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): September 21, 2018
NOBLE CORPORATION plc
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|England and Wales
|(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
|Devonshire House, 1 Mayfair Place
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: +44 20 3300 2300
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|Item 8.01|| |
Noble Corporation plc, a public limited company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales (the Company), issued a press release today announcing its purchase of an additional jackup rig in connection with a concurrently awarded drilling contract.
The press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated by reference herein.
|Item 9.01|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||||Press Release of Noble Corporation plc, dated September 21, 2018.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: September 21, 2018
|NOBLE CORPORATION PLC|
|By:||/s/ Adam C. Peakes|
|Adam C. Peakes|
|Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|