Hanekamb Invest AS, a company controlled by Martin Nes, Chairman of SD Standard
Drilling Plc, has on 1 February purchased 500 000 shares at NOK 1.10 per share.
After the transaction Martin Nes and associated companies have a holding of 3
514 021 shares corresponding to 0.61 % of the outstanding shares.
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This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl
(Norwegian Securities Trading Act)