Noble Energy 2

Oil was discovered at the Dantzler exploration well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The well encountered more than 120 net ft of primarily crude oil pay in two high-quality Miocene reservoirs. The well, located in Mississippi Canyon 782, was drilled to a total depth of 5863 m in 2006 m of water. Noble Energy (45%) is the operator in partnership with entities managed by Ridgewood Energy (35%) and with W&T Energy VI (20%).