Completion of Sale of Golar Maria

Golar LNG Limited ("Golar" or the "Company") announced today that it has completed its sale of interests in the company that owns and operates the LNG carrier Golar Maria to Golar LNG Partners L.P. ("Golar LNG Partners" or "the Partnership") for a price of $215 million. As consideration, the Partnership will assume $89.5 million of bank debt in respect of the Golar Maria and pay Golar the balance of $125.5 million in cash using the proceeds of its recent equity offerings, which closed on February 5, 2013. Hamilton, Bermuda February 7, 2013 Enquiries: Golar Management Limited - + 44 207 063 7900 Brian Tienzo Stuart Buchanan This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act) This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Golar LNG via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1676586]