Frederick B. Bruning Joins Noble Energy as Chief Accounting Officer

Noble Energy, Inc. reports that Frederick (Fred) B. Bruning has joined the Company and will serve as Chief Accounting Officer, reporting to Chris Tong, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Bruning brings over thirty years of experience, having served most recently as Vice President of Business Operations for Fidelity National Financial, Business Systems Group in Santa Ana, CA. Previously, Mr. Bruning served twenty-five years in various financial leadership and accounting positions at Occidental Petroleum Corporation. Mr. Bruning earned a BBA in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University and is a Certified Public Accountant in California and Texas.

Mr. Tong said, "I am very pleased to announce Fred's appointment as Noble Energy's Chief Accounting Officer. Fred has extensive domestic and international accounting experience, which will be helpful as Noble Energy continues to grow its strong domestic and international asset base."