|By Marketwire .||
|October 16, 2012 01:17 AM EDT||
STAVANGER, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/16/12 -- 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 shares.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
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