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SDRL - Extension of non-binding agreement with SapuraKencana

HAMILTON, BERMUDA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/21/13 -- 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.

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Source: Seadrill Limited via Thomson Reuters ONE

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