UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

For the month of May, 2022

 

Commission File Number 1-15106

 

 

PETRÓLEO BRASILEIRO S.A. – PETROBRAS

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Brazilian Petroleum Corporation – PETROBRAS

(Translation of Registrant's name into English)

 

Avenida Henrique Valadares, 28 – 19th floor 
20231-030 – Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Federative Republic of Brazil

(Address of principal executive office)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F. 

Form 20-F ___X___ Form 40-F _______

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Yes _______ No___X____

 

 
 

 

 

Petrobras on payment of dividends

Rio de Janeiro, May 10, 2022 - Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras informs that will pay, on Monday, 05/16/2022, complementary dividends referred to the 2021 fiscal year, based on shareholding position as of 04/13/2022, in connection to the Material Fact released on that date.

The amount of dividends to be paid will be adjusted by Selic interest rate from 12/31/2021 to 05/16/2022, according to the interest rate adjustment calculation, as listed below:

Dividends announced on 04/13/2022
Common (ON) and Preferred (PN) Shares  
Amount in Reais per common and preferred share R$ 2.8610762
Selic rate adjustment R$ 0.1091725
Total Amount R$ 2.9702487

 

Income tax will be levied on the amount corresponding to the monetary restatement, at a rate of 22.5%, according to the legislation in effect.

The withholding of income tax, mentioned above, will not be applied to shareholders who legally prove their status as immune or exempt.

The dividends not claimed within three years, as of the date of payment (05/16/2022), will expire and will be reverted in favor of the company (Law 6404/76, Article 287, Item II, subitem a).

CREDIT INSTRUCTIONS

Payment will be made by Banco Bradesco S.A. (Bradesco), institution depositary of book-entry shares. All shareholders who have their registration duly updated, will have their rights automatically credited to their bank accounts on the date of payment. More information can be obtained through any Bradesco branch or by calling 0800-7011616.

For shareholders with custody in B3, the payment will be done by deposit brokers.

For holders of American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) negotiated on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the payment will be made from 05/23/2022 by JP Morgan Chase, depositary bank of ADRs. Information and clarifications may be obtained at www.adr.com

 

www.petrobras.com.br/ri


PETRÓLEO BRASILEIRO S.A. – PETROBRAS | Investors Relations

email: petroinvest@petrobras.com.br/acionistas@petrobras.com.br

Av. Henrique Valadares, 28 – 19th Floor – 20231-030 – Rio de Janeiro, RJ.

Tel.: 55 (21) 3224-1510/9947 | 0800-282-1540


This document may contain forecasts within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (Securities Act), and Section 21E of the Securities Trading Act of 1934, as amended (Trading Act) that reflect the expectations of the Company's officers. The terms: "anticipates", "believes", "expects", "predicts", "intends", "plans", "projects", "aims", "should," and similar terms, aim to identify such forecasts, which evidently involve risks or uncertainties, predicted or not bythe Company. Therefore, future results of the Company's operations may differ from current expectations, and the reader should not rely solely on the information included herein.

 
 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: May 10, 2022

 

PETRÓLEO BRASILEIRO S.A–PETROBRAS

By: /s/ Rodrigo Araujo Alves

______________________________

Rodrigo Araujo Alves

Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer

 

 

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