Noble Energy Plans $3.9 Billion Capital Spending in 2013

Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) plans a capital program of about $3.9 billion in 2013, which includes plans to accelerate drilling at its Niobrara project in the U.S.

Sales volumes from continuing operations will climb to a range of 270,000 to 282,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day next year, the Houston-based company said in a statement today.

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