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Interoil Exploration & Production ASA : Message from the Nomination Committee to the shareholders in Interoil Exploration and Production ASA

Interoil Exploration and Production ASA (the "Company") has scheduled its annual general meeting of shareholders (the "AGM") to be held on 6 June 2012. The AGM will, inter alia, address election of directors (the "Directors") to the Company's board of directors (the "Board"), and election of members to the nomination committee (the "Nomination Committee").

According to applicable company law and section 5 of Company's Articles of Association, the Board shall consist of a minimum of three and a maximum of seven Directors. The Board currently consists of five Directors. Three Directors, Messrs. Rød, Perrucci and Håkstad were elected last year and, therefore, do not stand for election this year. However, two Directors - Ms. Berit Kjøll and Ms. Patricia Guerra - will have completed the two-year terms for which they were elected in 2010.

The Nomination Committee, which according to the Company's Articles of Association is to consist of three members. Two members, Ms. Berit Kjøll and Mr. Aage Thoen, were elected in 2010 for a two-year term, and stand for re-election or replacement. The third member, Mr. Hans P. Bjerke, was elected last year and does not stand for re-election or replacement this year.

The Nomination Committee will provide a proposal in connection with the composition and/or election of Directors and the Nomination Committee to the AGM. The Nomination Committee shall also present a proposal as to remuneration.

Prior to making any recommendation, the Nomination Committee shall appreciate any views or suggestions that shareholders in the Company may have on any of the issues set out above, including any specific proposals as to new candidate(s) to the Board and/or the Nomination Committee.

Any one of the Nomination Committee members may be contacted before 5 May. 2012 by shareholders in the Company with input regarding the above at the following e-mail addresses.

Hans P. Bjerke; hpb@ghg.no

Aage Thoen; aathoen@online.no

Berit Kjøll; berit.kjoll@huawei.com


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

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NO-0251 Oslo, Norway

Phone: (+47) 67 51 86 50
Fax: (+47) 67 51 86 60
info@interoil.no

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