Opening of Liquidation Proceedings at RC Paliwa Sp. z o.o.
Report no. 96/20052006-12-20

The Management Board of Grupa LOTOS S.A. reports that on December 20th 2006 it became aware that an entry concerning the opening of liquidation proceedings concerning RC Paliwa Sp. z o.o. has been made in the National Court Register maintained by the District Court of Katowice, VIII Commercial Division of the National Court Register, under a decision dated November 27th 2006 issued in response to the petition for the opening of liquidation proceedings of November 9th 2006. Mr Antoni Tomaszek has been appointed the liquidator of the company. LOTOS Czechowice S.A. holds 100% of shares in RC Paliwa Sp. z o.o. Grupa LOTOS S.A. controls 80.04% of the share capital of LOTOS Czechowice S.A. The liquidation proceedings referred to above have been instituted as part of the programme of streamlining the structure of the LOTOS Group and the restructuring programme for the Southern Refineries. Legal basis for publication of this report: Par. 5.1.24 of the Regulation of the Minister of Finance on current and periodic information to be published by issuers of securities, dated October 19th 2005.