Issuance of new shares following exercise of warrants

Reference is made to the announcement made by Golar LNG Energy Limited ("Golar Energy" or "the Company") on December 16, 2010 in respect of the exercise of warrants granted at the time of the Company's private placement in August 2009. The total number of warrants exercised on December 15, 2010 was 9,421,440 and the Company has subsequently issued the same number of shares, at $2.00 per share, on December 22, 2010.  After the issuance of these new shares, the total number of shares outstanding will be 237,764,540. December 22, 2010 Golar LNG Energy Limited Hamilton, Bermuda. This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act) This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Golar LNG Energy Limited via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1475210]