SDRL - Seadrill announces second quarter 2012 earnings release date and conference call information

Hamilton, Bermuda, August 15, 2012 - Seadrill is scheduled to release its second quarter 2012 results on Monday August 27, 2012.

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

A conference call will be held at 12:00 p.m. ET time and 6:00 p.m. (Norwegian time) on Monday August 27, 2012.

Management will in the same conference call address highlights in North Atlantic Drilling Ltd's second quarter 2012 results.

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 56 053
Norway +47 23 16 27 29
International call +44 (0)20 7784 1036
UK Free call 0800 279 4841
US +1 646 254 3366
US Free call 1877 249 9037

The participants will be asked for their name, company and conference ID. The Seadrill conference ID is: 5394082.

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 3427 0598
US : +1 347 366 9565
Norway: +47 21 00 04 98

- followed by replay access number: 5394082

Participant list information required: Full name & company
Replay will be available until midnight on September 2, 2012.

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