Moscow, June 25, 2014

Management Share Dealing Notification

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Eurasia Drilling Company Limited ("EDC" or the "Company" - LSE: EDCL), the leading onshore and offshore drilling service provider in the CIS, has been notified that Margin Finance Company Limited, which is owned by The Patrimony Trust, a trust established for the family of Alexander Yu. Djaparidze, has purchased 628,205 Global Depositary Receipts of the Company at the average price USD 30.01 per GDR on June 10 and June 11, 2014. After this transaction, The Patrimony Trust's total holdings in the Company amount to 16,122,377 GDRs (equivalent to 16,122,377 common shares), representing approximately 11% of the Issued and Outstanding Shares of the Company.

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EDC is the largest provider of onshore drilling services in Russia, as measured by the number of metres drilled, providing onshore integrated well construction services and workover services.  The Company also provides offshore drilling services in the Caspian Sea and is the largest provider of such services in the sectors where it operates based on the number of jack-up drilling rigs. The Company offers its onshore integrated well construction services and workover services to local and international oil and gas companies primarily in Russia and its offshore drilling services to Russian and international oil and gas companies in the Russian, Kazakh and Turkmen sectors of the Caspian Sea. In addition, the Company provides onshore drilling services in Iraq. The Company is traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol "EDCL".

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 For further information, please contact:

Tom O'Gallagher, VP Marketing and Investor Relations
Evgeniya Bitsenko, Head of Investor Relations
+44 (0) 207 717 9707
investors.relations@eurasiadrilling.com

Hudson Sandler
Andrew Hayes/ Maria Ignatova 
+44 (0)20 7796 4133

June 25, 2014

­­­­­Some of the views expressed in this document may constitute "forward looking statements" that involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

 

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