SDLP - Seadrill Partners LLC closes the ultra-deepwater drillship West Auriga transaction

London, United Kingdom, March 26, 2014 - We refer to the press release dated March 11, 2014, which announced the transaction to acquire the 6th generation ultra-deepwater drillship West Auriga. Seadrill Partners LLC has now completed the previously announced transaction to acquire the West Auriga from Seadrill Limited with effect from March 24, 2014.

Questions should be directed to:
Graham Robjohns: Chief Executive Officer
Rune Magnus Lundetræ: Chief Financial Officer