Interoil Exploration & Production ASA : Interoil Exploration & Production ASA: Registered share capital increase

Interoil Exploration & Production ASA : Interoil Exploration & Production ASA:
                      Registered share capital increase

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Reference is made to the stock exchange notice dated 14 March 2013 announcing
the subsequent offering (the "Subsequent Offering") in Interoil Exploration &
Production ASA ("IOX" or the "Company"), and the stock exchange notice dated 9
April 2013 announcing the completion of the Subsequent Offering.

The share capital increase pertaining to the Subsequent Offering has now been
registered with the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises. Through the
Subsequent offering, the Company has issued 4,138,145 new shares at NOK 1.00
per share, raising gross proceeds of NOK 4,138,145.

The Company's new registered share capital is NOK 12,595,157.25, divided into
251,903,145 shares, each with a nominal value of NOK 0.05.

The new shares issued in the Subsequent Offering will be immediately listed on
Oslo Børs.

For further information, please contact:

Thomas J. Fjell
CEO
Mob: +47 958 15 300
E-mail: tfjell@interoil.no

Erik Sandøy
CFO
Mob: +47 488 94 426
E-mail: esandoy@interoil.no

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Important notice

This announcement is not an offer for sale of securities in the United States
or any other country in which such offer would be unlawful or would
require a prospectus, registration or other measures. The securities
referred to herein have not been registered under the United States
Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), and may not
be sold in the United States absent registration or pursuant to an exemption
from registration under the U.S. Securities Act. IOX does not intend to
register any portion of the offering of the securities in the United States or
to conduct a public offering of any of its shares in the United States. Copies
of this announcement are not being made and may not be distributed or sent
into the United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan or Switzerland, or
any other jurisdiction in which such distribution would be unlawful or would
require registration or other measures.

InterOil Exploration & Production ASA is a Norwegian based exploration and
production company - listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange - with focus on
Latin-America. The company is the operator of several production and
exploration assets in Peru, Colombia and Ghana. InterOil currently employs
approximately 275 people, and is headquartered in Oslo.

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

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