AWDR - Hess option for WilHunter expired

With reference to our press release of 27 October 2014, Awilco Drilling PLC announces that Hess Limited have allowed their option on WilHunter to lapse.

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, 26 February 2015


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.