Purchase of own shares

On 11. March 2005, DNO ASA  purchased 100.000 own shares in DNO at a price of NOK 43,65 per share.
DNO ASA holds 675.300 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.