Noble Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Noble Energy, Inc.'s board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 18 cents per common share payable August 18, 2008 to the shareholders of record on August 4, 2008.

Noble Energy is a leading independent energy company engaged in worldwide oil and gas exploration and production. The Company operates primarily in the Rocky Mountains, Mid-Continent and deepwater Gulf of Mexico areas in the United States, with key international operations offshore Israel, UK and West Africa.