SDLP - Seadrill Partners LLC Board of Directors Appointment

London, United Kingdom, January 30, 2013 - Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE:SDLP) announced today that Mr. Bart Veldhuizen has been appointed to its board of directors. Mr. Veldhuizen will also serve on the conflicts committee of Seadrill Partners.

Mr Veldhuizen has worked in the shipping industry since 1994, on both the banking and non-banking side, most recently as the Managing Director & Head of Shipping of Lloyds Banking Group. Mr. Veldhuizen also serves as a Director for Golar LNG Partners LP.
Seadrill Partners LLC owns and operates offshore drilling rigs under long-term contracts. The current fleet consists of two ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rigs, one drillship and one semi-tender rig, all under long-term contracts with major oil companies.

Seadrill Partners LLC
London, United Kingdom
January 30, 2013