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Statoil: Notifiable trading

STAVANGER, NORWAY--(Marketwire - Mar 18, 2013) - The following primary insider have on 15 March 2013 acquired Statoil ASA shares* at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at a share price of $24.97 in connection with the company's long-term incentive programme.

Number of acquired shares and new total share holding is listed in the table below.

Name Purchased* New share holding* William Maloney 11,263.486996 29,710.449911 *American Depositary Receipts (ADR)

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

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