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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (date of earliest event reported): January 23, 2013

 

 

NOBLE CORPORATION

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Switzerland   000-53604   98-0619597

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission

file number)

 

(I.R.S. employer

identification number)

Dorfstrasse 19A

Baar, Switzerland

  6340
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 41 (41) 761-65-55

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 

 


ITEM 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On January 23, 2013, Noble Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its consolidated financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. A copy of such press release is included as Exhibit 99.1 and will be published in the “Newsroom” area on the Company’s web site at http://www.noblecorp.com.

Pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the press release is being furnished and shall not be deemed to be “filed” under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

 

ITEM 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit 99.1    Noble Corporation Press Release dated January 23, 2013, announcing its consolidated financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012.

 

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SIGNATURES

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.

 

    NOBLE CORPORATION
Date: January 23, 2013     By:  

/s/ James A. MacLennan

      James A. MacLennan
      Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 

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INDEX TO EXHIBITS

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

99.1    Noble Corporation Press Release dated January 23, 2013, announcing its consolidated financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012.