BW Offshore: Mandatory notification of trade

Maarten Scholten, Director of the Board in BW Offshore, yesterday purchased 50,000 shares in BW Offshore Limited of NOK 7.60 per share. Following this transaction, Mr. Scholten holds 134,000 shares in BW Offshore Limited.

For further information, please contact:

Kristian Flaten, Vice President IR and Corporate Finance, +47 9509 2322

About BW Offshore:
BW Offshore is a leading global provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry. BW Offshore is the world's second largest contractor with a fleet of 14 FPSOs and 1 FSO represented in all major oil regions world-wide. BW Offshore has a long track record on project execution and operations, as well as a robust balance sheet and strong financial capabilities. In more than 30 years of production, BW Offshore has executed 36 FPSO and FSO projects. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Further information is also available on www.bwoffshore.com

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)