STAVANGER, NORWAY--(Marketwire - Oct 17, 2012) - The shares purchased by DNB on behalf of
Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) on 15
October 2012 for use in the group's share saving plan have on 17 October
been distributed to the employees in accordance with their savings amount.
Following this, the share saving plan has 8,072,853 shares.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
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