The merger between Statoil ASA and Norsk Hydro
ASA’s petroleum business is expected to be implemented on October 1, 2007, before the opening of the markets in Oslo that day. As a result, this will be the first day of trading in the StatoilHydro share. Friday, September 28, will be the last day that the Hydro shares will trade inclusive of the right to receive Statoil shares. Following the merger Hydro will continue as a focused aluminum company; the NHY ticker code and ISIN number NO0005052605 remain unchanged.