Kværner ASA : Mandatory notification of trade

29 December 2011 - The following primary insider has purchased shares in Kværner ASA:

Jan Øyri, Executive Vice President Business Support has purchased 5 000 shares on 28 December 2011 at a purchase price of NOK 9.65 per share and will after the purchase hold 10 000 shares in Kværner ASA.

ENDS

For further information, please contact:
Investor relations:
Ingrid Aarsnes, SVP Investor Relations, Kvaerner, Tel: +47 67 59 50 46, Mob: +47 950 38 364

Media:
Mariken Holter, SVP Communications, Kvaerner, Tel: +47 67 52 74 35, Mob: +47 91 78 73 58

About Kvaerner:
With more than 3 500 HSE-focused and experienced employees, Kvaerner is a specialised provider of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for offshore platforms and onshore plants. Kværner ASA, through its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Kvaerner"), is an international contractor that plans and realises some of the world's most demanding projects as a preferred partner for upstream and downstream oil and gas operators, industrial companies and other engineering and fabrication contractors.

In 2010, the Kvaerner group had aggregated annual revenues of more than NOK 13.3 billion and the company had an order backlog at 30 June 2011 of NOK 13.3 billion. Kvaerner was publicly listed with the ticker "KVAER" at the Oslo Stock Exchange on 8 July 2011. For further information, please visit www.kvaerner.com

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.