Statoil: Notifiable Trading

STAVANGER, Norway, Nov. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The shares purchased by DNB on behalf of Statoil ASA (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) on 15November 2013 for use in the group's share saving plan have on 19 November 2013been distributed to the employees in accordance with their savings amount.Following this, the share saving plan has 9,432,443 shares.This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.[HUG#1744212]Hilde Merete Nafstad, SVP  Investor Relations, mbl +47 95783911 Morten Sven Johannessen, VP Investor Relations USA, mbl +1 203 570 2524