Statoil ASA - notifiable trading

STAVANGER, Norway, Dec. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following primary insider in Statoil ASA (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) has purchased shares in Statoil ASA:

Jakob Stausholm, board member of Statoil ASA, has on 4 December 2014 purchased 17,400 shares in Statoil ASA at a price of 131.50662069 NOK per share and will after the purchase hold 50,000 shares in Statoil ASA.

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