Statoil: Execution Of Debt Capital Market Transactions

STAVANGER, Norway, Sept. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
(1) On August 27, 2013, Statoil ASA (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), guaranteed by StatoilPetroleum AS, executed the following debt capital market transaction:  * Issue of USD 300,000,000 Notes with floating interest rate and due August    27, 2020The net proceeds from the issue of the Notes are used for general corporatepurposes. The transaction will increase the financial flexibility of thecompany.The issue had been agreed and fully subscribed on  August 19, 2013.The transaction was executed under Statoil ASA's USD 8,000,000,000 Euro MediumTerm Note (EMTN) Programme. The Notes are not listed on any Stock Exchange.(2) Today, September 6, 2013, Statoil ASA (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), guaranteed byStatoil Petroleum AS, agreed the following debt capital market transactions:  * Issue of NOK 2,000,000,000 Notes with 4.13% interest rate and due September    16, 2025  * Issue of NOK 1,000,000,000 Notes with 4.26% interest rate and due September    16, 2033The net proceeds from the issue of the Notes will be used for general corporatepurposes. The transactions will increase the financial flexibility of thecompany.The Notes have been fully subscribed. Settlement date is September 16, 2013.The transaction is executed under Statoil ASA's USD 8,000,000,000 Euro MediumTerm Note (EMTN) Programme. The Notes will be listed on the London StockExchange.Further information from:Investor relations:Hilde Merete Nafstad, Senior vice president,+47 957 83911Morten Sven Johannessen, VP Investor Relations USA,+1 2039786950 / +1 2035702524Press:Fredrik Norman, media relations,+47 918 66567Finance:Tron Vormeland, Vice president, Corporate financing,+47 905 40135 (mobile), +47 51 99 42 97 (office).......................................This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of anoffer to buy any securities of Statoil ASA nor shall there be any sale of thesesecurities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale wouldbe unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws ofsuch jurisdiction.This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-8 vphl(Norwegian Securities Trading Act)[HUG#1727837]

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