 year was very positive for the company.” Rosneft “despite the deterioration in the external environment, a decrease in oil prices of about seven percent,” maintained the positive results of the production activities.

the Company maintained production at the end of 2019 at the level of the previous year 285.5 million tons. “Rosneft” on average was producing 5.8 million barrels per day. “This is a very good result, one of the best in the global industry,” Sechin said.