Mesa State names geology laboratory in recognition of noble efforts

A laboratory in the newly renovated science building at Mesa State College in Grand Junction has been named the Noble Energy Geology Laboratory in recognition of the financial support of company.

Noble Energy has contributed $100,000 to support a landman and energy management as well as a construction management degree program at Mesa State.

“The Piceance Basin is one of Noble’s key business areas. We have a long-term commitment to our projects here. Supporting such a great program and our future energy industry leaders is something Noble is very pleased to be a part of,” said Bob Ovitz, manager of the Rockies MidContinent Business Unit for Noble Energy. The company operates oil and natural gas exploration and production facilities around the world.

Mesa State president Tim Foster also praised the partnership. “Our landman and construction management programs would have never gotten off the ground without such overwhelming support from engaged companies like Noble Energy.”