Statement re Restructuring Oil&Gas Pipeline AssetsSource: RNS
Indicative Announcement on the Restructuring of Oil and Gas
Pipeline Network Assets
This announcement is made pursuant to the Inside Information Provision under Part XIVA of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571, Laws of Hong Kong) and Rule 13.09 of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
The Board and all directors of the Company warrant that there are no false representations, misleading statements or material omissions contained in this announcement and severally and jointly accept full responsibility for the authenticity, accuracy and completeness of the information contained herein.
China Oil & Gas Pipeline Network Corporation ("PipeChina") has been established recently. China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec Corp." or the "Company") is in a negotiation with PipeChina on the restructuring which may involve the relevant pipeline network assets of crude oil, natural gas and refined oil products of the Company (the "Subject Assets"). As at the date of this announcement, the Company has not come to any agreement with PipeChina with respect to the restructuring of the Subject Assets.
The Company will comply with the disclosure requirements under the applicable securities regulations both domestically and overseas in a timely manner and will adhere to the principles of fairness and market-orientation, so as to protect the interests of the Company and the shareholders. As such matters are still in the planning stage with uncertainty, investors are reminded to exercise caution when investing in or dealing in the securities of the Company.
By Order of the Board
Vice President and Secretary to the Board of Directors
Beijing, the PRC,
10 December 2019
As at the date of this announcement, directors of the Company are: Dai Houliang*, Ma Yongsheng#, Li Yunpeng*, Yu Baocai*, Ling Yiqun#, Li Yong*, Tang Min+, Fan Gang+, Cai Hongbin+, Ng, Kar Ling Johnny+
# Executive Director
* Non-executive Director
+ Independent Non-executive Director
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