Wednesday, September 1, 2021
USCG Air Station New Orleans aircrew aboard the Noble Globetrotter II. Photo via USCG

Coast Guard Responds to Noble Globetrotter II

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responds Wednesday to a vessel that reportedly sustained damage during Hurricane Ida. During the storm, we received a report that the vessel had sustained damage....

September 1, 2021
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Thursday, March 25, 2021
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Offshore Drillers Noble and Pacific Drilling to Merge in All-Stock Deal

Offshore drilling contractors Noble Corporation and Pacific Drilling will combine in an all-stock transaction that will see Noble will acquire Pacific Drilling. A definitive merger agreement was unanimously approved by...

March 25, 2021
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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Noble Emerges from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Offshore drilling contractor Noble has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy after completing a financial restructuring to eliminate $3.4 billion in bond debt. Noble emerges with a substantially delevered balance sheet...

February 9, 2021
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Friday, July 31, 2020
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Offshore Driller Noble Corp. Files for Bankruptcy

By David Wethe (Bloomberg) –Noble Corp., the offshore drilling contractor, filed for bankruptcy after the crash in crude prices made undersea oil wells too expensive to compete. The Chapter 11...

July 31, 2020
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Monday, December 12, 2016

Noble Renegotiates Drillship Contracts with Shell

London-baed drilling contractor Noble Corporation has agreed with Royal Dutch Shell to amend the long-term charter contracts for three ultra-deepwater drillships citing the challenging environment for offshore exploration and production...

December 12, 2016
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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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High Currents at the Stones Field Wreak Havoc for the Noble Jim Day

Noble Corporation’s ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig Noble Jim Day was running 20-inch casing last week at Walker Ridge 508 when sources tell gCaptain currents of up to 4.5 knots began to...

April 1, 2015
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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
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Noble Drilling to Retire Three Semi-Submersible Rigs

In Noble Corporation’s 4th quarter earnings report released today, the company took a $713 million impairment charge on the retirement of three of their semi-submersible drilling rigs, the Noble Paul...

February 4, 2015
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Monday, July 14, 2014
Noble Jule Robertson rig jackup

Noble Julie Robertson Turning to the Right at Pegasus West

The Atlantic Petroleum-contracted jackup rig Noble Julie Robertson has commenced drilling today at Pegasus West, a well located in approximately 95 feet of water in the southern North Sea. The...

July 14, 2014
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Friday, February 28, 2014
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Emergency Aboard Noble’s Paul Wolff Rig Prompts Evacuation Offshore Brazil

Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE) confirmed today that their semi-submersible drilling rig, the Noble Paul Wolff, experienced a ballast control incident at approximately 01:00 a.m. (BRT) local time on Friday. The rig is a...

February 28, 2014
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