New Share Capital Registered

10 Oct 2016

Date: Oslo, 10th October 2016 Reference is made to the stock exchange notice of 31 August 2016 regarding share capital increase in respect of issuance of new shares to members of management. The share capital increase has now been registered with the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises. The new share capital is NOK 1,483,514,320 divided into 148,351,432 shares having a par value of NOK 10.00. This notice is issued pursuant to Section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act and the Oslo Børs Continuing Obligation