Purchase of own shares

On 16. March 2005, DNO ASA  purchased 107.500 own shares in DNO at a price of NOK 44,19 per share.
DNO ASA holds 882.800 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.