Oslo, 19 October 2023 Dolphin Drilling AS (Dolphin Drilling, OSE: DDRIL), make reference to the earlier announcement on September 14, 2023 and today’s public announcement by Oil India Limited. Dolphin Drilling has today received a Letter of Award (LOA) for a drilling campaign from Oil India Limited for a 14-month firm period, extendable by another 7 months. The LOA is subject to signed final contract. ENDS For further information, please contact: Ingolf Gillesdal, Corporate Finance and Investor Relations, tel: +47 920 45 320 Dolphin Drilling | www.dolphindrilling.com Dolphin