On behalf of Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE:STO), DNB has on 15 March 2017 purchased 577,538 shares for use in the group's Share saving plan.

The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 148.04 per share.

Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has 9,177,714 shares.

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