DNO International ASA : Mandatory Notification of Trade

Oslo, 9 May 2014 - DNO International ASA ("DNO") announces that on 9 May 2014 the following primary insiders have acquired synthetic shares in DNO under the Employee Share Saving Scheme at a price of NOK 17.04 per synthetic share based on the closing price on 8 May 2014:

Name Position                       Synthetic shares purchased Total holding of synthetic shares
Anita Hjerkinn Aarnæs Director Human Resources 1 141 9 026
Nicholas Atencio VP Corporate Controls and Chief Risk Officer 2 021 7278
Christian Dalby Senior Legal Counsel & Corporate Secretary 953 2042
Bjørn Dale President and Managing Director 2 017 10 237
Daljit Gill General Manager Kurdistan 2 244 13 245
David Grassick General Manager Oman 1 342 12 567
Ståle Monstad Director Subsurface 1 120 5541
Trond Myrseth VP Operations 1 300 10 547
Scott North General Manager Yemen            1 448            8 436
Michel Pick General Manager Tunisia 750 10 627
Haakon Sandborg VP Chief Financial Officer 586 5031
Per Øyvind Stene Corporate Financial Controller 278 4 117

Oslo, 9 May 2014

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This information is subject to disclosure pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.