Noble Appoints New VP, Investor Relations

Noble announced that Jeffrey L. Chastain has been named Vice President, Investor Relations effective July 5, 2011. In this capacity, Chastain will be responsible for managing and fostering relationships with the global investment community.

"With his substantial experience and extensive knowledge of our industry, Jeff is well prepared to be an important contributor in this key role," said David W. Williams, Chairman, President and Chief Executive. "We are delighted to have Jeff as part of the Noble team."

Prior to joining Noble, Chastain had most recently served as Vice President, Investor Relations for Pride International. He holds Bachelor and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of North Texas and is a past president of the Houston Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute.