Houston, Sept. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Earlier this week, Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) committed to contribute a total of $1 million to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The donations of $500,000 each to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund established by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and administered by the Greater Houston Community Foundation and to the American Red Cross will provide critical aid to those impacted now and for the long term.
Noble Energy also increased funding of its NobleACTS Global Matching Gifts Program to provide immediate and long-term support for the communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The creation of the Hurricane Harvey Relief Employee Matching Gift Program provides employees a direct way to support their colleagues, neighbors and the Texas communities, which will be amplified with a two-to-one company match to eligible organizations. In addition to the financial match, eligible employee volunteer hours will result in additional contributions by the company under the program.
"Houston is our home and Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc on our state, communities and employees," said David L. Stover, Noble
Energy's Chairman, President and CEO. "In addition to our corporate donations to the Red Cross and the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, the matching program amplifies the noble efforts of our global workforce who are stepping up to help those impacted by this catastrophic event with their financial and time contributions."
Noble Energy (NYSE: NBL) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company with a diversified high-quality portfolio of both U.S. unconventional and global offshore conventional assets spanning three continents. Founded more than 80 years ago, the company is committed to safely and responsibly delivering our purpose: Energizing the World, Bettering People's Lives
®. For more information, visit https://www.nblenergy.com.
Source: Noble Energy Inc.
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