Statoil: Notifiable Trading

STAVANGER, Norway, Oct. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
On behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), DNB has on 15 October 2013 purchased658,900 shares for use in the group's Share saving plan.The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 137.34 per share.Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 9,489,556shares.This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.[HUG#1735914]