AO Mangistaumunaigas, the Kazakh oil producer half-owned by PetroChina, paid out 119.6 billion tenge ($803 million) in 2011 dividends to holders of ordinary shares.
The company also paid 1.2 billion tenge to holders of preferred stock, Aktau-based Mangistaumunaigas said today in a statement to the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange.
PetroChina and KazMunaiGaz National Co. bought the company for $2.6 billion in November 2009. Mangistaumunaigas, which is developing 15 oilfields in Kazakhstan, reported a 40 percent jump in profit to 157.3 billion tenge last year.
-- Editors: Amanda Jordan, Ana Monteiro