Statoil ASA - notifiable trading

Statoil ASA - notifiable trading 
STAVANGER, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/20/12 --  The following
primary insider in Statoil ASA (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) has purchased
shares in Statoil ASA: 
Lady Barbara Judge, board member of Statoil ASA, has on 20 December
2012 purchased 1,467 shares in Statoil ASA at a price of NOK 139.4875
per share and
will after the purchase hold 5,291 shares in Statoil
ASA. 
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant
to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. 
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