Statoil: Notifiable Trading

STAVANGER, Norway, Nov. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
On behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO), DNB has on 15 November 2013 purchased644,400 shares for use in the group`s Share saving plan.The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 141.21 per share.Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 9,762,941shares.This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.[HUG#1743798]Hilde Merete Nafstad, SVP  Investor Relations, mbl +47 95783911Morten Sven Johannessen, VP Investor Relations USA, mbl +1 203 570 2524