Increase in share capital

Stavanger, 19 March 2013: Reference is made to the stock exchange announcement dated 12 March 2013 regarding the issuance of 448,778 new shares in Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco). The capital increase has now been registered with the Register of Business Enterprises. The new registered share capital of Noreco is NOK 1,103,891,694.50 divided into 356,094,095 shares, each with a nominal value of NOK 3.10. The new shares will be immediately listed on Oslo Stock Exchange.


Kjetil Bakken, Investor Relations Manager ( +47 91 889 889) 

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


About Norwegian Energy Company ASA

Noreco is an independent Norwegian oil company. The company’s focus is to explore, develop and produce oil and gas in the North Sea region. Since incorporation in 2005, the company has grown through license rounds, successful exploration and acquisitions. Noreco operates in Norway, Denmark and United Kingdom, and employs around 70 oil and gas professionals. Noreco is listed on the Oslo Børs (ticker NOR).

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