Statoil: Execution of debt capital market transactions

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STAVANGER, NORWAY--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) -


On Wednesday May 8, 2013, Statoil ASA (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), guaranteed byStatoilPetroleum AS, executed the following debt capital market transactions:

* Issue of USD 750,000,000 1.150% Notes due May 15, 2018

* Issue of USD 500,000,000 Floating Rate Notes due May 15, 2018

* Issue of USD 900,000,000 2.650% Notes due January 15, 2024

* Issue of USD 850,000,000 3.950% Notes due May 15, 2043

The net proceeds from the issue of the Notes will be used for generalcorporatepurposes which may include repayment or purchase of existing debt or otherpurposes described in the prospectus supplement for these issues of Notes.Thetransactions will increase the financial flexibility of the company.

The Notes have been fully subscribed. The settlement date is May 15, 2013.

Any public offering in the United States is being made solely by means of aprospectus supplement to the prospectus included in the RegistrationStatementfiled by Statoil ASA and Statoil Petroleum AS and previously declaredeffective.

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This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitationof anoffer to buy any securities of Statoil ASA nor shall there be any sale ofthesesecurities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or salewouldbe unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securitieslaws ofsuch jurisdiction.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant tosection5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

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Source: Statoil via Thomson Reuters ONE

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