People: Newfield Exploration Co (NFX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lee Boothby

52 2010 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Lawrence Massaro

50 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Gary Packer

51 2009 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

George Dunn

56 2012 Senior Vice President - Development

William Schneider

62 2012 Senior Vice President - Exploration

George Fairchild

46 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Assistant Corporate Secretary

Stephen Campbell

45 2005 Vice President - Investor Relations

Clay Gaspar

41 2012 Vice President - Mid-Continent

Daryll Howard

51 2009 Vice President - Rocky Mountains

John Jasek

44 2011 Vice President - Onshore Gulf Coast

John Marziotti

50 2008 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Pamela Gardner

57 2005 Independent Director

John Kemp

69 2003 Independent Director

Steven Nance

57 2013 Independent Director

Howard Newman

66 1990 Independent Director

Thomas Ricks

60 1992 Independent Director

Juanita Romans

63 2005 Independent Director

John Schanck

62 2013 Independent Director

Charles Shultz

74 2010 Independent Director

Richard Stoneburner

60 2013 Independent Director

J. Terry Strange

70 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lee Boothby

Mr. Lee K. Boothby is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Newfield Exploration Co. He was promoted to the position of President in February 2009 and to the additional role of Chief Executive Officer in May 2009. From October 2007 until February 2009, Mr. Boothby served as our Senior Vice President – Acquisitions & Business Development. He managed our Mid-Continent operations from February 2002 to October 2007, and was promoted from General Manager to Vice President in November 2004. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Boothby served as the Vice President and General Manager of our previous Australian business unit, managed from Perth, Australia. Prior to joining Newfield, Mr. Boothby worked for Cockrell Oil Corporation, British Gas and Tenneco Oil Company. B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University and M.B.A. (finance concentration) from Rice University

Lawrence Massaro

Mr. Lawrence S. Massaro has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Newfield Exploration Co., effective November 11, 2013. Mr. Massaro joined Newfield in March 2011 and served as Vice President — Corporate Development until November 2013. In this position, he led the Company's business development, strategic planning and product marketing efforts. Prior to joining Newfield, Mr. Massaro served as Managing Director at JP Morgan in its oil and gas investment banking group beginning in 2005 and was Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development while at Amerada Hess Corporation from 1995-2005. He also held various senior petroleum engineering positions at both PG&E Resources from 1992-1994 and at British Petroleum from 1985-1991. Mr. Massaro holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.

Gary Packer

Mr. Gary D. Packer is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Newfield Exploration Co. Prior thereto, he was promoted from Gulf of Mexico General Manager to Vice President — Rocky Mountains in November 2004. Mr. Packer joined the Company in 1995. Prior to joining Newfield, Mr. Packer worked for Amerada Hess Corporation in both the Rocky Mountains and Gulf of Mexico divisions. Prior to these roles, he worked for Tenneco Oil Company. He serves as a board member for the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA). He holds a degree in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from Penn State University.

George Dunn

Mr. George T. Dunn is Senior Vice President - Development of Newfield Exploration Co. He previously serving as Vice President — Mid-Continent beginning in October 2007. He managed our onshore Gulf Coast operations from 2001 to October 2007, and was promoted from General Manager to Vice President in November 2004. Before managing our Gulf Coast operations, Mr. Dunn was the general manager of our Western Gulf of Mexico division. Prior to joining Newfield in 1992, Mr. Dunn was employed by Meridian Oil Company and Tenneco Oil Company. He holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.

William Schneider

Mr. William D. Schneider is Senior Vice President - Exploration of Newfield Exploration Co. He previously serving as Vice President — Gulf of Mexico and International beginning in February 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Schneider served as Vice President — Onshore Gulf Coast and International from December 2008 until February 2011. He has managed our international operations since May 1997. He served as Manager — Exploration from 1992-1997, Technical Coordinator from 1991-1992 and was a geologist from 1989-1990. Mr. Schneider was one of our founding members. Prior to Newfield, Mr. Schneider was Division Geologist in the Western Gulf Division of Tenneco Oil Exploration and Production Company. Mr. Schneider holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Geology from Boston University. He is an active member of the IPAA, where he served as Chairman of the International Committee and member of the board of directors from 1999-2009, and the American Petroleum Geologists.

George Fairchild

Mr. George W. Fairchild Jr. is Chief Accounting Officer, Assistant Corporate Secretary of Newfield Exploration Company. Mr. Fairchild joined Newfield in August of 2012 as Controller and Assistant Corporate Secretary, serving as the Company’s Principal Accounting Officer until his promotion in November 2013. Prior to joining Newfield, Mr. Fairchild served as Controller for Sheridan Production Company LLC, a privately-held oil and gas company, beginning in 2009 and was Vice President and Controller of Davis Petroleum Corporation, also a privately-held oil and gas company, from 2006-2009. Prior thereto, Mr. Fairchild was with Burlington Resources Inc., a publicly-held oil and gas company, serving as Senior Manager — Accounting Policy & Research from 2001-2006 and Manager — Internal Audit from 2000-2001. Before joining Burlington Resources Inc., he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1993-2000. Mr. Fairchild served in the U.S. Air Force from 1986-1990. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Stephen Campbell

Mr. Stephen C. Campbell is Vice President - Investor Relations of Newfield Exploration Co. After serving as Newfield’s Manager — Investor Relations since 1999. Prior to joining Newfield, Mr. Campbell was the Investor Relations Manager at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation from 1993-1999 and the Assistant Vice President of Marketing & Communications at United Way, Texas Gulf Coast from 1990-1993. He is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from Texas A&M University.

Clay Gaspar

Mr. Clay M. Gaspar is Vice President - Mid-Continent of Newfield Exploration Co. Prior to joining Newfield, Mr. Gaspar spent 16 years with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation where he served as General Manager for Investor Relations from 2011 to 2012, General Manager, Business Advisor from 2009 to 2011 and General Manager, East Texas from 2007 to 2009. From 1996 to 2007, he served in various engineering and manager positions at Anadarko. Mr. Gaspar started his career with Mewbourne Oil Company as a production and drilling engineer where he worked from 1991 to 1996. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in Petroleum and Geosciences Engineering from the University of Texas.

Daryll Howard

Mr. Daryll T. Howard is Vice President - Rocky Mountains of Newfield Exploration Co. Mr. Howard joined Newfield in 1996. Prior to his promotion on May 7, 2009, Mr. Howard served as East Team Rocky Mountains Asset Manager since June 2008. Prior thereto, Mr. Howard assisted in establishing Newfield’s Malaysia office and was instrumental in the success and growth of Newfield’s international operations. Mr. Howard also previously held several positions of increasing breadth and responsibility in the company Gulf of Mexico business unit. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University.

John Jasek

Mr. John H. Jasek is Vice President - Onshore Gulf Coast of Newfield Exploration Co. Prior to that, he was reappointed as Vice President — Gulf of Mexico in December 2008. Mr. Jasek served as Vice President — Gulf Coast from October 2007 until December 2008 while serving as the manager of the company onshore Gulf Coast operations. He previously managed the company Gulf of Mexico operations from March 2005 until October 2007, and was promoted from General Manager to Vice President in November 2006. Prior to March 2005, he was a Petroleum Engineer in the Western Gulf of Mexico. Prior to joining Newfield, Mr. Jasek worked for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and Amoco Production Company. He has a degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.

John Marziotti

Mr. John D. Marziotti is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Newfield Exploration Co. He was promoted to General Counsel in August 2007 and was named Corporate Secretary in May 2008. From November 2003, when he joined the Company, until August 2007, he held the position of Legal Counsel. Prior to joining the company, he was a shareholder of the law firm of Strasburger & Price, LLP. Mr. Marziotti holds a B.A. from the College of Charleston and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University.

Pamela Gardner

Ms. Pamela J. Gardner is an Independent Director of Newfield Exploration Co. In January 2013, Ms. Gardner accepted the role of CEO with Your Mind at Work, a consulting firm that focuses on refining company cultures, training executives in effective communication strategies, aligning corporate goals and coaching professionals in leadership. She spent 24 seasons with the Houston Astros Baseball Club, serving her last 11 years as President, Business Operations for Houston McLane Company d/b/a Houston Astros Baseball Club. Ms. Gardner began her career with the Houston Astros in 1989 as Director of Communications, was promoted to Vice President of Marketing in 1996, then promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 1999, and served in that role until promoted to President in 2001. She then retired as President in January 2012, but continued to provide advisory services to Jim Crane, the owner of the Astros, throughout 2012. Education: B.S. in Psychology and Vocational Rehabilitation from the University of Wisconsin – Stout

John Kemp

Mr. John Randolph Kemp is an Independent Director of Newfield Exploration Co. Mr. Kemp is the Principal of The Kemp Company, a consulting firm he founded in 2008, and served as the Chairman of Kosmos Energy Ltd., an international oil exploration and production company focused on West Africa, from 2010 until January 2014. Mr. Kemp retired in 1999 after 34 years with Conoco Inc. (now ConocoPhillips) where the last position he held was President, Exploration & Production, Americas. Education: B.S. in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from Pennsylvania State University

Steven Nance

Mr. Steven W. Nance is Independent Director of Newfield Exploration Company. Mr. Nance has more than 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He currently serves as the President and Manager of Steele Creek Energy, LLC, a private oil and gas company. Mr. Nance also has served as president and sole director of Steele Creek Investment Company, the predecessor entity that held Mr. Nance's oil and gas ownership, since 1997. Since 2007, Steele Creek Investment Company and Mr. Nance have, from time to time, provided consulting services on matters such as oil and gas investments, succession planning, coaching and leadership development. Mr. Nance began his career in 1978 with The Superior Oil Company where he held various engineering assignments until the company was acquired by Mobil Oil. After a short stint with Mobil, Mr. Nance joined Meridian Oil, Inc., the predecessor company to Burlington Resources, Inc., in 1985 where he held positions of increasing responsibility until his departure in 1997 as Vice President of Burlington's Gulf Coast division. From 1997 to 1999, he was with XPLOR Energy and its predecessor company, acting as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer in 1999 when XPLOR Energy was acquired by Harken Energy Corporation. From 2000 to 2007, Mr. Nance served as President of Peoples Energy Production Company until it was acquired by El Paso Corporation. He is a director for The Williams Companies, Inc., where he is a member of its compensation committee and nominating and governance committee and also a director for Cloud Peak Energy, Inc., chairing its health, safety, environment and communities committee and serving as a member of its audit committee. Mr. Nance holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University.

Howard Newman

Dr. Howard H. Newman Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Newfield Exploration Co. Mr. Newman has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pine Brook Road Partners, LLC, a New-York-based investment firm, since April 2006. Mr. Newman was a managing director of Warburg, Pincus LLC from January 1987 to December 2000 and Vice Chairman from January 2001 to April 2006. Before joining Warburg, Pincus LLC, Mr. Newman spent 10 years in energy and financial services investment banking at Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated. He holds B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Yale University and Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University

Thomas Ricks

Mr. Thomas G. Ricks is an Independent Director of Newfield Exploration Co. Mr. Ricks currently serves as Chief Investment Officer of H&S Ventures L.L.C., a private investment firm. Prior to taking this position with H&S Ventures in May 2001, he was Chief Executive Officer of The University of Texas Investment Management Company from March 1996 to May 2001. Mr. Ricks also served as Vice Chancellor for Asset Management for The University of Texas System from August 1992 through February 1996 and as Executive Director of Finance and Private Investments from 1988 to 1992. He holds B.A. in Economics from Trinity College and M.B.A. from the University of Chicago

Juanita Romans

Ms. Juanita F. Romans is an Independent Director of Newfield Exploration Co. Ms. Romans serves as the Managing Principal of MFR Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a private consulting firm formed in August 2012 through the consolidation of The Romans Group, a private consulting firm founded by Ms. Romans in January 2011 that provided global healthcare business solutions for which Ms. Romans served as CEO, with an affiliate of MFR, P.C., a full-service accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Houston, Texas. MFR Healthcare Solutions, Inc. provides strategic, tactical and operational planning consulting services to hospitals, universities, medical institutions and other providers in the global healthcare marketplace. She holds B.S. in Biology from the University of Detroit and M.S. in Nursing from Wayne State University.

John Schanck

Mr. John W. Schanck is Independent Director of Newfield Exploration Company. Mr. Schanck has nearly 40 years of experience in the energy industry where he has held leadership positions in both public and private companies. He has served since 2010 as President and CEO of Sonde Resources Corporation in Calgary, Alberta, and expects to retire as President and CEO on June 30, 2013. Sonde is an energy company engaged in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas with operations in Western Canada and offshore North Africa. Mr. Schanck spent the first 21 years of his career, 1978 to 1999, with Unocal Corporation and its subsidiaries. During this time, he helped lead Unocal's exploration activities in both the U.S. and international regions, holding the positions of Group Vice President -- Oil & Gas Operations from 1994 to 1996 and President of Spirit Energy 76 from 1997 to 1999. Following his career with Unocal, Mr. Schanck was Co-Chief Executive Officer for Samson Investment Company from 1999 -- 2005 and Managing Partner of Tecton Energy, LLC from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Schanck holds an M.S. in Geology from the University of Memphis, a B.S. in Geology from Allegheny College and an A.A. from Allegany College of Maryland. He serves on the public corporate boards of Penn West Petroleum Ltd. and Sonde Resources Corporation.

Charles Shultz

Mr. Charles E. Shultz is an Independent Director of Newfield Exploration Co. Mr. Shultz serves and has served since 1995 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dauntless Energy Inc., a Canadian private oil and gas company he formed in 1995. From 1990 to 1995, Mr. Shultz served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Canada Resources Limited, then a public Canadian oil and gas company. Prior to Gulf Canada, he served as a senior executive of Tenneco Oil Company. He holds Professional Degree in Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines; attended the University of Virginia’s Executive Program and the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

Richard Stoneburner

Mr. Richard K. Stoneburner is an Independent Director of Newfield Exploration Company, since February 8, 2013. Mr. Stoneburner served as the President - North America Shale Production Division for BHP Billiton Petroleum from August 2011 through his retirement in December 2012. From 2009 to August 2011, Mr. Stoneburner served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Petrohawk Energy Corp., as Chief Operating Officer from 2007-2009 and led Petrohawk’s exploration activities as Vice President, then Executive Vice President of Exploration, from 2003-2007. Mr. Stoneburner began his career as a geologist in 1977 and held positions at Texas Oil and Gas Corp., Weber Energy Corp., Hugoton Energy Corp. and 3TEC Energy Corp. He holds B.S. in Geological Sciences from the University of Texas and M.S. in Geological Sciences from Wichita State University

J. Terry Strange

Mr. J. Terry Strange is an Independent Director of Newfield Exploration Co. Mr. Strange is a 34-year veteran of KPMG LLP. From 1996 until his retirement in 2002, he served as the Vice Chairman and Managing Partner of the U.S. Audit Practice of KPMG in addition to his service from 1998 until 2002 as the Global Managing Partner of the Audit Practice of KPMG International. He holds B.A. and M.B.A. in Accounting from the University of North Texas
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