Noble Energy 8-K 2005
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 16, 2005
NOBLE ENERGY, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (281) 872-3100
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
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This Current Report on Form 8-K/A amends and corrects Item 1.01 of the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Noble Energy, Inc. (the Company) on May 20, 2005 with respect to the vesting period for stock options granted to Jeffrey L. Berenson and Thomas J. Edelman.
Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
The options to purchase 5,600 shares of the Companys common stock at an exercise price of $66.87 per share granted to each of Messrs. Berenson and Edelman pursuant to the 2005 Stock Plan for Non-Employee Directors of Noble Energy, Inc. will vest fully on May 16, 2006. The vesting of the options will accelerate in the event of the non-employee directors death, disability or mandatory retirement, or upon a change in control of the Company.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this Current Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.