Pertra Makes Name Change

Effective November 19, 2007, the new company name of Pertra ASA is "Det norske oljeselskap ASA". The change of name was resolved in the Extraordinary General Meeting held November 8, 2007 and indicates that Det norske oljeselskap ASA is now a company comprising Pertra ASA and DNO's Norwegian operations (NOIL Energy ASA). The company's capital increase has been registered with the Bronnoysund Register Centre. The new share capital is NOK 11,907,670 fully paid-up and comprising 59,538,350 shares.

Oslo Bors has received the updated Certificate of Registration and Articles of Association. The new company name will be applicable in Oslo Bors' system from Wednesday, November 21.