DNO ASA - Rig Contract Signed

On 13 January 2006, Det Norske Oljeselskap AS, a 100% subsidiary of DNO ASA ("DNO"), and several other NCS operators in a consortium signed a final contract for the semi-submersible drilling rig Bredford Dolphin for a three year contract starting second half of 2006. Reference is also made to DNO's Stock Exchange Notice on 12 January 2006 concerning this rig contract.
 
 
DNO ASA

16 January 2006

Contacts:

Helge Eide
Managing Director / President, DNO ASA

Telephone: (+47) 55 22 47 00 / (+47) 23 23 84 80