8-K
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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 14, 2020

 

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)

 

(IRS 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

 

APA/29

 

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 shareholders of Apache Corporation (“Apache”) held on May 14, 2020, there were 377,420,691 shares of Apache common stock, par value $0.625 per share, eligible to vote, of which 336,208,652 shares, or 89.08 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 2021 annual meeting of shareholders, by the majority of shares voted, excluding abstentions:

Nominee

 

For

   

Against

   

Abstentions

   

Broker
Non-Votes

 

Annell R. Bay

   

301,675,054

     

4,835,750

     

255,590

     

29,442,258

 

John J. Christmann IV

   

304,562,400

     

1,964,576

     

239,417

     

29,442,258

 

Juliet S. Ellis

   

304,772,875

     

1,714,924

     

278,594

     

29,442,258

 

Chansoo Joung

   

304,331,108

     

2,175,877

     

259,409

     

29,442,258

 

Rene R. Joyce

   

301,748,598

     

4,753,139

     

264,657

     

29,442,258

 

John E. Lowe

   

304,325,024

     

2,174,666

     

266,704

     

29,442,258

 

William C. Montgomery

   

299,263,247

     

7,241,034

     

262,113

     

29,442,258

 

Amy H. Nelson

   

304,483,056

     

2,035,042

     

248,296

     

29,442,258

 

Daniel W. Rabun

   

301,761,665

     

4,735,024

     

269,705

     

29,442,258

 

Peter A. Ragauss

   

300,634,126

     

5,863,647

     

268,621

     

29,442,258

 

  The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Apache’s independent auditors for fiscal year 2020 was ratified by the majority of shares voted, including abstentions:

For

 

Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker Non-Votes

331,495,731

 

4,322,047

 

390,873

 

0

  In a non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation of Apache’s named executive officers as disclosed in Apache’s 2020 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

281,073,752

 

25,117,509

 

575,132

 

29,442,258


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 18, 2020

 

 

By:

 

/s/ Rajesh Sharma

 

 

 

Rajesh Sharma

 

 

 

Corporate Secretary