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Noble Corporation celebrates its 88th anniversary in 2009. Very few companies, and even fewer drilling contractors, can claim this milestone. The Company's proactive style of management has guided it from a one rig operation in 1921 to one of the largest offshore drilling contractors in the world today. The Company's growth since the time of its spin-off from Noble Affiliates in 1985 has come about through a series of strategic acquisitions of offshore drilling assets and ancillary, non-capital intensive businesses around the world.
Noble Max Smith
The rig was in the Signal shipyard Pascagoula Mississippi early October 2012.
Preperation for contr...