Executive Vice President purchases shares

SOURCE:

Norsk Hydro

2008-08-14 06:18:00

OSLO, NORWAY–(EMWNews – August 14, 2008) –

Executive Vice President of Norsk Hydro ASA, Tom Røtjer, has on

August 14, 2008 purchased 3,000 shares in Hydro at NOK 57.10 per

share. New holding is 11,532 shares.


Investor contact

Contact     Stefan Solberg

Telephone   +47 22539280

Cellular    +47 91727528

E-mail      Stefan.Solberg@hydro.com



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