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It has been my further belief that it was the duty of the management, and to that end my mind has been constantly surcharged, to so build the organization that when men evidenced capabilities to give them a part of my work and find other tasks to do which might result in increased benefits to the organization, or step aside; and, on the other hand, should death intervene, to have matters so arranged that I would be missed personally, while the machinery continued to function smoothly.

- from the will of Lloyd Noble

It all started in 1921 with a one rig operation. Since then Noble has grown over the last century into one of the largest offshore drilling contractors in the world. This growth and resilience is the end result of a long term commitment to our industry and customers. Our people make this happen. By instilling our core values, Noble has positioned itself to continuously deliver the highest quality service and performance.