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Ad hoc Report - Involuntary manslaughter case - court of first instance decision - re-judgement

In compliance with Law no. 24/2017 on issuers of financial instruments and market operations and Financial Supervisory Authority Regulation no. 5/2018 on issuers of financial instruments and market operations

Date of report: September 2, 2019
Name of issuer: OMV Petrom S.A.
Headquarters: Bucharest, 22 Coralilor Street, District 1, („Petrom City”)
Telephone/fax number: +40 372 161930/ +40 372 868518
Sole registration number at the Trade Register Office: 1590082
Fiscal attribute: RO
Trade Register Number: J 40/8302/1997
Share capital: 5,664,410,833.5 RON
Regulated market on which the issued shares are traded: Bucharest Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange

Significant event to be reported:
Involuntary manslaughter case - court of first instance decision - re-judgement

In the file where OMV Petrom SA was accused of involuntary manslaughter and was sent to trial, in re-judgement, the court of first instance - Ploiesti Court found the company guilty for committing the crime of involuntary manslaughter. The company was convicted to a punishment of a criminal fine amounting to RON 1,000,000 (250 days of fine, the amount corresponding to a day of fine being of RON 4,000). On the civil side of the criminal file, the company was obliged to pay moral damages in total amount of EUR 250,000 to the victim’s family.

The decision is not final. The company will file an appeal against the decision.

The accusation is referring to an incident, which occurred near one of the company’s wells located in Aricestii Rahtivani in Prahova County, where the victim was found dead.

Christina Verchere
Chief Executive Officer
President of the Executive Board

Peter Zeilinger
Member of the Executive Board
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