euro adhoc: OMV Aktiengesellschaft / other / OMV and Verbund discuss regarding an alliance in the energy sector (E)

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08.05.2006

OMV and Österreichische Elektrizitätswirtschafts-Aktiengesellschaft (Verbund) are engaged in discussions regarding an energy alliance. Potential synergies between their respective gas and power businesses is one area to be exploited.

In the event of these discussions leading to a positive conclusion, we would inform our shareholders/the public appropriately. Until further notice both parties have agreed to hold the contents of these discussions as confidential.

Further inquiry note:
OMV
Investor Relations:
Ana-Barbara Kuncic
Tel. +43 1 40 440-21443; e-mail: investor.relations@omv.com
Press:
Bettina Gneisz-Al-Ani
Tel. +43 1 40 440-21660; e-mail: bettina.gneisz@omv.com
Thomas Huemer
Tel. +43 1 40 440-21660; e-mail: thomas.huemer@omv.com

Internet Homepage: http://www.omv.com

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emitter: OMV Aktiengesellschaft
Otto-Wagner-Platz 5
A-1090 Wien
phone: +43 1 40440/21600
FAX: +43 1 40440/29496
mail: investor.relations@omv.com
WWW: http://www.omv.com
ISIN: AT0000743059
indexes: ATX Prime, ATX
stockmarkets: official dealing: Wiener Börse AG
sector: Oil & Gas - Downstream activities
language: English

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