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2009 Pinnacle AwardChuck D. Davidson

Chuck D. Davidson

Charles D. “Chuck” Davidson is Noble Energy, Inc.’s chairman, and chief executive officer. Noble Energy is a leading independent energy company which has been engaged in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas since 1932. Noble Energy's operations include producing assets in the United States as well as in China, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Israel, and the North Sea.  Before joining Noble Energy, Chuck was chairman, president and chief executive of Vastar Resources, Inc., a publicly owned subsidiary of ARCO, which merged with BP in 2000. He joined ARCO in 1972 and subsequently progressed through numerous engineering, managerial and executive assignments within various ARCO subsidiaries. Chuck has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Purdue University and a master’s degree in management from the University of Texas in Dallas.  He is a member in numerous professional and industry trade organizations as well as being involved with several Houston community organizations. 


26 February 1950

Grand Rapids, MI



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