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2016-12-15

Statoil ASA: Result of the Dividend Issue for the second quarter 2016

Reference is made to the previous announcements by Statoil ASA (the "Company",
OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) regarding the Dividend Issue for the second quarter 2016.

The subscription period expired on 2 December 2016 and subscriptions were made
for a total of 18,134,091 Dividend Shares in the Dividend Issue, reducing the
dividend payable by approximately USD 312 million for the Company.
Approximately 46% of shareholders' total net dividend have been used to
subscribe for shares in the Dividend Issue.

The share capital increase relating to the Dividend Issue is expected to be
registered with the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises (Nw.
Foretaksregisteret) on 15 December 2016. The delivery of the Dividend Shares
to shareholders on Oslo Børs ("Oslo Stock Exchange") is expected to take
place on or about 16 December 2016 and on or around 19 December 2016 for
holders of ADRs on New York Stock Exchange.

The Dividend Shares will be registered with VPS under ISIN NO 0010096985 and
will be traded on Oslo Børs under the Company's trading symbol "STL". Trading
of the new shares will commence on 19 December 2016.

Payment of the cash dividend to holders of ordinary shares on Oslo Børs is
expected to be on or about 16 December 2016. Cash payment of the dividend to
holders of ADRs is expected to be on or about 19 December 2016.

Contact persons:

Peter Hutton, senior vice president for investor relations,
Tel: +44 7881 918 792

Morten Sven Johannessen, vice president for investor relations USA,
Tel: + 1 203 570 2524

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

This announcement and the information contained herein does not constitute or
form a part of, and should not be construed as, an offer for sale or
subscription for or solicitation or invitation of any offer to subscribe for
or purchase of dividend shares or any other securities of the Company and
cannot be relied on for any investment contract or decision.

It may be unlawful to distribute this announcement in certain jurisdictions.
This announcement is not for distribution in any jurisdiction in which prior
registration or approval is required for that purpose. No steps have been
taken or will be taken in any jurisdiction outside of Norway in which such
steps would be required. No competent authority or any other regulatory body
has passed upon the adequacy of this document or approved or disapproved the
distribution of dividend shares outside of Norway. Any representation to the
contrary may be a criminal offense.

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The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Statoil via Globenewswire

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