SDRL - North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. announces extension of

SDRL - North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. announces extension of contract
for West Epsilon 
HAMILTON, BERMUDA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/21/12 --  North Atlantic
Drilling Ltd., a majority owned subsidiary of Seadrill Limited,
announced today that Statoil has exercised
its option to extend the
contract for the heavy-duty harsh environment jack-up
rig West
Epsilon by two years from December 2014 to December 2016. The
value of the contract extension is US$215 million. 
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant
to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. 
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Source: Seadrill Limited via Thomson Reuters ONE 
Media contact
Rune Magnus Lundetrae
Chief Financial Officer
Seadrill Management AS
+47 51 30 91 26 
Analyst contact
Ragnvald Kavli
Investor Relations Manager
Seadrill Management AS
+47 51 30 96 27
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