Noble Corporation Provides Fleet Contract Status Update

August 12, 2013

Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of August 8, 2013. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the company's website www.noblecorp.com.

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 three ultra-deepwater drillships and seven 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, Malaysia and Australia. Noble's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "NE."

Source: Noble Corporation, 2013.