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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dan Dinges

62 2002 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Scott Schroeder

53 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jeffrey Hutton

60 2013 Senior Vice President of Marketing

Todd Liebl

58 2012 Vice President - Land and Business Development

George Cunningham

62 2011 Vice President, General Counsel

Steven Lindeman

55 2011 Vice President - Engineering & Technology

Phillip Stalnaker

56 2009 Vice President - Regional Manager, North Region

Deidre Shearer

48 2012 Corporate Secretary, Managing Counsel

Todd Roemer

45 2010 Controller

Matthew Kerin

35 2014 Treasurer, IR Contact Officer

Robert Kelley

70 2015 Lead Independent Director

Dorothy Ables

58 2015 Independent Director

Rhys Best

69 2008 Independent Director

Robert Boswell

66 2015 Independent Director

W. Matthew Ralls

66 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dan Dinges

Mr. Dan O. Dinges is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. He served as President, Director since 2001 and Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer since 2002.Mr. Dinges brings to the Board over 30 years of executive management experience in the oil and gas exploration and production business, and as our Chief Executive Officer for the last 13 years, a deep knowledge of our business, operations, culture and long-term strategy and goals. Mr. Dinges joined the Company in September 2001, after a successful 20 year career in various management positions with the predecessor to Noble Energy, Inc., and has overseen an era of tremendous growth for the Company. His steadfast leadership as Chairman of the Board provides the Board with extensive institutional knowledge and continuity, as well creating a vital link between management and the Board. Mr. Dinges also possesses a diversity of corporate governance experience gained from service on the Board of United States Steel Corporation and several charitable and industry organizations.

Scott Schroeder

Mr. Scott C. Schroeder is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Mr. Schroeder served as Vice President and Treasurer for the Company since 1998. He joined Cabot Oil & Gas in October 1995 as Assistant Treasurer. Before joining the Company, Schroeder held management positions with Pride Petroleum Services and DeKalb Energy Company. He has a bachelor of science degree in business finance from Northern Illinois University and a master of business administration from the University of Colorado.

Jeffrey Hutton

Mr. Jeffrey W. Hutton is Senior Vice President - Marketing of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Mr. Hutton joined the Company in 1985 as Marketing Representative. From 1989 to 1994, Hutton held marketing positions of increasing responsibility including Manager of Gas Control, Manager of Market Development and Acting Manager of the Marketing Department. He was named to his current position in February 1994. Prior to joining Cabot Oil & Gas, he worked for Columbia Gas Systems. Hutton holds a B.S. degree in business administration from West Virginia University and attended the University of Charleston Executive M.B.A. Program.

Todd Liebl

Mr. Todd L. Liebl is Vice President - Land and Business Development of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation since February 20, 2012. Mr. Liebl joined the Company in September 2008 as South Region Land Manager, promoted to Director of Land in June 2010, Director of Land and Business Development in February 2011 and Vice President in February 2012. Previously, Mr. Liebl held positions with Anadarko Petroleum and most recently Chesapeake Energy from April 2007 until he joined the Company. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Oklahoma.

George Cunningham

Mr. George Kevin Cunningham is Vice President, General Counsel of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Mr. Cunningham joined the Company in November 2009 as Associate General Counsel and was appointed as General Counsel in September 2010 and promoted to Vice President in 2011. Before joining the Company, Mr. Cunningham was Regional Counsel-Southern Division at Chesapeake Energy from 2006 until November 2009. He is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and has worked at Fortune 500 E&P companies in both legal and business positions since 1982.

Steven Lindeman

Mr. Steven W. Lindeman is Vice President - Engineering & Technology of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. He began his career as a Drilling Engineer in Meadville, Pennsylvania with Cabot in 1982, has served in various management positions in many company offices over the years, including Pampa and Midland, Texas, Indiana, Meadville, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, before moving to Houston in 1992, where he most recently served as Director of Engineering. Mr. Lindeman is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering specializing in Petroleum Engineering. He has been a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers since 1980.

Phillip Stalnaker

Mr. Phillip L. Stalnaker is Vice President - Regional Manager, North Region of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. From February 2006 to July 2009, Mr. Stalnaker served as Regional Manager for the Western Region and from 2001 to 2006 as Engineering Manager, Western Region. Prior thereto, Mr. Stalnaker served in capacities of increasing responsibility within the drilling, production and reserve engineering departments at Chevron Corporation.

Deidre Shearer

Ms. Deidre L. Shearer is Corporate Secretary, Managing Counsel of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Ms. Shearer joined the Company in December 2011 and was appointed Corporate Secretary and Managing Counsel in February 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Shearer was Assistant General Counsel of KBR, Inc. from January 2007, where she was responsible for corporate governance and SEC and NYSE compliance matters. Ms. Shearer received her J.D. degree from The University of Texas School of Law in 1992 and was primarily in private practice until she joined KBR.

Todd Roemer

Mr. Todd M. Roemer is Controller of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Roemer was in the Energy Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1996 to February 2010, most recently as an Audit Senior Manager, where he served clients focused on exploration and production. He is a graduate of the University of Houston—Clear Lake with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.

Matthew Kerin

Mr. Matthew P. Kerin is a Treasurer in September 2014. Mr. Kerin most recently served as Manager - Finance and Investor Relations. Mr. Kerin most recently served as Manager - Finance and Investor Relations. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kerin served as an Associate in the Oil and Gas Investment Banking group at J.P. Morgan Securities. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor in Business Administration degree in Accounting and a Master of Science degree in Finance. He is also a graduate from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University with a Master in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance and Energy.

Robert Kelley

Mr. Robert Kelley is Lead Independent Director of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Mr. Kelley’s extensive experience in the financial, accounting and executive management of public energy companies, as well as corporate governance experience as a director of several public energy companies, makes him particularly valuable as a member of our Board and as our Audit Committee Chairman for the past six years. Mr. Kelley’s experience as President and CEO and later Chairman of the Board of Noble Energy Inc. provides him with valuable operational, leadership and management experience. Mr. Kelley’s accounting and finance background gained while serving industry clients as a CPA for a national public accounting firm and while serving in positions of senior leadership in accounting and finance roles at a predecessor to Noble Energy also brings vital financial expertise to our Audit Committee. Mr. Kelley’s 11 years of service to our Board provides a continuity of leadership and an understanding of our business and strategy that is crucial to the effective functioning of our Board.

Dorothy Ables

Ms. Dorothy M. Ables is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Ables is Chief Administrative Officer of Spectra Energy Corp, a position she has held since 2008 having been promoted from Vice President, Audit Services and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. She has held positions of increasing responsibility during her 30 years at Spectra Energy and predecessor companies including Vice President, Audit Services and Chief Compliance Officer at Duke Energy and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Duke Energy Gas Transmission. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Spectra Energy's publicly traded master limited partnership, Spectra Energy Partners. Ms. Ables has a BBA in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin .

Rhys Best

Mr. Rhys J. Best is Independent Director of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. Mr. Best brings over 30 years of significant management, leadership, transactional and financial experience to our Board. Most recently, he served as Non-executive Chairman of the Board of Crosstex Energy L.P., a large publicly traded midstream company, from 2009 through its combination with the midstream assets of Devon Energy Corporation in March 2014 to create EnLink Midstream Partners, LP, one of the largest midstream companies in the United States. This tremendous experience enables him to provide valuable insights into the transportation aspects of our business and enhances the overall strategic oversight capabilities of our Board. Mr. Best’s distinguished career includes serving as Chairman and CEO of Lone Star Technologies, Inc., a former publicly traded company servicing the oil and natural gas industry, and holding positions of leadership in the banking industry. In addition to his considerable management and financial expertise, Mr. Best brings to bear an extensive corporate governance background from his current and former service on public company boards. This diverse experience enables Mr. Best to bring unique and valuable perspectives to the Board and make him particularly qualified to serve as the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of the Board. In recognition of his exemplary service on corporate boards, the National Association of Corporate Directors named Mr. Best “2014 Director of the Year.”

Robert Boswell

Mr. Robert S. Boswell is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Boswell is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Laramie Energy II, LLC, a privately held oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Denver, Colorado . Laramie Energy II, LLC was formed in June 2007 , after the sale of its predecessor company, Laramie Energy I, and conducts its operations solely in the Piceance Basin of western Colorado through its subsidiary, Piceance Energy, LLC. Prior to starting Laramie I in 2004, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Forest Oil Corporation, a public exploration and production company that eventually merged with privately-held Sabine Oil & Gas LLC in 2014. Prior to his fourteen years with Forest Oil, Mr. Boswell spent most of his career with Adams Affiliates as Chief Financial Officer and ultimately as its Chief Operating Officer and President. He has a BE in Chemical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from The University of Texas. Mr. Boswell is currently a director of Enerflex Ltd., a Canadian public company that manufactures and sells natural gas transmission and process equipment worldwide.

W. Matthew Ralls

Mr. W. Matt Ralls is Independent Director of Cabot Oil and Gas Corp. Mr. Ralls’ diverse operational, financial and executive management experience in various roles in the oil and gas industry, including most recently within the drilling segment of the industry, provides the Board with a wealth of expertise from which to draw. Mr. Ralls’ recent service as President and CEO of Rowan Companies, and his combined fifteen years’ executive management experience at Rowan and GlobalSanteFe Corporation, both international contract drilling companies, provides valuable management and financial expertise and insight into an aspect of our business that represents a significant portion of our capital expenditure budget. Prior to his drilling industry experience, Mr. Ralls served as Executive Vice President of a public upstream oil and gas company, which gave him a thorough understanding of our core business. In his service to the Board, Mr. Ralls is also able to draw from his 17 years of experience in various banking management positions with three large Texas-based commercial lenders to the energy industry. Mr. Ralls’ extensive public company board experience makes him an invaluable member of the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee. His effectiveness on such committee is enhanced by his positions of leadership on the boards of several industry trade associations, including the International Association of Drilling Contractors and the American Petroleum Institute.

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