STAVANGER, Norway, May 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), DNB has on 15 May 2014 purchased 515,880 shares for use in the group's Share saving plan.
The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 179.89 per share.
Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 8,614,964 shares.This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. HUG#1786310
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