Purchase of own shares

On 15. March 2005, DNO ASA  purchased 100.000 own shares in DNO at a price of NOK 44,47 per share.
DNO ASA holds 775.300 treasury shares following this purchase. In addition, DNO ASA has entered into forward contracts to purchase 2,194,259 DNO shares and holds options for purchase of 6,350,000 DNO shares.