STAVANGER, Norway, Feb. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), DNB has on 14 February 2014 purchased 588,350 shares for use in the group's Share saving plan.
The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 158.06 per share.
Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 7,870,902 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