Statoil's share saving plan allocates shares

Statoil's share saving plan allocates shares 
STAVANGER, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/19/12 --  The shares
purchased by DNB on behalf of Statoil (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) on 15
November 2012 for use in the group's share saving plan have on 19
November 2012
been distributed to the employees in accordance with
their savings amount. 
Following this, the share saving plan has 8,376,453 shares. 
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant
to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. 
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