SDRL - Filing of Annual Report 2012 on Form 20-F

Hamilton, Bermuda, April 30, 2013 - Seadrill Limited (the "Company") announced that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012. Seadrill has made its Annual Report on Form 20-F available on its website.

Seadrill's Annual Report on Form 20-F, may be accessed in the website of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Shareholders may also request a hard copy of the Annual Report, which includes the Company's complete 2012 audited financial statements, free of charge, by sending an email to:

Please note that we have revised our preliminary annual 2012 year to date financial results from our previous announcement dated February 28, 2012.  Net income as revised is $1,205 million compared to previously announced $1,257 million resulting from a change to income tax expense.  Please see our Form 20-F filed with the SEC for our complete 2012 annual financial statements and related disclosures.

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