SDRL - Dividend Information

Hamilton, Bermuda, September 4, 2013 - Reference is made to the second quarter 2013 report released on August 28, 2013. Seadrill Limited will be trading ex-dividend of a cash dividend of US$0.91 per share on September 5, 2013.

The record date is September 9, 2013, and the dividend will be paid on or about September 20, 2013.

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