Declaration from the board and CEO

We confirm to the best of our knowledge that the consolidated financial statements for 2013 have been prepared in accordance with IFRS as adopted by the EU, as well as additional information requirements in accordance with the Norwegian Accounting Act, and that the financial statements for the parent company for 2013 have been prepared in accordance with the Norwegian Accounting Act and generally accepted accounting practice in Norway, and that the information presented in the financial statements gives a true and fair view of the Company’s and Group’s assets, liabilities, financial position and result for the period viewed in their entirety, and that the board of directors’ report gives a true and fair view of the development, performance and financial position of the Company and Group, and includes a description of the key risks and uncertainties the companies are faced with.