SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of February 2018
Commission File Number: 1-15200
(Translation of registrant's name into English)
FORUSBEEN 50, N-4035, STAVANGER
(Address of principal executive office)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F [ X ] Form 40-F [ ]
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):
Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted solely to provide an attached annual report to security holders.
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):
Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted to furnish a report or other document that the registrant foreign private issuer must furnish and make public under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the registrant is incorporated, domiciled or legally organized (the registrant's "home country"), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrant's securities are traded, as long as the report or other document is not a press release, is not required to be and has not been distributed to the registrant's security holders, and, if discussing a material event, has already been the subject of a Form 6-K submission or other Commission filing on EDGAR.
On February 15, 2018, the Registrant issued a press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
(c) Exhibit 99.1. Press release dated February 15, 2018
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Date: February 15, 2018||/s/ HANS JAKOB HEGGE|
|Hans Jakob Hegge|
|Chief Financial Officer|
Statoil ASA: Announcement of dividend per share for the third quarter 2017 in NOK
Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) announced 27 October 2017 dividend per share of USD 0.2201 for third quarter 2017. The NOK dividend per share is based on average USDNOK fixing rate from Norges Bank in the period plus/minus three business days from record date 9 February 2018, in total seven business days.
Average Norges Bank fixing rate for this period was 7.9005. Third quarter 2017 dividend per share is consequently NOK 1.7389.
Under the two-year scrip dividend programme ("Scrip Dividend Programme") approved by the Annual General meeting 11 May 2017, shareholders will have the option to receive dividend in newly issued dividend shares. The subscription period for third quarter 2017 shall commence on 26 February 2018 and end on 9 March 2018. Further information about the Scrip Dividend Programme will be published in due course.
Cash dividend (net of any costs of newly issued dividend shares elected under the Scrip Dividend Programme) will be paid to shareholders on Oslo Børs on or around 23 March 2018 and to holders of American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs") on New York Stock Exchange on or around 26 March 2018.
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.