Noble Energy 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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 28, 2008
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)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On May 28, 2008 the Compensation, Benefits and Stock Option Committee (the Compensation Committee) of the Board of Directors of Noble Energy, Inc. (the Company) approved the immediate vesting of certain restricted shares of the Companys common stock held by Alan R. Bullington, who retired as Senior Vice President International Division of the Company on May 1, 2008. Specifically, the Compensation Committee approved the immediate vesting of a total of 13,629 restricted shares that were awarded to Mr. Bullington under the Companys 1992 Stock Option and Restricted Stock Plan as follows:
The remaining 9,276 unvested shares of restricted stock held by Mr. Bullington were forfeited to the Company on May 28, 2008.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.