Sandvika, May 27, 2011: According to the resolution adopted by the Annual General Meeting on May 25, 2011, share options for executive management and key personnel have been issued today. The share options have a strike price of NOK 13.57 and a life of six years, and may be exercised in the last three years.
The following primary insiders have received a total of 2,815,039 share options:
| Name|| Share options allocated May 26, 2011|| Total number of share options|
| Ole Enger|| 563,195|| 1,122,341|
| John Andersen, Jr|| 450,046|| 845,549|
| Tore Torvund|| 377,915|| 822,156|
| Bjørn Brenna|| 357,791|| 740,171|
| Øyvind Hasaas|| 313,067|| 564,229|
| Kristine Ryssdal|| 277,644|| 584,219|
| Erik Sauar|| 307,369|| 642,125|
| Mikkel Tørud|| 92,578|| 187,527|
| Kjell Christian Bjørnsen|| 75,434|| 128,388|
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