Noble Energy’s Davidson looks beyond Gulf of Mexico

Charles D. Davidson, Noble Energy Inc. chairman, president, and chief executive officer, is guiding the company toward greater selectivity in its Gulf of Mexico shelf prospects.The Houston company has diversified its production base in recent years by high-grading its gulf holdings and simultaneously expanding its international interests.“It’s getting difficult to maintain production on the Gulf of Mexico shelf because of the smaller prospect sizes and high decline rates,” Davidson said. “Growing international production offsets that reliance.”Noble Energy developed reserves outside North America at lower cost than it could have acquired them in the US and Ca...

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