Rebecca McDonald Resigns From Noble Energy Board

Noble Energy, Inc. announced that Rebecca A. McDonald has resigned from the company's board in conjunction with accepting a position as President Gas and Power for BHP Billiton, a large diversified resources company that includes petroleum exploration and production operations. Ms. McDonald's move will decrease the number of Noble Energy directors to seven.

Noble Energy's Chairman, President, and CEO, Charles D. Davidson, commented: "All of us at Noble Energy wish Rebecca well as she returns to an active leadership position within our industry. We appreciate her contributions to Noble Energy during the period that she served on our board."