Noble Energy, Inc.

1001 Noble Energy Way,
Houston, Texas 77070
United States,
(281) 872-3100

Noble Energy, Inc. is an independent energy company engaged in worldwide oil and gas exploration and production. Noble Energy was formed in 1932 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 2 - 1 - 1 - 4
vol $3.8B $2.1B $2.7B $8.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - 1 - 2
vol $595M $595M

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Largest Oil & Natural Gas assets - Noble Energy
$595M (2012-09-18)

According to our data here at Mergr, Noble Energy has acquired 5 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Noble Energy’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired Patina Oil & Gas for $3.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Oil & Natural Gas assets - Noble Energy to Unit Petroleum for $595M. Noble Energy has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include oil/gas exploration (75%) and energy services and equipment (25%).

When analyzing the oil/gas exploration sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 105 oil/gas exploration companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 2 have acquired at least 5 companies. The most prolific strategic oil/gas exploration acquirer over the past 3 years is Valero Energy Partners, with 4 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the oil/gas exploration sector over the past 3 years is Warburg Pincus LLC with 7 platform acquisitions.

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