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Noble cuts dividend, pares back spending budget

Houston oil producer Noble Energy slashed its quarterly dividend, becoming the latest energy company to pare back its regular cash payments to shareholders amid industry-wide cost-cutting.
A Noble Energy rig off the south coast of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea. (AP Photo/Cyprus Press and Information Office, File)

Israel gives final approval to Noble’s development plans

By resolving the final sticking points in the anti-trust dispute, the Houston-based oil company can begin pressing forward with plans to expand the Tamar and develop the Leviathan.
The derrick of an oil drilling platform sits at a drilling site operated by Tatneft OAO near Almetyevsk, Russia, on Friday, July 31, 2015. Eleven months of surviving with oil below $100 have left Russia hardened enough to endure a monthlong drop to $40 a barrel, a survey of economists showed. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Noble Energy shrugs off downturn to crank up production

Despite pulling back from some of its oil fields, Noble Energy cranked up production in recent months, with plans to send more oil to market in the fourth quarter than it had originally projected.

In this photo taken Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, Israelis hold up banners during a demonstration in Tel Aviv against the emerging natural gas deal. Hebrew on the sign reads, "Netanyahu and Deri stink of corruption," referring to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Economy and Commerce Minister Aryeh Deri. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Impending natural gas deal angers many Israelis

As Israel prepares to push through a long-delayed landmark natural gas deal, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a growing backlash by protesters who accuse him of using shady backroom dealings and strong-arm tactics to push through the plan.
The Headquarters of the ENI energy company are seen in Rome, Italy, Wednesday, December 14, 2005. Gazprom would consider buying a stake in the electricity unit of Eni SpA, Europe's fourth-biggest power company, as a way to enter the Italian electricity production market, Il Sole/24 Ore reported, citing an interview with Gazprom Deputy Chief Executive Alexander Medvedev. Photographer: Chris Warde-Jones/Bloomberg News

Report: Eni’s massive Zohr find could catalyze Eastern Mediterranean development

Noble has dismissed critics who claimed that the Eni find would thwart its efforts to market Israeli gas to the region.
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Noble shelves midstream IPO amid equity slump

The postponement is a surprising reversal from last week, when the Houston-based producers said it hoped to raise at least $237.5 million.
Noble Energy hunts for oil offshore Israel in the Tamar field. The Houston-based oil company has stalled its Israel investments after a dispute with the country's anti-trust regulators. (Noble Energy)

Noble agrees to sell off stake in two small Israeli gas fields for $67 million

Noble Energy agreed to sell of its stake in two undeveloped gas fields in the Eastern Mediterranean to satisfy concerns that the Houston oil company held too much control over the country’s natural gas resources.
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Noble begins second round of layoffs, 180 jobs on the chopping block

The Houston exploration and production company began notifying workers Tuesday as it braces for a drop-off in activity in the coming months to cope with stubbornly low oil and gas prices that show no signs of significantly rebounding soon.
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Atwood Oceanics extends Gulf of Mexico rig contract, eyes additional work in Brazil

Atwood’s new contract for the rig is 60 percent smaller than a previous three-year contract with Noble.
John Christmann IV, chief executive officer of Apache Corp., speaks during an interview at the company's headquarters in Houston, Texas, U.S., on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. (Aaron M. Sprecher/Bloomberg)

Apache shares surge on report of interested buyer

Apache Corp. shares climbed as much as 13 percent on Monday.