STAVANGER, Norway, May 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The shares in Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE: STO)  will be traded ex dividend USD 0.2201 and ex rights to participate in the dividend issue (scrip dividend programme) for fourth quarter 2015 as from today, 12 May 2016.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)

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