Noble Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ: NBLX) (the “Partnership” or “Noble Midstream”) announced that Robin H. Fielder was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Noble Midstream and Senior Vice President, Midstream, of Noble Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBL), effective January 13, 2020. She will report to Brent Smolik, the Partnership’s CEO, who is also President and Chief Operating Officer of Noble Energy.
Fielder has nearly 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry across a wide range of disciplines, including reservoir engineering, upstream and midstream planning, as well as investor relations. She held a variety of positions within Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and Western Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: WES) since beginning her career with Anadarko in 2002, including most recently as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of WES and Senior Vice President, Midstream and Marketing at Anadarko from 2018 to 2019. In addition, Fielder served as Vice President of Investor Relations at Anadarko from 2016 to 2018, and previously as Midstream Planning Manager, Business General Manager of East Texas and North Louisiana, Worldwide Operations Business Advisor and in various other exploration and operations engineering positions in both the U.S. onshore and the Gulf of Mexico.
Fielder holds a Bachelor of Science in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. She currently serves as co-chair for The Woodlands/North Houston chapter of the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and as a member of the March of Dimes Greater Houston Market Board.
Commenting on the announcement, Noble Midstream’s Chief Executive Officer Brent Smolik said, “We are excited to add Robin to our executive team at Noble Midstream. She has a unique skillset that combines technical, financial, and leadership capabilities that will fit well within our organization. I look forward to working with Robin as we continue to enhance our midstream platform for the benefit of our customers and investors.”
Fielder added, “I am thrilled to be joining the leadership team at Noble Midstream and the greater Noble Energy family. The midstream organization has built strong crude oil, natural gas, and water gathering businesses in both the DJ and Delaware Basins, as well as a complementary long-haul pipeline portfolio. It is an exciting time to join the Partnership, which is moving toward long-term, sustainable free cash flow for unitholders.”
About Noble Midstream Partners LP
Noble Midstream is a growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by Noble Energy, Inc., to own, operate, develop and acquire domestic midstream infrastructure assets. Noble Midstream currently provides crude oil, natural gas, and water-related midstream services in the DJ Basin in Colorado and the Delaware Basin in Texas. For more information, please visit www.nblmidstream.com.
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