Purchase of own shares

On 10. March 2005, DNO ASA  purchased 200.000 own shares in DNO at a price of NOK 42,61 per share.
DNO ASA holds 575.300 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.