StatoilHydro - merger completed

The merger of Statoil ASA and Norsk Hydro ASA's petroleum activities has been completed today, 1 October 2007.

The merger of Statoil ASA and Norsk Hydro ASA's petroleum activities has been completed today, 1 October 2007.
 
As of today the shares of the merged company StatoilHydro ASA will trade on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker STL. Hydro continues as a focused aluminium company and will trade under the ticker NHY. Reference is also given to the announcement made by Hydro on 27 September 2007.
 
Investor contact
Contact     Stefan Solberg
Telephone   +47 22539280
Cellular    +47 91727528
E-mail      Stefan.Solberg@hydro.com
 
Press contact
Contact     Inger Sethov
Telephone   +47 22532036
Cellular    +47 95022359
E-mail      Inger.Sethov@hydro.com