Noble Corporation Provides Fleet Contract Status Update

           Noble Corporation Provides Fleet Contract Status Update

PR Newswire

ZUG, Switzerland, Feb. 7, 2013

ZUG, Switzerland, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE)
today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract
information has been updated as of February 7, 2013. The report, titled "Fleet
Status Report," can be found on the Company's Web site www.noblecorp.com,
under the "Quick Links" section of the homepage.

About Noble
Noble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry.
Noble performs, through its subsidiaries, contract drilling services with a
fleet of 79 offshore drilling units (including five ultra-deepwater drillships
and six high-specification jackup drilling rigs currently under construction),
located worldwide, including in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and Alaska, Mexico,
Brazil, the North Sea, the Mediterranean, West Africa, the Middle East, India
and Australia. Noble's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under
the symbol "NE." Additional information on Noble Corporation is available on
the Company's Web site at http://www.noblecorp.com.

SOURCE Noble Corporation

Website: http://www.noblecorp.com
Contact: Investors: Jeffrey L. Chastain, Vice President of Investor Relations
and Corporate Communications, Noble Drilling Services Inc., +1-281-276-6383;
Media: John S. Breed, Director of Investor Relations and Corporate
Communications, Noble Drilling Services Inc., +1-281-276-6729