On Monday, offshore driller Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE) announced that it has entered into two separate agreements to sell a pair of jackup drilling units.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Mexican rig operator Goimar S.A. de C.V. is buying the Noble Lewis Dugger for $61 million in a deal set to close in early 2013. Separately, privately held Axxis Petroconsultants Limited of Nigeria will pay $18 million to acquire the Noble Don Walker, also in early 2013.


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