Seadrill Limited : SDRL - Extension of non-binding agreement with SapuraKencana

      Seadrill Limited : SDRL - Extension of non-binding agreement with
                                SapuraKencana

Hamilton, Bermuda, January 21, 2013 - Reference is made to the press release
dated November 5 , 2012, regarding a non-binding agreement for integrating
Seadrill's tender rig business into SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd. Seadrill and
SapuraKencana have made solid progress in the first part of the due diligence
and have agreed to extend the validity period of the agreement to February 8,
2013, to facilitate the ongoing finalization of the due diligence and
negotiations for the terms of the sale agreement and related transaction
agreement(s) in relation to the proposed transaction.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

Media contact
Rune Magnus Lundetræ
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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