Noble Corp books impairments totaling USD 4 billion – but orderbook goes up

Financially reborn Noble Corp. sold off five cold-stacked drilling rigs in the fourth quarter 2021 and had to book an asset impairment totaling USD 4 billion as a result, reveals the company's 2020 report. But the orderbook goes up.

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2020 was an extremely difficult year for drilling company Noble Corp, which lived through receivership and a restructuring of the company's billion-dollar debt.

And those struggles are evident in the company's 2020 annual report. Here, the financially reborn Noble Corp. sold off five cold-stacked drilling rigs, which cost the company an asset impairment of USD 3.9 billion.

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