Seadrill Partners LLC : SDLP - Seadrill Partners LLC closes the tender rig T15 transaction

Seadrill Partners LLC : SDLP - Seadrill Partners LLC closes the tender rig T15
                                 transaction

SDLP - Seadrill Partners LLC closes the tender rig T15 transaction

London, United Kingdom, May 17, 2013 - We refer to the press release dated May
7, 2013, which announced the transaction to acquire the T-15 Tender rig.

Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE: SDLP) ("Seadrill Partners" or the "Company") has
today completed the previously announced transaction to acquire the T-15
tender rig from Seadrill Limited ("Seadrill").

The agreed upon acquisition is for a total purchase price of US$210 million,
less approximately US$100 million of debt outstanding under the credit
facility secured by the T-15. The balance of the purchase price is being
financed with vendor financing provided by Seadrill in the form of a loan in
the amount of approximately US$110 million.

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