Aker Puchases 306.000 of its Own Shares

Aker Kværner purchased 306.000 own shares on the Oslo Børs at an average price of NOK 141.81 per share.

Following the transaction, AKVER holds a total of 2.841.830 own shares representing 1,037 % of total shares outstanding (in addition to 1,146,170 shares that have been approved cancelled by the 2007 annual general meeting and will be deleted upon execution of the share capital reduction in the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises (Foretaksregisteret).