AWDR - Dividend Information

Reference is made to the second quarter 2013 report released on 15 August 2013. Awilco Drilling PLC will be trading ex-dividend of a cash dividend of US$1.00 per share on 21 August 2013. The record date is 23 August 2013 and the dividend will be paid on or about 20 September 2013.

Aberdeen, 19 August 2013

For further information please contact:

Jon Oliver Bryce, CEO
Phone: +44 1224 737900

Cathrine Haavind, IR Manager
Phone: +47 93 42 84 64

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.