Noble Energy, Inc. operates as an exploration and production company. It engages in the acquisition, exploration and development of crude oil and natural gas. The firm operates through the following geographical segments: United States, Eastern Mediterranean, West Africa, Other International and Midstream. The United States segment consists of U.S. onshore and Gulf of Mexico. The Eastern Mediterranean segment includes Israel and Cyprus. The West Africa segment comprises of Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, and Gabon. The Other International segment is composed of Newfoundland, Suriname, and other new ventures. The Midstream segment owns, operates, develops, and acquires domestic midstream infrastructure assets with current focus areas being the DJ and Delaware Basins. The company was founded by Lloyd Noble in 1932 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.