Share options issued

Sandvika, July 22, 2010: According to the resolution adopted by the Annual General Meeting on May 19, 2010, share options for executive management and key personnel have been issued today. The share options have an exercise price of NOK 20.61 and a life of six years, and may be exercised in the last three years.

The following primary insiders have received a total of 2,367,993 share options:


Name Share options allocated July 22, 2010 Total number of share options
Ole Enger 420,184 559,146
John Andersen, Jr 271,763 395,503
Tore Torvund 355,711 444,241
Einar Kilde 258,365 375,332
Bj�rn Brenna 258,365 382,380
Kristine Ryssdal 207,143 306,575
Erik Sauar 229,320 334,756
Svanaug Bergland 158,410 234,449
Matthew Shippey 86,708 138,427
Mikkel T�rud 69,070 94,949
Kjell Christian Bj�rnsen 52,954 52,954

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