On behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), DNB has on 14 May 2012 purchased
541,000 shares for use in the group`s Share saving plan.
The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 150.25 per share.
Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 6,966,105
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.