Noble Group Ltd. is an investment holding company, which engages in management and provision of supply chain services. It operates through the following segments: Energy, Gas and Power, Mining and Metals, and Corporate. The Energy segment involves in the following divisions: Energy Coal, which trades and provides supply chain and risk management services on bituminous and sub-bituminous; and Oil Liquids, which trades and offers expertise in crude oil, distillates, gasoline, naphtha, ethanol, and other refined products. The Gas and Power segment includes the following divisions: Gas and Power, which trades and provides supply chain management services on gas, liquefied natural gas, power, and input coal; and Energy Solutions, which offers supply and risk management services to retail customers on power and gas. The Mining and Metals segment consists of the following divisions: Metals, which trades and provides supply chain management services on aluminum, alumina and bauxite, copper, zinc, lead, nickel, and other raw materials; and Carbon Steel Materials, which trades and provides risk management and logistics services on iron ore, met coal, met coke, and specialty ores and alloys. The Corporate segment comprises the following: Logistics, which provides internal and external customers with ocean transport in the dry bulk segment, long term freight solutions, and freight market guidance; Financial Services, which leverages the origination and customer solution activities; and certain investments in associates and joint ventures and other corporate activities. The company was founded by Richard Samuel Elman in 1986 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.