Notifiable trading 

April 16, 2007, 09:00 CEST

On behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), DnB NOR has on 13 April 2007 purchased 171,000 shares for use in the group`s share saving plan.

The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 167.85 per share. Before distribution to the employees, the share saving plan has 1,314,401 shares.