LONDON, July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today announced its Board of Directors has scheduled the payment of the Company's quarterly cash dividend of $0.02 per share. The ex-dividend date for this payment is expected to be July 28, 2016, with a record date of August 1, 2016 and a payment date of August 8, 2016. The Company expects that this dividend will be treated as a qualified dividend for purposes of U.S. taxes.
About Noble Corporation plc
Noble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. The Company owns and operates one of the most modern, versatile and technically advanced fleets in the offshore drilling industry. Noble performs, through its subsidiaries, contract drilling services with a fleet of 30 offshore drilling units, consisting of 16 semisubmersibles and drillships and 14 jackups, focused largely on ultra-deepwater and high-specification jackup drilling opportunities in both established and emerging regions worldwide. Noble is a public limited company registered in England and Wales with company number 08354954 and registered office at Devonshire House, 1 Mayfair Place, London, W1J 8AJ England. Additional information on Noble is available at www.noblecorp.com.