SDRL - Disclosure regarding Archer Limited

SDRL - Disclosure regarding Archer Limited 
HAMILTON, BERMUDA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/11/13 --  Seadrill Limited
("Seadrill", OSE:SDRL) has today been allocated 82,003,000 shares in
the private placement of Archer
Limited (the "Company", OSE: ARCHER).
The shares were acquired at price US$1.20
per share.  Furthermore,
Seadrill will receive 2,811,793 shares in Archer as
compensation for
underwriting parts of the private placement. Following this
and the receipt of the underwriting commission, Seadrill will be
owner of 231,053,239 shares in the Company, corresponding to
39.9% of the total
number of outstanding shares in the Company. 
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant
to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. 
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Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants
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other applicable laws; and 
(ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and     
originality of the information contained therein. 
Source: Seadrill Limited via Thomson Reuters ONE 
Seadrill Limited
P.O. Box HM 1593
Par-la-Ville Place
14 Par-la-Ville Road, HM 08
Hamilton, Bermuda
*T. +1 441 295 6935
*F. +1 441 295 3494
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