SDRL - Mandatory notification of trade

SDRL - Mandatory notification of trade 
HAMILTON, BERMUDA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/04/13 --  Seadrill Limited
('the Company') has through
market purchases executed April 3,
repurchased 150,000 of the Company's own common stocks at an average
price of NOK212.919 per share. 
In connection with the Company's Employee Share Ownership Plan
(ESOP), eligible
option holders have exercised options to acquire
43,350 common shares at strike
prices varying from NOK31.33 to
NOK139.35 per share. 
The Company has used treasury shares to settle the obligation related
to the
share option plan. 
After these transactions, the Company has a holding of 247,659
treasury shares. 
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 
Analyst contact
Rune Magnus Lundetrae
Chief Financial Officer
Seadrill Management AS
+47 51 30 99 19 
Media contact
Alf Thorkildsen
Chief Executive Officer
Seadrill Management AS
+47 51 30 99 19
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