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Notice is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of Det norske oljeselskap ASA will be held at the Company’s head office at Munkegata 26, in Trondheim Norway, on Thursday 3 July 2014, at 17:00 CET.
On the agenda is the proposed rights issue, with a share capital increase providing gross proceeds of approximately NOK 3,000,000,000, being the NOK equivalent of approximately USD 500,000,000.
Find the full notice, agenda and registration information here: Notice and registration.
This announcement is not an offer for sale of securities in the United States or any other country. The securities referred to herein have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), and may not be sold in the United States absent registration or pursuant to an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act. The Company does not intend to register any portion of the offering of the securities in the United States or to conduct a public offering of the securities in the United States. Any offering of securities will be made by means of a prospectus that may be obtained from the Company when the subscription period commences and that will contain detailed information about the Company and management, as well as financial statements. Copies of this announcement are not being made and may not be distributed or sent into the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan or any other jurisdiction in which such distribution would be unlawful or would require registration or other measures.
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Certain statements included within this announcement contain forward-looking information, including, without limitation, those relating to (a) forecasts, projections and estimates, (b) statements of management’s plans, objectives and strategies for the Company, such as planned expansions, investments or other projects, (c) targeted production volumes and costs, capacities or rates, start-up costs, cost reductions and profit objectives, (d) various expectations about future developments in the Company’s markets, particularly prices, supply and demand and competition, (e) results of operations, (f) margins, (g) growth rates, (h) risk management, as well as (i) statements preceded by “expected”, “scheduled”, “targeted”, “planned”, “proposed”, “intended” or similar statements.
Although we believe that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, these forward-looking statements are based on a number of assumptions and forecasts that, by their nature, involve risk and uncertainty. Various factors could cause our actual results to differ materially from those projected in a forward-looking statement or affect the extent to which a particular projection is realized.
No assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. The Company disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.