Molly K. Williamson Elected To Noble Energy, Inc. Board

           Molly K. Williamson Elected To Noble Energy, Inc. Board

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, March 15, 2013

HOUSTON, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL)
announced today that its Board of Directors elected Molly K. Williamson to its
board, increasing the number of directors to ten.

Ms. Williamson is currently a scholar at the Middle East Institute in
Washington, D.C. following an extensive and distinguished career in the U.S.
government. She has held a unique combination of policy and leadership
positions in the State Department and other cabinet departments where she
specialized in Middle East policy and diplomacy. Her foreign appointments
included serving as Consul General and Chief of Mission in Jerusalem. In
addition to the State Department, she also held senior positions in the
departments of Commerce, Defense and Energy. She lectures frequently at Johns
Hopkins University and Georgetown University on U.S. foreign policy, energy
and environmental policy and international demographics. She holds both M.A.
and B.A. degrees, each with highest honors, from the University of Maryland.

Noble Energy's Chairman and CEO, Charles D. Davidson, commented: "On behalf
of Noble Energy's board, we are pleased to welcome Ms. Williamson to the Noble
Energy team. Molly's unique international and foreign policy experience and
perspectives will be invaluable to our company's global growth and success."

Noble Energy is a leading independent energy company engaged in worldwide oil
and gas exploration and production. The Company has core operations onshore in
the U.S., primarily in the DJ Basin and Marcellus Shale, in the deepwater Gulf
of Mexico, offshore Eastern Mediterranean, and offshore West Africa. Noble
Energy is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is traded under the ticker
symbol NBL. Further information is available at

SOURCE Noble Energy

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