SDLP - Seadrill Partners LLC First Quarter 2013 Cash Distribution

London, United Kingdom, April 29, 2013 - Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE:SDLP) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash distribution with respect to the quarter ended March 31, 2013, of US$0.3875 per unit, equivalent to an annual distribution of US$1.55

This cash distribution will be paid on May 15, 2013 to all unitholders of record as of the close of business on May 8, 2013.

Forward Looking Statements
This press release includes statements that may constitute forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond management's control. Factors that can affect future results are discussed in the registration statement filed by Seadrill Partners LLC with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which is available via the SEC's web site at  Seadrill Partners LLC undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect new information or events.

Seadrill Partners LLC
London, United Kingdom
April 29, 2013