SDLP - Seadrill Partners LLC Board of Directors Appointment

London, United Kingdom, April 29, 2013 - Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE:SDLP) announced today that Mr. Tony Curry has been appointed to its board of directors. Mr. Curry will also serve on the conflicts committee of Seadrill Partners. Simultaneously, Mr. Bert Bekker (Director of Seadrill Partners LLC) will step down from the conflicts committee as a consequence of his appointment to the Seadrill Limited Board.

Mr. Curry retired from Shell in May 2009 having spent 40 years in Shell Shipping. For the last 12 years Mr. Curry was the Time Charter & Sale and Purchase Manager. Prior to this Mr. Curry spent seven years in Shell Western Services, Nassau, Bahamas as the Oil Freight Manager. Mr. Curry was a Director of Frontline Ltd from October 2009 to April 2013.

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.