Statoil: Notifiable trading

STAVANGER, Norway, Feb. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The shares purchased by DNB on behalf of Statoil ASA (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) on 14 February 2014 for use in the group's share saving plan have on 18 February 2014 been distributed to the employees in accordance with their savings amount.

Following this, the share saving plan has 7,566,633 shares.

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

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