8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 23, 2019

 

 

APACHE CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   1-4300   41-0747868

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

2000 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 100

Houston, Texas 77056-4400

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 296-6000

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.625 par value   APA   New York Stock Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Global Select Market
7.75% Notes Due 2029     New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

At the annual meeting of stockholders of Apache held on May 23, 2019, there were 375,910,273 shares of Apache common stock, par value $0.625 per share, eligible to vote, of which 346,168,051 shares, or 92.09 percent, were voted.

The matters voted upon, the number of votes cast for or against, as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes as to such matters, were as stated below:

 

   

The following nominees for directors were elected to serve one-year terms expiring at the 2020 annual meeting of stockholders, by the majority of shares voted, excluding abstentions:

 

Nominee

   For      Against      Abstentions      Broker Non-
Votes
 

Annell R. Bay

     311,717,326        4,318,637        257,663        29,874,425  

John J. Christmann IV

     314,869,555        1,197,792        226,278        29,874,425  

Juliet S. Ellis

     314,954,720        1,081,857        257,049        29,874,425  

Chansoo Joung

     314,859,679        1,195,381        238,565        29,874,425  

Rene R. Joyce

     311,826,212        4,206,406        261,008        29,874,425  

John E. Lowe

     313,362,274        2,313,651        617,701        29,874,425  

William C. Montgomery

     309,260,319        6,768,441        264,866        29,874,425  

Amy H. Nelson

     314,665,522        1,366,406        261,698        29,874,425  

Daniel W. Rabun

     309,370,626        6,677,866        245,134        29,874,425  

Peter A. Ragauss

     314,959,580        1,098,617        235,428        29,874,425  


   

The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Apache’s independent auditors for fiscal year 2019 was ratified by the majority of shares voted, including abstentions:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker Non-Votes

341,210,300

  4,524,797   432,953   0

 

   

In a non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation of Apache’s named executive officers as disclosed in Apache’s 2019 proxy statement (commonly known as “say on pay”), the compensation of Apache’s named executive officers was approved by the majority of shares voted, including abstentions:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker Non-Votes

301,750,760

  13,866,351   676,087   29,874,853


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

    APACHE CORPORATION
Date: May 28, 2019    

/s/ Rajesh Sharma

    Name:   Rajesh Sharma
    Title:   Corporate Secretary