AWDR - Hess option for WilHunter amended

Awilco Drilling PLC and Hess UK Ltd have agreed to postpone the date by which the duration of the option of up to 275 days on WilHunter is to be declared, the option declaration date is not later than 25th February 2015.

WilHunter is one of Awilco Drilling's two Enhanced Pacesetter semi-submersibles and is equipped for drilling in water depths up to 1,500ft.

Aberdeen, 27 October 2014


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.