Noble Adds to Management Team

Noble Corporation announced that David W. Williams, 49, will join Noble as Senior Vice President -- Business Development of Noble Drilling Services Inc.

Williams comes to Noble with over 27 years in the energy industry. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. Prior to that, he held the position of Senior Vice President -- Contracts and Marketing at Diamond.

Williams holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Texas A&M University. He serves on the board of directors of Spindletop Charities, Inc., the International Association of Drilling Contractors and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.