DNO Confirms Kurdistan Payment

Oslo, 6 January 2016 - DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today confirmed receipt of USD 30 million as partial payment towards oil exported from the Tawke field by the Kurdistan Regional Government. The payment, to be shared pro-rata with Tawke license partner Genel Energy plc, is the fourth such monthly payment since September 2015.

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Media: media@dno.no
Investors: investor.relations@dno.no
Tel: +47 911 57 197

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DNO ASA is a Norwegian oil and gas operator focused on the Middle East and North Africa. Founded in 1971 and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, the company holds stakes in onshore and offshore licenses at various stages of exploration, development and production in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Tunisia and Somaliland.

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