STAVANGER, Norway, Oct. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On behalf of Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE:STO), DNB has on 15 October 2015 purchased 661,646 shares for use in the group's Share saving plan. The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 140.46 per share. Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 10,686,080 shares.  

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

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