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Noble Energy Announces Cheetah Exploration Results Offshore Cameroon

Houston, Sept. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today that the Cheetah exploration well in the Tilapia license offshore Cameroon reached the targeted Cretaceous interval and is being plugged and abandoned. The well encountered both crude oil and natural gas shows in multiple non-commercial reservoir sands. Results from the well are being integrated into the Company's geologic modeling for the remaining prospectivity in the Tilapia license. The rig, which drilled the Cheetah well to a total depth of approximately 13,320 feet, will be released at the completion of well operations.

Noble Energy operated the Cheetah well with a 47 percent participating interest.

Noble Energy (NBL) is a global independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company with total proved reserves of 1.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent at year-end 2014 (pro forma for the Rosetta acquisition). The company's diverse resource base includes positions in four premier unconventional U.S. onshore plays - the DJ Basin, Eagle Ford Shale, Delaware Basin, and...


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