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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

G. Steven Farris

65 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Alfonso Leon

37 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael Bahorich

57 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

P. Lannie

59 2009 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Margery Harris

52 2011 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

John Christmann

47 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, North America

Robert Johnston

58 2014 Executive Vice President, Region Vice President - Central Region

W. Kregg Olson

60 2009 Executive Vice President - Corporate Reservoir Engineering

Thomas Voytovich

57 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, International

Thomas Chambers

58 2014 Senior Vice President - Finance

Matthew Dundrea

60 2010 Senior Vice President - Treasury and Administration

Robert Dye

58 2010 Senior Vice President - Global Communications and Corporate Affairs

Janine McArdle

53 2010 Senior Vice President - Gas Monetization

Sarah Teslik

60 2006 Senior Vice President - Policy and Governance

Rebecca Hoyt

49 2010 Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

F. Brady Parish

47 2012 Vice President - Investor Relations

Tim Custer

2014 Staff Vice President - Land

Jon Graham

59 2011 Vice President - Environmental, Health and Safety

Rodney Gryder

65 2010 Vice President - Audit

Aaron Merrick

51 2009 Vice President - Information Technology

Urban O'Brien

60 2009 Vice President - Government Affairs

Jon Sauer

53 2001 Vice President - Tax

Tom Yelich

2014 Staff Vice President - Business Development

Cheri Peper

60 1995 Corporate Secretary

Charles Pitman

71 2013 Lead Independent Director

Annell Bay

58 2014 Director

John Lowe

55 2013 Director

Amy Nelson

44 2014 Director

A. Frazier

69 1997 Independent Director

Chansoo Joung

53 2011 Independent Director

George Lawrence

63 1996 Independent Director

William Montgomery

52 2011 Independent Director

Rodman Patton

70 1999 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

G. Steven Farris

Mr. G. Steven Farris is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Apache Corp. He was was appointed chairman of the board in January 2009, and has served as chief executive officer since May 2002. In February 2014, Mr. Farris also assumed the title of president. He served the Company as president and chief operating officer from May 1994 to February 2009, as senior vice president from 1991 to 1994, and as vice president — exploration and production from 1988 to 1991. Prior to joining Apache, Mr. Farris was vice president of finance and business development for Terra Resources, Inc., a Tulsa, Oklahoma oil and gas company, from 1983 to 1988. He is a member of the Board of Visitors of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, and is a founding member and serves on the executive committee of America’s Natural Gas Alliance (“ANGA”).

Alfonso Leon

Mr. Alfonso Leon is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Apache Corp. Prior to the above appointment, Mr. Leon served as senior vice president and chief of staff since August 2012, having been vice president – Planning and Strategy since November 2011, vice president – Planning, Strategy, and Investor Relations since November 2010, and the company’s director of Strategic Planning since March 2009. Prior to joining Apache, he was a director and head of energy investment banking at Perella Weinberg Partners in London from 2006 until 2009. Prior to that, he served in various corporate strategy, planning, and business development roles at Royal Dutch Shell in London and The Hague. Mr. Leon started his career in investment banking with Salomon Smith Barney in New York and Merrill Lynch in London. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Michael Bahorich

Mr. Michael S. Bahorich is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Apache Corp., since November 2010. He previously served as the Company’s executive vice president and technology officer since February 2009, executive vice president — exploration and production technology since May 2000, vice president — exploration and production technology since January 1999, vice president — exploration technology since December 1997, and chief geophysicist since 1996. From 1981 until joining the Company in 1996, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Amoco Corporation in Denver, Colorado and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mr. Bahorich is a director of Global Geophysical, a member of the board of trustees of the Houston Museum of Natural Science and of the Star of Hope, and serves on an advisory board at Stanford University.

P. Lannie

Mr. P. Anthony Lannie is an Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Apache Corp., since August 2009. He served as senior vice president and general counsel since May 2004, and vice president and general counsel since March 2003. Prior to joining the Company, he was president of Kinder Morgan Power Company, Houston, Texas, from 2000 through February 2003, and president of Coral Energy Canada in 1999. Mr. Lannie was senior vice president and general counsel of Coral Energy, an affiliate of Shell Oil Company and Tejas Gas Corporation, from 1995 through 1999, and of Tejas Gas Corporation from 1994 until its combination with Coral Energy in 1998.

Margery Harris

Ms. Margery M. Harris is an Executive Vice President - Human Resources of Apache Corp., since December 2011. Previously she served as senior vice president — human resources since February 2011, and vice president — human resources since September 2007. Prior to joining the Company, she was consultant/principal of MMH Consulting Services, a privately-held human resources consulting firm, from 2006 to September 2007, executive vice president and senior vice president — human resources with Texas Genco LLC, a wholesale power generator, from 2005 to 2006, and senior vice president — human resources and administration of Integrated Electrical Services, Inc., from 2000 to 2005. Ms. Harris worked for Santa Fe Snyder (successor to Santa Fe Energy Resources) from 1995 to 2000 in a variety of human resources capacities, including vice president — human resources.

John Christmann

Mr. John J. Christmann, IV, has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, North America of Apache Corporation, effective January 1, 2014. He has held the position of region vice president of the Permian Region since January 2010. He previously served as vice president, Business Development. Prior to that, he held various positions of increasing responsibility in the business development area and production management in the Gulf of Mexico Shelf region since joining Apache in 1997. Mr. Christmann was previously employed by ARCO/Vastar Resources, where he held positions in business development, crude oil marketing, and various production, reservoir and operations engineering assignments.

Robert Johnston

Mr. Robert V. Johnston has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Region Vice President - Central Region of Apache Corporation, effective January 1, 2014. He has served as region vice president for the Central Region since 2009. He held that position from 2002 to 2006 when he transferred to Argentina as the country’s first region manager. Mr. Johnston joined Apache in 1982 as a geologist in the Mid-Continent Region before transferring to Cairo as development manager in 1996 and to Calgary as exploitation manager in 2000.

W. Kregg Olson

Mr. W. Kregg Olson is an Executive Vice President - Corporate Reservoir Engineering of Apache Corp., since August 2009. He senior vice president — corporate reservoir engineering since September 2007, and vice president — corporate reservoir engineering since January 2004. Prior to that, Mr. Olson served as director of technical services from 1995 through 2003, and held positions of increasing responsibility within corporate reservoir engineering since joining the Company in 1992. Previously, he was associated with Grace Petroleum Corporation.

Thomas Voytovich

Mr. Thomas E. Voytovich has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, International of Apache Corporation, effective January 1, 2014. He has served as executive vice president, international operations, since February 2013, and regional vice president and general manager in Egypt since June 2009. He previously served as regional vice president for the Central region in Tulsa, Oklahoma, since March 2006, regional exploration manager for the Central region since May 2004, and in various technical positions with the Company in Tulsa beginning in March 1993. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Voytovich held positions of increasing responsibility with Hillin-Simon Oil Company, Berexco Inc., Petro-Lewis Corporation, and Shell Oil Company from 1978 to 1993.

Thomas Chambers

Mr. Thomas P. Chambers is Senior Vice President - Finance of Apache Corporation. He served as the Company’s vice president - corporate planning and investor relations since March 2009, vice president — corporate planning since September 2001, and director of corporate planning since March 1995. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Chambers was in the international business development group at Pennzoil Exploration and Production, having held a variety of management positions with the BP plc group of companies from 1981 to 1992. Mr. Chambers is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and serves on the advisory board of Houston Foundation for Life.

Matthew Dundrea

Mr. Matthew W. Dundrea is Senior Vice President - Treasury and Administration of Apache Corp., since November 2010. He previously served as the Company’s vice president and treasurer since July 1997, treasurer since March 1996, and assistant treasurer since 1994. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Dundrea held positions of increasing responsibility at Union Texas Petroleum Holding, Inc. from 1982 to 1994.

Robert Dye

Mr. Robert J. Dye is Senior Vice President - Global Communications and Corporate Affairs of Apache Corp., since November 2010. He previously served as the Company’s vice president — corporate services since March 2009, vice president — investor relations since May 1997, director of investor relations since 1995, and held positions of increasing responsibility in the Company’s corporate planning area since 1992. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Dye was planning manager for the offshore division of BP Exploration, Houston, Texas, from 1988 to 1992.

Janine McArdle

Ms. Janine J. McArdle is Senior Vice President - Gas Monetization of Apache Corp., since September 2010. She was vice president — oil and gas marketing since November 2002. Prior to joining the Company, she served as managing director for Aquila Europe Ltd from November 2001 to October 2002, and held executive and management positions with Aquila Energy Marketing from 1993 to November 2001, including vice president — trading and vice president — mergers and acquisitions. Previously, she was a partner in Hesse Gas from 1991 to 1993, and was a member of the board of directors of Intercontinental Exchange, the electronic trading platform, from 2000 to October 2002.

Sarah Teslik

Ms. Sarah B. Teslik is Senior Vice President - Policy and Governance of Apache Corp., since October 2006. Prior to joining the Company, she was chief executive officer of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. from November 2004 to October 2006, and executive director of the Council of Institutional Investors from July 1988 to October 2004.

Rebecca Hoyt

Ms. Rebecca A. Hoyt is Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of Apache Corp. She previously served as the Company’s vice president and controller since November 2006, assistant controller since 2003, and held positions of increasing responsibility within the accounting area since joining the Company in 1993. Previously, Ms. Hoyt was an audit manager with Arthur Andersen LLP, an independent public accounting firm, from 1992 to 1993.

F. Brady Parish

Mr. F. Brady Parish is Vice President - Investor Relations of Apache Corp., since September 2012. Prior to joining the Company, he served as a managing director at Moelis & Company, from March 2011 to September 2012, and a managing director in the Global Natural Resources Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. from June 2005 to June 2010. Previously, Mr. Parish was a director in the Global Energy & Power Group at Merrill Lynch & Co., from 1999 to 2005.

Tim Custer

Mr. Tim Custer is Staff Vice President - Land of the Company. Custer has been the Permian Region's land and commercial manager since the region was established in 2010. He joined Apache as senior staff landman for the company's former Western Region in 1996 and subsequently served as a manager and director in Business Development. Custer began his career as a landman with Amoco Production Co., working the Permian Basin, in 1985. He was promoted to gas buyer for Amoco's natural gas liquids business unit in 1993 and took on the role of acquisitions and divestures transactions coordinator for Amoco in 1995. He holds a bachelor's degree in petroleum land management from the University of Texas at Austin.

Jon Graham

Mr. Jon A. Graham is Vice President - Environmental, Health and Safety of Apache Corp. He served as the Company’s region vice president and country manager in Argentina since June 2009. He joined the Company in 1994 as reservoir engineering manager in the Rockies Region. He was also vice president for reservoir engineering in Canada, reservoir engineering manager for the Western and Gulf of Mexico regions, Gulf Coast Onshore Region vice president, and engineering general manager for Apache Egypt Companies. Prior to joining Apache, he was associated with Hunt Oil Co., Pacific Enterprises Oil Co., Santa Fe Minerals, and Amoco.

Rodney Gryder

Mr. Rodney A. Gryder is Vice President - Audit of Apache Corp., since November 2010. He previously served as the Company’s director, internal audit and business analysis since December 2001, and director, internal audit since 1998. Prior to joining Apache, Mr. Gryder was the director of corporate audit services at Western Atlas, Inc., manager of internal audit at TransTexas Gas Corporation, finance manager at Occidental International Exploration & Production, and held various audit positions at Tenneco Oil Exploration & Production.

Aaron Merrick

Mr. Aaron S. G. Merrick is Vice President - Information Technology of Apache Corp., since August 2009. He served as director of information technology since March 2006. Prior to joining the Company, he was president of Merrick Applied Consulting, Inc. from July 2005 to March 2006, and owner of Aaron Merrick Computer Consulting from 2002 to 2005, consulting with Apache on the development of its data warehouse. He served as vice president of T-NETIX, Inc., a specialized telecommunications company, from 1995 to 2000, and was previously employed by the Company as assistant director of gas flow management from 1991 to 1994. From 1984 to 1990, Mr. Merrick was with KPMG Peat Marwick, an independent public accounting firm.

Urban O'Brien

Mr. Urban F. O'Brien is Vice President - Government Affairs of Apache Corp., since August 2009. He previously served as director of governmental, regulatory and community affairs since 1992. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. O’Brien served as governmental affairs manager for Mitchell Energy, special projects director for U.S. Representative Lloyd Bentsen, and projects coordinator for U.S. Representative Michael A. Andrews.

Jon Sauer

Mr. Jon W. Sauer is Vice President - Tax of Apache Corp., since May 2001. He previously served as director of tax since March 1997, and manager of tax since August 1992. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Sauer was tax manager with Swift Energy Company, Houston, Texas, from 1989 to 1992, and a manager in the tax practice of Arthur Andersen & Co., an independent public accounting firm, from 1983 to 1989. Mr. Sauer is a certified public accountant and past chairman of the American Exploration & Production Council (formerly Domestic Petroleum Council) tax committee, and he serves on the tax committee of the American Petroleum Institute.

Tom Yelich

Mr. Tom Yelich is Staff Vice President - Business Development of the Company. Yelich joined Apache in 2006 as manager of Business Development. In 2010, he led commercial efforts for Apache's worldwide exploration group before being promoted to director of Business Development in 2013. Prior to joining Apache, he worked in business development positions at Burlington Resources, Vintage Petroleum, Vastar Resources, Amoco Corporation and Mirant Americas Energy Capital. He holds a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and master's degrees in business administration and accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Cheri Peper

Ms. Cheri L. Peper is Corporate Secretary of Apache Corp., since May 1995. She previously served as assistant secretary since 1992. Prior to joining the Company, she was assistant secretary for Panhandle Eastern Corporation (subsequently PanEnergy Corp.) since 1988. Ms. Peper is a certified public accountant and a director of MemberSource Credit Union, formerly known as PT&T Federal Credit Union.

Charles Pitman

Mr. Charles J. Pitman is an Lead Independent Director of Apache Corp. He joined the Company’s Board of Directors in May 2000. Mr. Pitman served as a non-executive director and chairman of Urals Energy Public Company Limited, an oil exploration and production company operating in Russia, from September 2005 until January 2009, chairman of the board of First Calgary Petroleums Ltd., an oil and gas exploration company engaged in exploration and development activities in Algeria, from June 2007 to March 2008, and was sole member of Shaker Mountain Energy Associates LLC from September 1999 to November 2007. He retired from BP Amoco plc in late 1999, having served as regional president - Middle East/Caspian/Egypt/India. Prior to the merger of British Petroleum and Amoco Corporation in 1998, Mr. Pitman held a variety of executive positions at Amoco. At Apache, Mr. Pitman was appointed lead director in February 2013, and is chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Stock Plan Committee.

Annell Bay

Ms. Annell R. Bay is Director of the Company. Bay recently retired after six years as vice president of Global Exploration at Marathon Oil Co., an independent international energy company. Prior to joining Marathon, she was vice president of Americas Exploration for Shell Exploration and Production Co. and vice president of Worldwide Exploration at Kerr McGee Oil and Gas Corp. Earlier, Bay held positions of increasing responsibility in oil and gas exploration at Shell, Chevron, Sohio, Oryx Energy and Kerr McGee. Bay holds bachelor's and master's degrees in geology from Trinity University and the University of Texas at Austin, respectively.

John Lowe

Mr. John E. Lowe has been appointed as Director of Apache Corporation effective July 19, 2013. Mr. Lowe was assistant to the chief executive officer of ConocoPhillips from 2008 to 2012, and held a series of executive positions with ConocoPhillips, including executive vice president, exploration and production from 2007 to 2008; executive vice president, Commercial from 2006 to 2007; and executive vice president, planning, strategy and corporate affairs from 2002 to 2006. He is a former board member of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC, DCP Midstream LLC, and DCP Midstream GP, LLC, the general partner of DCP Midstream Partners LP. Mr. Lowe is a member of the board of directors for Phillips 66, Houston, Texas, and Agrium Inc., Calgary, Alberta, and a special executive advisor to Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. At Apache, Mr. Lowe is a member of the Management Development and Compensation Committee and a member of the Stock Plan Committee.

Amy Nelson

Ms. Amy H. Nelson is a Director of the Company. She is president and founder of Greenridge Advisors, LLC, an energy services and equipment consulting firm focused on the development, execution and financing of growth strategies. Prior to Greenridge, she served as a vice president of SCF Partners, a private equity firm, from 2000 to 2007, and she worked for Amoco Production Company in planning and engineering roles from 1992 to 1998. Since 2009, Ms. Nelson has been an adjunct professor of management at Rice University’s Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business.

A. Frazier

Mr. A. D. Frazier is an Independent Director of Apache Corp., since 1997. He is president of Georgia Oak Partners, a private equity investment firm, since September 2011, having previously been a partner in Affiance, Inc., a Georgia - based bank consulting group. In July 2010, Mr. Frazier was appointed chairman of the Special Council for Tax Reform and Fairness to Georgians, established by the Georgia state legislature to examine the state’s tax code. He served as chairman and chief executive officer of Danka Business Systems PLC, St. Petersburg, Florida, from March 2006 until its sale in July 2008, and was of Counsel with the law firm of Balch & Bingham LLP, Atlanta, Georgia, from January 2005 to March 2006. From October 2004 until its sale in January 2007, he was a director and chairman of the board of Gold Kist, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, an integrated chicken production, processing, and marketing company. At Apache, Mr. Frazier is a member of the Management Development and Compensation Committee and chairman of the Stock Plan Committee.

Chansoo Joung

Mr. Chansoo Joung is an Independent Director of Apache Corp., since February 2011. Mr. Joung serves as a senior advisor at Warburg Pincus LLC, a firm at which he was a partner from 2005 to 2010. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Joung was co-head, then head, of the Americas Natural Resources Group in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs from 1999 to 2004, and he served as a corporate finance banker in the Natural Resources Group from 1994 to 1999. While in the Natural Resources Group, he was promoted to managing director in 1996 and partner in 1998. Mr. Joung founded and led Goldman Sachs’ London-based European Energy Group in investment banking from 1992 to 1994. He began his career with Goldman Sachs in 1987 in the corporate finance department and also worked in the mergers and acquisitions department until 1990. Mr. Joung served as a director of Targa Resources Corp. and Targa Resources Partners, LP from 2007 to February 2011. At Apache, he is a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.

George Lawrence

Mr. George D. Lawrence is an Independent Director of Apache Corp., since May 1996. Mr. Lawrence was president, chief executive officer, and a director of The Phoenix Resource Companies, Inc., a public oil and gas company, from 1990 until May 1996, when Phoenix merged with Apache. At Apache, he is chairman of the Management Development and Compensation Committee.

William Montgomery

Mr. William C. Montgomery is an Independent Director of Apache Corp., since September 20, 2011. Since July 2011, Mr. Montgomery has served as a managing director of Quantum Energy Partners, a private equity firm that focuses on investments in the energy and power industries, and is a member of Quantum’s executive and investment committees. Prior to joining Quantum, Mr. Montgomery was a partner in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. from October 2002 to April 2011, where he headed the firm’s Americas Natural Resources Group as well as its Houston office. During his 22 years as an investment banker, Mr. Montgomery focused globally on large cap energy companies primarily in the upstream, integrated, and oil service sectors. At Apache, Mr. Montgomery is a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Management Development and Compensation Committee.

Rodman Patton

Mr. Rodman D. Patton is an Independent Director of Apache Corp., since December 1999. Mr. Patton has over 30 years of experience in oil and gas investment banking and corporate finance activity, including serving as managing director of the Merrill Lynch Energy Group from 1993 until April 1999. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, he was with The First Boston Corporation (later Credit Suisse First Boston) and Eastman Dillon, Union Securities (later Blyth Eastman Dillon). Mr. Patton is a director of NuStar GP, LLC (formerly Valero GP, LLC), San Antonio, Texas, and is chairman of its audit committee and a member of its compensation committee. NuStar GP LLC is the general partner of NuStar Energy L.P. (formerly Valero L.P.), owner and operator of crude oil and refined products pipeline, terminalling, and storage assets. At Apache, Mr. Patton is a member of the Audit Committee.
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