r 30% of 2015 crude oil sales. Shell Trading (US) Company and Shell International Trading and Shipping Limited (collectively, Shell) purchased crude oil and condensate domestically from the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and the DJ Basin area and internationally from the North Sea. Sales to Shell accounted for 11% of 2015 total crude oil, natural gas and NGL sales, or 18% of crude oil sales. Regulations Internationally, the company’s operations are subject to legal and regulatory oversight by energy-related ministries or other agencies of host countries, each having certain relevant energy or hydrocarbons laws. Such laws include the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy which, under such laws as the hydrocarbons law enacted in 2006 by the government of Equatorial Guinea, regulates its exploration, development and production activities offshore Equatorial Guinea; the Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources which regulates its exploration and development activities offshore Israel and the Israeli electricity market into which it sells its natural gas production; the Israeli Antitrust Commission, which reviews Israel's domestic natural gas sales and ownership in offshore blocks and leases; the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism, which regulates its exploration and development activities offshore Cyprus; the Department of Energy and Climate Change which regulates its activities in the U.K. sector of the North Sea; and the Department of Mineral Resources which regulates its exploration activities offshore the Falkland Islands. The U.S. federal agencies with regulatory authority over the company’s exploration for, and production and sale of, crude oil, natural gas and NGLs include the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, which under laws, such as the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act and Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, have certain authority over its operations on federal lands and waters, particularly in the Rocky Mountains and deepwater Gulf of Mexico; the Office of Natural Resources Revenue, which under the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982, has certain authority over its payment of royalties, rentals, bonuses, fines, penalties, assessments, and other revenue; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which under laws, such as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act have certain authority over environmental, health and safety matters affecting its operations; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and US National Marine Fisheries Service, which under the Endangered Species Act have authority over activities that may result in the take of any endangered or threatened species or its habitat; the US Army Corps of Engineers, which under the Clean Water Act has authority to regulate the construction of structures involving the fill of certain waters and wetlands subject to federal jurisdiction, including well pads, pipelines and roads; the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which under laws such as the Energy Policy Act of 2005 has certain authority over the marketing and transportation of crude oil, natural gas and NGLs it produces onshore and from the deepwater Gulf of Mexico; and the Department of Transportation, which has certain authority over the transportation of products, equipment and personnel necessary to its onshore U.S. and deepwater Gulf of Mexico operations. History Noble Energy, Inc. was founded in 1932 by Lloyd Noble. The company, a Delaware corporation, was incorporated in 1969.
noble energy inc
(NB6:Berlin Stock Exchange)
1001 Noble Energy Way
Houston, TX 77070
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