Statoil: Notifiable trading

STAVANGER, Norway, Sept. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

On behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), DNB has on 13 September 2013 purchased 668,000 shares for use in the group`s Share saving plan. The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 134.95 per share. Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 9,174,148 shares. This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. Hilde Merete Nafstad, SVP Investor Relations, mbl +47 95783911 Morten Sven Johannessen, VP Investor Relations USA, mbl +1 203 570 2524 [HUG#1729308]Source:Statoil