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STAVANGER, Norway, April 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On behalf of Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE:STO), DNB has on 15 April 2016 purchased 682,975 shares for use in the group's Share saving plan. The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 130.50 per share. Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 8,559,255 shares. This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.