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Transocean Ltd. to Be Included in Swiss Market Index

June 3, 2010

ZUG, SWITZERLAND, Jun 03, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) announced today that the Management Committee of SIX Swiss Exchange has ruled in favor of an extraordinary inclusion of Transocean Ltd. in the Swiss Market Index (SMI(R)) and the SLI Swiss Leader Index. SIX Swiss Exchange announced that the Transocean shares would be included in these indices effective June 21, 2010.

Transocean, Ltd. is the world's largest offshore drilling contractor and the leading provider of drilling management services worldwide. With a fleet of 139 mobile offshore drilling units plus three ultra-deepwater units under construction, Transocean's fleet is considered one of the most modern and versatile in the world due to its emphasis on technically demanding segments of the offshore drilling business. Transocean owns or operates a contract drilling fleet of 45 High-Specification Floaters (Ultra-Deepwater, Deepwater and Harsh-Environment semisubmersibles and drillships), 26 Midwater Floaters, 10 High-Specification Jackups, 55 Standard Jackups and other assets utilized in the support of offshore drilling activities worldwide.

For more information about Transocean, please visit our website at www.deepwater.com.

SOURCE: Transocean Ltd.