January 18, 2002, 13:30 CET

Following an exchange agreement with ExxonMobil, Statoil now has a 70 per cent stake in PL 152 in the North Sea's block 33/12, while Petoro has 30 per cent.

In the news item, Swapping stakes with ExxonMobil, of 17 January, it was incorrectly stated that Statoil has a 100 per cent stake in PL 152 after taking over 11.1 per cent from ExxonMobil on 1 January.