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Statoil: Notifiable trading

STAVANGER, NORWAY--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2013) - On behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), DNB has on 15 July 2013 purchased 686,600 shares for use in the group's Share saving plan.

The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 130.92 per share.

Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 8,525,972 shares.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

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