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Newfield Exploration Co (NFX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lee Boothby

55 2010 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Lawrence Massaro

53 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Gary Packer

54 2009 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

George Dunn

59 2012 Senior Vice President - Development

John Jasek

47 2014 Senior Vice President - Operations

George Fairchild

49 2013 Chief Accounting Officer

Matthew Vezza

43 2016 Vice President — Assets following the consolidation of the Company's Mid-Continent business

Timothy Yang

44 2015 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Steven Nance

60 2015 Lead Independent Director

Pamela Gardner

60 2005 Independent Director

Roger Plank

60 2015 Independent Director

Thomas Ricks

64 1992 Independent Director

Juanita Romans

66 2005 Independent Director

John Schanck

65 2013 Independent Director

J. Terry Strange

73 2004 Independent Director

James Wells

60 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lee Boothby

Mr. Lee K. Boothby is the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He was promoted to the position of President in February 2009 and to the additional role of CEO three months later. From October 2007 until February 2009, Mr. Boothby served as our Senior Vice President – Acquisitions & Business Development. He managed our Mid-Continent business 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 former Australian business unit. Prior to joining Newfield, Mr. Boothby worked for Cockrell Oil Corporation, British Gas and Tenneco Oil Company. He served two years on the board of the Independent Petroleum Association of America; served as Chairman of the Board of the American Exploration & Production Council and continues to serve as a member of the board; holds degrees in Petroleum Engineering (B.S.) and Business (M.B.A.).

Lawrence Massaro

Mr. Lawrence S. Massaro is a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Newfield Exploration Co. He was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in November 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 to 2005. He also held various senior petroleum engineering positions at both PG&E Resources from 1992 to 1994 and at British Petroleum from 1985 to 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. He was promoted to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in May 2009. 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. In December 2014, Mr. Packer joined the board of directors of Bennu Oil & Gas, LLC, a private oil and gas company operating offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. He serves as a board member for the Independent Petroleum Association of America. 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. Mr. Dunn was promoted to Senior Vice President — Development in September 2012, 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.

John Jasek

Mr. John H. Jasek is Senior Vice President - Operations of Newfield Exploration Co. Mr. Jasek was promoted to Senior Vice President — Operations in October of 2014, after serving as Vice President — Onshore Gulf Coast since February 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Jasek served as Vice President — Gulf of Mexico from December 2008 until February 2011 and as Vice President — Gulf Coast from October 2007 until December 2008. He previously managed our Gulf of Mexico operations from March 2005 until October 2007, and was promoted from General Manager to Vice President — Gulf of Mexico in November 2006. Prior to March 2005, he was a petroleum engineer in the Western Gulf of Mexico. Before 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.

George Fairchild

Mr. George W. Fairchild Jr. is Chief Accounting Officer of Newfield Exploration Company. Mr. Fairchild was promoted to Chief Accounting Officer in November 2013. Mr. Fairchild joined Newfield in August of 2012 as Controller and has served as the Company’s Principal Accounting Officer since joining the Company. 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 to 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 to 2006 and Manager — Internal Audit from 2000 to 2001. Before joining Burlington Resources Inc., he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1993 to 2000. Mr. Fairchild served in the U.S. Air Force from 1986 to 1990. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.

Matthew Vezza

Mr. Matthew R. Vezza is the Vice President — Assets following the consolidation of the Company's Mid-Continent business of Newfield Exploration Company. He was previously promoted to Vice President — Western Region in August of 2015 when the Company's Onshore Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain business units were combined. He served as Vice President — Rocky Mountains beginning in June of 2014. Mr. Vezza joined Newfield in August 2012 as General Manager of our Rocky Mountains business unit after 16 years with Marathon Oil Company. Mr. Vezza began his career at Marathon in 1996 as a production engineer and then moved through the organization in various technical and managerial roles in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Colorado and Wyoming. While at Marathon, Mr. Vezza's last position, from August 2009 to August 2012, was serving as Asset Manager - Wyoming. Mr. Vezza is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from Penn State University.

Timothy Yang

Mr. Timothy D. Yang is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the company. Prior to joining Newfield, Mr. Yang served as Senior Vice President, Land & Legal, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary of Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation from December 2014 to July 2015. Mr. Yang was previously promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary in February 2013 after beginning service at Sabine in 2011 as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to Sabine, Mr. Yang served as Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary for Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. from 2009 to 2011. His legal experience covers both public and private companies within the energy and investment industries including Invesco Ltd./AIM Investments, Pogo Producing Company and AEI Services LLC. Mr. Yang holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Trinity University, obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center and is a member of the Texas and Kansas state bar associations.

Steven Nance

Mr. Steven W. Nance is the Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nance has served as President and Manager of Steele Creek Energy, LLC, a private oil and gas investment company, since 2010. Since 2007, Mr. Nance also has provided consulting services on matters such as oil and gas investments, succession planning, coaching and leadership development. Mr. Nance began his career in 1978 as an engineer with The Superior Oil Company. 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 its Chairman, President and CEO 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 holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering.

Pamela Gardner

Ms. Pamela J. Gardner is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Gardner has served as the CEO with Your Mind at Work, a consulting firm, since January 2013. She spent 24 seasons with the Houston Astros Baseball Club, serving her last 11 years as President, Business Operations. 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 becoming President in 2001. She retired as President in January 2012, but provided advisory services to the ownership group throughout 2012.

Roger Plank

Mr. Roger B. Plank is an Independent Director of the Company. He has 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Early in 2016, he founded and began serving as Chief Executive Officer of Apex International Energy Management, LLC, a private oil and gas company focused on acquisitions, exploration and production in the Middle East North Africa region, including Egypt. Recently the Egyptian General Petroleum Company awarded Apex two concessions comprised of 1.7 million acres in the prolific Abu Gharadig Basin. Mr. Plank retired from his position as President and Chief Corporate Officer of Apache Corporation in February 2014 after serving 32 years with the company. He began his career at Apache in 1982 and moved throughout the organization to take on a number of leadership positions in charge of Planning and Corporate Development, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications. Mr. Plank served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from July 1997 to May 2000 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2000 to February 2009 when he became President and Principal Financial Officer. He was appointed President and Chief Corporate Officer in February 2011 and served in that role until his retirement in February 2014.

Thomas Ricks

Mr. Thomas G. Ricks is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ricks 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 CEO of The University of Texas Investment Management Company from March 1996 to May 2001. Mr. Ricks 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.

Juanita Romans

Ms. Juanita M. Romans is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Romans serves as the CEO of The Romans Group, a private global healthcare consulting firm she founded in January 2011. From 2012 to 2014, Ms. Romans served as Managing Principal of MFR Healthcare Solutions (a partnership formed with The Romans Group), providing strategic, tactical and operational planning consulting services to hospitals, universities, medical institutions and other providers in the global healthcare marketplace. From June 2001 to January 2011, Ms. Romans served as CEO and Central Market Leader of Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, and from January 2003 to January 2011 she served as the CEO of Memorial Hermann Hospital.

John Schanck

Mr. John W. Schanck is an Independent Director of the Company. He has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, most recently serving as President and CEO of Sonde Resources Corporation in Calgary, Alberta from 2010 until his retirement in June 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 with Unocal Corporation and its subsidiaries. During that 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-CEO for Samson Investment Company from 1999 to 2005 and Managing Partner of Tecton Energy, LLC from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Schanck is also a director of Saulsbury Industries, a private company engaged in engineering and construction, and a director of P2 Energy Solutions, a private company engaged in oil and gas software development and sales.

J. Terry Strange

Mr. J. Terry Strange is an Independent Director of the Company. 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.

James Wells

Mr. James Kent Wells is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Wells has more than 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, most recently retiring from his position as CEO and President of Fidelity Exploration & Production Company in February 2015. Mr. Wells launched his career as a petroleum engineer with Amoco Canada Pet. Co. in 1979 and quickly advanced to take on a number of key roles in the organization. From 2000 through 2002, Mr. Wells held the position of Vice President, Rockies, and from 2002 through 2005, Vice President, Gulf of Mexico Shelf, BP America. He also served as General Manager, Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations, 2005 through 2007 and as Senior Vice President, Exploration and Production North America Gas, BP America, from 2007 through 2011. He joined Fidelity Exploration & Production Company in 2011 as President and CEO. In 2013, he was made Vice Chairman of MDU Resources, the parent company of Fidelity, and elected to serve on its board, until he retired in 2015.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Lee Boothby

9,888,150

Lawrence Massaro

5,142,580

Gary Packer

5,381,690

George Dunn

3,038,020

John Jasek

3,186,790

George Fairchild

--

Matthew Vezza

--

Timothy Yang

--

Steven Nance

372,473

Pamela Gardner

274,973

Roger Plank

274,973

Thomas Ricks

300,473

Juanita Romans

274,973

John Schanck

295,473

J. Terry Strange

294,973

James Wells

274,973
As Of  30 Dec 2016