Statoil: Notifiable trading

STAVANGER, Norway, Nov. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

On behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), DNB has on 15 November 2013 purchased 644,400 shares for use in the group`s Share saving plan. The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 141.21 per share. Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 9,762,941 shares. This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. [HUG#1743798] Hilde Merete Nafstad, SVP Investor Relations, mbl +47 95783911 Morten Sven Johannessen, VP Investor Relations USA, mbl +1 203 570 2524 Source:Statoil