STAVANGER, NORWAY--(Marketwire - Oct 16, 2012) - On behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO),
DNB has on 15 October 2012 purchased
571,350 shares for use in the group's Share saving plan.
The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 146.48 per share.
Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 8,367,583
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
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