Noble Energy kicks off planned asset sales with $132M acreage sale
Mar. 13, 2019 1:48 PM ET|About: Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL)|By: Carl Surran, SA News Editor Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL) launches plants to pare down its portfolio with a sale of 13K net acres in Reeves County, Tex.,to an unnamed buyer for $132M.
BL has targeted 2019 asset sales of $500M-$1B to support its plan to spend 17% less on capex this year than the pri year while increasing U.S. onshore production by 10%.
NBL also says proceeds from asset sales in Q4 totaled $226M, including cash received for the divestment of a 7.5% working interest in its offshore Israel Tamar area.
Morgan Stanley analyst Devin McDermott has said the planned sales may unlock additional value for NBL, which already trades at a discount to its peers despite 10% better YTD performance.