SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 25, 2019
NOBLE ENERGY, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
1001 Noble Energy Way,
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (281) 872-3100
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
As previously disclosed, Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) (Noble Energy or the Company) regularly reviews its investment in Noble Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: NBLX), and from time to time may consider and evaluate various potential transactions regarding Noble Midstream Partners, including, among other things, a sale of all or part of the Companys interest in Noble Midstream Partners or a merger, recapitalization, asset dropdown, simplification transaction or other potential transaction involving Noble Midstream Partners. In this regard, with the assistance of its advisors, Noble Energy is conducting a review of strategic alternatives with respect to its investment in Noble Midstream Partners. The Company cautions that there can be no assurance that such review will lead to any such potential transaction, or that any such potential transaction that is pursued will be approved or consummated. The Company does not intend to disclose developments relating to its strategic review unless and until its Board of Directors has approved a specific agreement or transaction.
This disclosure contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws. Words such as anticipates, plans, estimates, believes, expects, intends, will, should, may, and similar expressions may be used to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are not statements of historical fact and reflect Noble Energys current views about future events. Such forward-looking statements may include, but are not limited to, future financial and operating results, and other statements that are not historical facts, including future results of operations, projected cash flow and liquidity, business strategy and other plans and objectives for future operations. No assurances can be given that the forward-looking statements contained in this disclosure will occur as projected and actual results may differ materially from those projected. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and assumptions that involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, the volatility in commodity prices for crude oil and natural gas, the presence or recoverability of estimated reserves, the ability to replace reserves, environmental risks, drilling and operating risks, exploration and development risks, competition, government regulation or other actions, the ability of management to execute its plans to meet its goals and other risks inherent in Noble Energys businesses that are discussed in Noble Energys most recent annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly report on Form 10-Q, and in other Noble Energy reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC). These reports are also available from the sources described above. Forward-looking statements are based on the estimates and opinions of management at the time the statements are made. Noble Energy does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements should circumstances or managements estimates or opinions change.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
NOBLE ENERGY, INC.
|Date: April 26, 2019||By:|| |
/s/ Rachel G. Clingman
Rachel G. Clingman
Senior Vice President, General
Counsel and Corporate Secretary