(Bermuda, 3 June 2008) The Board of BW Offshore Limited has authorized a share buyback program for up to 3 million shares over the next two months at a maximum price of NOK 25.00. The shares will be used for the company's employee stock ownership program (ESOP).
BW Offshore Limited currently holds 39,505 own shares.
For further information, please contact:
Svein Moxnes Harfjeld, CEO, BW Offshore, +47 4140 4886
Knut R. Sæthre, CFO, BW Offshore, +47 9111 7876
BW Offshore is one of the world's leading FPSO contractors and a market leader within advanced offshore loading and production systems to the oil and gas industry. BW Offshore has 25 years' experience and has successfully delivered 12 FPSO projects and 42 turrets and offshore terminals. BW Offshore's technology division APL has delivered solutions for production vessels, storage vessels and tankers in a wide range of field developments. Adapting through competence, in-house technology, solid project execution and operational excellence, BW Offshore ensures that customer needs are met through versatile solutions for offshore oil and gas projects. BW Offshore is headquartered in Norway, and has a global network with offices in Europe, Asia Pacific, West Africa and the Americas. BW Offshore has 1,100 employees and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.bwoffshore.com and www.apl.no.