SDRL - Seadrill announces fourth quarter 2011 earnings release date and conference call information

Hamilton, Bermuda, February 17, 2012 - Seadrill is scheduled to release its fourth quarter 2012 results on Tuesday February 17, 2012 before the start of trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

In connection with the earnings release, a conference call/webcast will be held as described below.

A conference call will be held at 09:00 a.m. ET time and 3:00 p.m. (Norwegian time) on Tuesday February 17, 2012.

Management will in the same conference call address highlights in the North Atlantic Drilling Ltd fourth quarter report 2012.

To listen to the management presentation of the results, the following options are available:

A. Webcast
In order to listen to the presentation on the web, you need to have a sound card installed on your computer.

B. Conference call
Call-in numbers:
Norway Free call 800 56054
Norway + 47 23 16 27 71
International call +44 (0)20 7136 6283
UK Free call 0800 279 4841
US +1 877 249 9037

The participants will be asked for their name, company and conference ID. The Seadrill conference ID is: 2062425

There will be a Q&A session subsequent to the presentation. Information on 'how to ask management questions' will be given at the beginning of the Q&A session.

In order to view the presentation while listening to the conference, please download the presentation material from

If you are unable to participate in the conference call, there is an opportunity to listen to a replay on (Investor Relations) or to listen to a playback by dialing:
UK : +44 (0)20 7111 1244
US : + 1 347 366 9565
Norway: +47 21 00 04 98

- followed by replay access number: 2062425#

Participant list information required: Full name & company
Replay will be available until March 7, 2012.

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