The shares purchased by DNB on behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) on 13 July
2012 for use in the group's share saving plan have on 17 July 2012 been
distributed to the employees in accordance with their savings amount.
Following this, the share saving plan has 7,265,014 shares.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.