Hamilton, Bermuda, April 19, 2010 – In connection with the Company’s Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP), Seadrill Limited has sold 180,000 shares. The strike price was NOK72.73 for 93,400 of the shares, NOK92.36 for 16,600 of the shares and NOK114.23 for 70,000 of the shares. The Company’s holding of own shares after the transaction is 921,900.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)