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Noble is an offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. The Company owns and operates modern, versatile and technically advanced fleets for the offshore drilling and is focused largely on ultra-deepwater and high-specification jack-up drilling opportunities in both established and emerging regions worldwide.
TypePrivate
Founded1921
HQLondon, GB
Websitenoblecorp.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)2,000
Job Openings8
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.3 B(+21%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)$0 (-8%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Noble

David Williams

David Williams

Chairman, President and CEO

Noble Office Locations

Noble has offices in London, Aberdeen, Dyce, Sugar Land and in 13 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
1 Mayfair Place
Aberdeen, GB
International Avenue
Dyce, GB
Wellheads Rd
London, GB
10 Brook St, Mayfair
West Perth, AU
Level 1/16 Ord St
Bandar Seri Begawan, BN
38-39 Jalan Sultan Bandar Seri Begawan, BA 8811
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Noble Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1921
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Noble Revenue

Noble's revenue was reported to be $1.31 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

237.9m

Net income (Q2, 2020)

(42.2m)

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

(95.5m)

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

191.2m
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

2.8b2.7b3.5b4.2b3.2b3.4b2.3b1.2b1.1b1.3b

Cost of goods sold

22.1m33.9m46.9m36.6m

Gross profit

2.8b2.7b3.5b4.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

99%99%99%99%
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q1, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

709.9m612.6m578.9m797.7m898.9m884.0m971.0m1.0b1.1b1.3b1.2b828.8m804.3m793.6m896.7m612.0m894.8m385.2m363.0m278.1m266.2m235.2m282.9m281.3m237.9m

Cost of goods sold

5.4m5.3m8.5m9.2m11.8m13.0m12.2m9.4m8.2m6.2m6.3m

Gross profit

704.5m607.3m570.4m788.5m887.1m871.0m958.7m1.0b1.1b1.2b1.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

99%99%99%99%99%99%99%99%99%100%99%
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

773.4m370.9m522.3m850.4m83.3m583.2m(857.9m)(493.9m)(1.1b)(874.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

539.8m658.6m758.6m879.4m627.5m634.3m611.1m548.0m

Accounts Payable

(43.9m)(12.5m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.7b759.0m1.4b1.7b1.8b1.8b1.1b453.9m171.9m186.8m
USDQ1, 2010

Financial Leverage

1.2 x
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Noble Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Noble News and Updates

Noble Corporation plc Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results

LONDON, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE, the Company) today reported a net loss attributable to the Company for the three months ended June 30, 2019 (second quarter) of $152 million, or $0.61 per diluted share, on total revenues of $293 million. Results for...

Noble Corporation plc To Present At Credit Suissse 24th Annual Energy Summit

LONDON, Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today announced that Adam C. Peakes, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 24th Annual Energy Summit in Vail, Colorado. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:15 a.m....

Noble Corporation plc To Announce Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2018 Results

LONDON, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today announced it plans to report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2018 on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Copies of the Company's press...

Noble Corporation plc To Announce Third Quarter 2018 Results

LONDON, Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today announced it plans to report financial results for the third quarter 2018 on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Copies of the Company's press release will be...

Noble Corporation plc Announces Purchase Of Newbuild Jackup And Secures Initial Contract Award

LONDON, Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today announced the purchase of a new Gusto MSC CJ46 design jackup rig from the PaxOcean Group (PaxOcean) in connection with a concurrently awarded drilling contract. Noble paid $33.75 million of the $93.75 million...

Noble Corporation plc Provides Fleet Contract Status Update

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of September 4, 2018. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the Company's Website...
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Noble Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Noble founded?

    Noble was founded in 1921.

  • Who are Noble key executives?

    Noble's key executives are David Williams.

  • How many employees does Noble have?

    Noble has 2,000 employees.

  • What is Noble revenue?

    Latest Noble annual revenue is $1.3 b.

  • What is Noble revenue per employee?

    Latest Noble revenue per employee is $652.7 k.

  • Who are Noble competitors?

    Competitors of Noble include Precision Drilling, EOG Resources and Weatherford.

  • Where is Noble headquarters?

    Noble headquarters is located at 1 Mayfair Place, London.

  • Where are Noble offices?

    Noble has offices in London, Aberdeen, Dyce, Sugar Land and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Noble have?

    Noble has 19 offices.