Statoil: Notifiable trading

Statoil: Notifiable trading 
STAVANGER, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/16/12 --  On behalf of
Statoil (OSLO: STL) (NYSE: STO), DNB has on 15 November 2012
purchased 618,750 shares for use in the group's Share saving plan. 
The shares have been acquired at a price of NOK 137.37 per share. 
Before distribution to the employees, the Share saving plan has
8,691,603 shares. 
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant
to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. 
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