SDRL - Qatar Petroleum and Gulf Drilling International
Hamilton, Bermuda, May 1, 2019 - Seadrill Limited ("Seadrill" or the "Company") refers to the announcement by Gulf International Services, which makes reference to Seadrill, made in connection with the award of 6 drilling contracts by Qatar Petroleum to Gulf Drilling International Ltd (GDI).
Seadrill has an existing Strategic Cooperation Agreement (SCA) with GDI under which one rig is currently operating in Qatar. The Company is working with GDI to finalize an agreement to provide up to 5 additional Jack-up rigs under the terms of the SCA.
The Company believes this is an attractive opportunity that will further strengthen the relationship between the parties. A further announcement will be made once the agreement has been finalized.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
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This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.