Statoil publishes its Form 20-F 

March 20, 2007, 15:45 CET

Statoil is today, 20 March, publishing the online edition of its annual report and accounts on US Form 20-F.

These documents are available on the group’s website at http://www.statoil.com/ir.

The HTML version of Form 20-F will be available on the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) website in the Edgar database at http://www.sec.gov from 16.00 CET today.

Printed copies of the annual report and accounts will be available from 16 April and can be ordered from the group's website at http://www.statoil.com/order

For further information:

Investor relations
Lars Troen Sørensen, senior vice president for investor relations, + 47 90 64 91 44 (mobile), +47 51 99 77 90 (office)
Geir Bjørnstad, vice president for investor relations USA: +1 (203) 978 69 50 (mobile)

Press
Ola Morten Aanestad, vice president for media relations, +47 48 08 02 12 (mobile) +47 51 99 13 77 (office)