SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Ladhani Holli C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1001 NOBLE ENERGY WAY

(Street)
HOUSTON TX 77070

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
10/26/2017
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NOBLE ENERGY INC [ NBL ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Noble Energy Inc. Common Stock 9,800 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
/s/ Aaron G. Carlson, Attorney-in-Fact 10/27/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY
	For Executing SEC Forms 3, 4 and 5


       The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints 
each of Kenneth M. Fisher, Arnold J. Johnson, Aaron G. Carlson, 
Pamela L. Taylor and Harry R. Beaudry signing singly, as the 
undersigned's true and lawful attorneys-in-fact to:

(1)	execute for and on behalf of the 
undersigned's capacity as a director or officer of 
Noble Energy, Inc. (the "Company"), 
SEC Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with 
Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act 
of 1934, as amended, and the rules 
promulgated thereunder;

(2)	do and perform any and all acts for and on 
behalf of the undersigned which may be 
necessary or desirable to complete and 
execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5 and timely 
file such form with the United States 
Securities and Exchange Commission and 
any stock exchange or similar authority; and

(3)	take any other action of any type whatsoever 
in connection with the foregoing which, in the 
opinion of either such attorney-in-fact, may be 
of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally 
required by, the undersigned, it being 
understood that the documents executed by 
either such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the 
undersigned pursuant to this Limited Power of 
Attorney shall be in such form and shall 
contain
 such terms and conditions as such 
signing attorney-in-fact may approve in her
discretion.

       The undersigned hereby grants to each such 
attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any 
and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary or 
proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and 
powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as 
the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with 
full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and 
confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or his substitute or 
substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of 
this Limited Power of Attorney and the rights and powers 
herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges that the 
foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the 
request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the 
Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities 
to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 
1934.

       This Limited Power of Attorney shall remain in full 
force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to 
file SEC Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the undersigned's 
holdings of and transactions in securities relating to the 
Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a 
signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.
       
       IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has 
caused this Limited Power of Attorney to be executed 
effective as of the 26th day of October 2017.  




                          /s/ Holli C. Ladhani
                          Holli c. Ladhani