FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Smith Barry Michael 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol Noble Corp plc [ NE ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Sr. VP - Operations
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
13135 S. DAIRY ASHFORD, STE. 800
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
6/3/2020
(Street)
SUGAR LAND, TX 77478
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Shares  6/3/2020    M    116666  A $0.00  116666  D   
Shares  6/3/2020    F    28409  D $0.16  88257  D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units  $0.00  6/3/2020    M        116666 (1)   (2)  (2) Shares  116666  $0.00  233334  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Represents the first of three vesting events for restricted stock units awarded on June 3, 2019.
(2)  The restricted stock units vest and settle in three equal annual installments beginning on the first anniversary of the grant date.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Smith Barry Michael
13135 S. DAIRY ASHFORD, STE. 800
SUGAR LAND, TX 77478


Sr. VP - Operations

Signatures
/s/ Melissa M. McEllin by Power of Attorney dated October 25, 2019 6/5/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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