Results of subsequent offering

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Results of subsequent offering
 
Stavanger, 29 October 2009: Norwegian Energy Company ASA ("Noreco" or the "Company" -  OSE:NOR): Reference is made to the prospectus dated 19 October 2009 regarding the subsequent offering of up to 7,100,000 new shares in Noreco at a subscription price of NOK 15 per share.
 
The subscription period in Noreco's subsequent offering expired on 27 October, 2009.
 
The offering was significantly oversubscribed. Based on the allocation principles described in the prospectus, the Company's Board of Directors has resolved to issue 5,164,829 new shares at NOK 15 per share, raising gross proceeds of NOK 77.5 million.
 
Allocation letters will be distributed on or about 30 October, 2009. Payment date is 3 November, 2009.
 

The new shares to be issued in the subsequent offering will not be tradable until the shares have been fully paid and the share capital increase has been registered in the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises, expected to take place on or about 10 November 2009. Following this, the new share capital of the Company will be NOK 751,544,674.6  divided on 242,433,766  shares, each with a nominal value of NOK 3.10.

 
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For further information, please contact:
Einar Gjelsvik, Vice President Strategy & Investor Relations, +47 992 83 856
 
 
* This press release is for information purposes only and shall not constitute an offer to buy, sell, issue, or subscribe for, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, sell, issue, or subscribe for any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. In particular, the securities referred to in this announcement have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"), or under the securities legislation of any state of the United States, and may not be offered or sold in the United States. The securities are being offered and sold outside the United States in "offshore transactions", as defined in, and in accordance with, Rule 903 of Regulation S under the Securities Act. No public or other offering of securities of the Company has been or will be made in connection with the Private Placement in the United States.
 
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