Portfolio Company Announcement

Shelf Drilling announces a three-year contract for the High Island V

Shelf Drilling, Ltd. (“Shelf Drilling” or the “Company”, OSE: SHLF) announced today that it has secured a three-year contract for the High Island V jack-up rig. This is a direct continuation of its current contract with the same customer.

The expected availability of the rig is now March 2022.

About Shelf Drilling

Shelf Drilling is a leading international shallow water offshore drilling contractor. It has rig operations across Middle East, Southeast Asia, India, West Africa and the Mediterranean. Shelf Drilling was founded in 2012 and has established itself as a leader within its industry through its fit-for-purpose strategy and close working relationship with industry leading clients. The company is incorporated under the laws of the Cayman Islands with corporate headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker “SHLF”.

Additional information about Shelf Drilling can be found at www.shelfdrilling.com