StatoilHydro: Merger Implemented

The merger between Statoil ASA and Norsk Hydro ASA’s petroleum business has been implemented today, 1 October 2007.

As of October 1, 2007, shares in the merged company StatoilHydro ASA will be traded on Oslo Bors under the ticker code STL. Reference is also made to the Statoil ASA announcement on 27 September 2007.