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Noble Corporation PLC (NE.N)

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Noble Corporation Q3 Loss Per Share $0.33
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Noble Corporation PLC ::REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2018 RESULTS.Q3 LOSS PER SHARE $0.33.Q3 REVENUE $279 MILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $260.9 MILLION.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $-0.46 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q3 LOSS PER SHARE $0.43 EXCLUDING ITEMS.QTRLY JACKUP FLEET UTILIZATION IMPROVES TO 93 PERCENT.AT SEPTEMBER 30, 2018, COMPANY'S CONTRACT BACKLOG TOTALED $2.5 BILLION.QTRLY TOTAL AVERAGE RIG UTILIZATION 69 PERCENT VERSUS 60 PERCENT REPORTED LAST YEAR.UPDATED ITS EXPECTATION FOR FULL-YEAR 2018 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES TO $280 MILLION."BELIEVE HIGHER FLEET UTILIZATION INDUSTRY-WIDE IS LIKELY, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH-SPECIFICATION RIGS".  Full Article

Noble Corp Purchases Newbuild Jackup, Secures Initial Contract
Friday, 21 Sep 2018 

Sept 21 (Reuters) - Noble Corporation PLC ::NOBLE CORPORATION PLC ANNOUNCES PURCHASE OF NEWBUILD JACKUP AND SECURES INITIAL CONTRACT AWARD.NOBLE CORPORATION PLC - NOBLE PAID $33.75 MILLION OF $93.75 MILLION PURCHASE PRICE IN CASH.NOBLE CORPORATION PLC - USED EXISTING CASH BALANCES FOR INITIAL PAYMENT AND SECURED SELLER-FINANCED AMOUNT IS TO BE REPAID IN FOUR YEARS.NOBLE CORPORATION PLC - USED EXISTING CASH BALANCES FOR INITIAL PAYMENT AND SECURED SELLER-FINANCED AMOUNT IS TO BE REPAID IN 4 YEARS.NOBLE CORPORATION - IN CONNECTION WITH PURCHASE, NOBLE HAS ENTERED INTO A NEW DRILLING CONTRACT IN MIDDLE EAST REGION WITH A THREE-YEAR PRIMARY TERM.NOBLE CORPORATION - ENTERED INTO NEW DRILLING CONTRACT IN MIDDLE EAST REGION WITH A 3-YEAR PRIMARY TERM, PLUS A 1-YEAR OPTION.NOBLE CORPORATION PLC - NEW DRILLING CONTRACT IN MIDDLE EAST REGION HAS EXPECTED COMMENCEMENT OF EARLY-2019.  Full Article

Noble Corp Q2 Adjusted Loss Per Share $0.49
Thursday, 2 Aug 2018 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Noble Corporation PLC ::QTRLY LOSS PER SHARE $2.55.QTRLY REVENUE $258.4 MILLION VERSUS $278.1 MILLION.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $-0.48, REVENUE VIEW $254.6 MILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.AT JUNE 30, 2018, CO'S CONTRACT BACKLOG TOTALED $2.6 BILLION.QTRLY RESULTS INCLUDED A NON-CASH CHARGE TOTALING $793 MILLION, OR $2.06 PER DILUTED SHARE.QTRLY TOTAL AVERAGE RIG UTILIZATION OF 54 PERCENT VERSUS 65 PERCENT.QTRLY ADJUSTED LOSS PER SHARE $0.49.NOBLE CORPORATION - NON-CASH CHARGE INCLUDED IN QTRLY RESULTS RELATED TO IMPAIRMENT OF 3 RIGS, CERTAIN CAPITAL SPARES.NOBLE CORPORATION - QTRLY AVERAGE DAILY REVENUES $130,300 VERSUS $153,700 IN PRECEDING QUARTER.  Full Article

Noble Corporation Q2 Loss Per Share $2.55
Thursday, 2 Aug 2018 

Noble Corporation PLC ::REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2018 RESULTS.Q2 LOSS PER SHARE $2.55.Q2 REVENUE $258 MILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $254.6 MILLION.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $-0.48 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q2 LOSS PER SHARE $0.49 EXCLUDING ITEMS.  Full Article

Noble Corporation Says Former CEO David Williams' FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $8.9 Mln
Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018 

March 14 (Reuters) - Noble Corporation Plc ::NOBLE CORPORATION PLC SAYS FORMER CEO DAVID WILLIAMS' FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $8.9 MILLION VERSUS $9.6 MILLION IN FY 2016 - SEC FILING.NOBLE CORPORATION PLC SAYS CEO JULIE ROBERTSON'S FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $4.4 MILLION VERSUS $4.1 MILLION IN FY 2016.  Full Article

Speedcast International To Provide Equipment And Services To Noble Corp's Drilling Fleet​
Thursday, 18 Jan 2018 

Jan 19 (Reuters) - Speedcast International Ltd : :SELECTED BY NOBLE CORPORATION TO PROVIDE NEW COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES TO GLOBAL DRILLING FLEET​.  Full Article

Noble Corp Announces Retirement Of CEO
Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Noble Corporation Plc ::NOBLE CORPORATION PLC ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER DAVID W. WILLIAMS AND NAMES JULIE J. ROBERTSON AS SUCCESSOR.NOBLE CORPORATION PLC - ‍LEADERSHIP SUCCESSION PLAN CALLS FOR WILLIAMS TO REMAIN WITH CO THROUGH FEB 2018, SERVING IN ADVISORY CAPACITY​.  Full Article

Noble Corporation Plc Receives Commitments For New Credit Facility Maturing In 2023
Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017 

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Noble Corporation Plc ::NOBLE CORPORATION PLC RECEIVES COMMITMENTS FOR NEW CREDIT FACILITY MATURING IN 2023.NOBLE CORPORATION - NEW CREDIT FACILITY IS EXPECTED TO PROVIDE BORROWING CAPACITY OF $1.5 BILLION WITH AN EXPECTED MATURITY OF JANUARY 2023.NOBLE CORPORATION - CO WOULD RETAIN AN INCREMENTAL $300 MILLION IN CAPACITY UNDER ITS CURRENT CREDIT FACILITY.  Full Article

Noble Corporation reports third quarter 2017 results
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Noble Corporation Plc :Noble Corporation Plc reports third quarter 2017 results.Q3 loss per share $0.40.Q3 revenue $266 million versus I/B/E/S view $268.7 million.Q3 earnings per share view $-0.36 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q3 loss per share $0.36 excluding items.Noble Corporation Plc - qtrly total average dayrate ‍$168,127​ versus $238,869 last year.Noble Corporation Plc - ‍contract backlog totaled approximately $3.2 billion at September 30, 2017​.Noble Corporation Plc - qtrly total average rig utilization ‍60%​ versus 59% last year.Noble Corp-current contract backlog of $3.2 billion is expected to provide revenues in 2018 that exceed $860 million & revenues of over $700 million in 2019​.Noble Corporation Plc - ‍current expectation for 2018 is to generate positive free cash flow​.  Full Article

Noble Corp says Firefly Value Partners reports 5 pct passive stake in co
Monday, 18 Sep 2017 

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Noble Corporation PLC :Firefly Value Partners LP reports 5 percent passive stake in Noble Corporation PLC, as of September 8, 2017 - SEC filing.‍​.  Full Article

Parker Drilling files for pre-arranged Chapter 11 reorganization

(This version of the December 12th story corrects company name to Diamond Offshore Drilling from Diamondback Energy in eighth paragraph)