NVTK: OAO Novatek: Notification by persons discharging managerial responsibilities

  NVTK: OAO Novatek: Notification by persons discharging managerial   responsibilities  UK Regulatory Announcement  MOSCOW  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       NOTIFICATION BY PERSONS DISCHARGING                           MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES  Moscow, 6 May 2014. OAO NOVATEK (“NOVATEK” and/or the “Company”) has received notice from the Chairman of the Company’s Management Board Leonid Mikhelson regarding a change in his direct equity stake of ordinary shares of NOVATEK.             % of ordinary shares  % of ordinary Date of notification of change Name       prior to notification shares after  in equity stake                                  notification Leonid V.  0.7033%               0.7152%       06.05.2014 Mikhelson                                       ***  For further information, please visit www.novatek.ru or contact:  Press Service       Investor Relations  +7 (495) 721 2207  +7 (495) 730 6013  press@novatek.ru    ir@novatek.ru                                       ***  OAO NOVATEK is Russia’s largest independent gas producer and the second-largest natural gas producer in Russia. Founded in 1994, the Company is engaged in the exploration, production, processing and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. The Company’s upstream activities are concentrated in the prolific Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region, which is the world’s largest natural gas producing area and accounts for approximately 90% of Russia’s natural gas production and approximately 17% of the world’s gas production. NOVATEK is an open joint stock company established under the laws of the Russian Federation. The Company’s shares are listed in Russia on Moscow Exchange (MOEX) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the ticker symbol «NVTK».  Contact:  OAO Novatek