Apache Corporation
APACHE CORP (Form: 8-K, Received: 05/31/2018 11:54:11)

 

 

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 24, 2018

 

 

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:

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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).

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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 24, 2018, there were 382,146,293 shares of Apache common stock, par value $0.625 per share, eligible to vote, of which 351,283,163 shares, or 91.92 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 2019 annual meeting of stockholders, by the majority of shares voted, excluding abstentions:

 

Nominee

  

For

  

Against

  

Abstentions

  

Broker Non-Votes

Annell R. Bay    314,653,952    2,264,636    474,966    33,889,609
John J. Christmann IV    315,839,121    1,037,286    517,574    33,889,182
Chansoo Joung    315,624,370    1,239,937    529,673    33,889,182
Rene R. Joyce    314,424,579    2,438,346    530,629    33,889,609
George D. Lawrence    313,548,074    3,360,678    485,229    33,889,182
John E. Lowe    314,353,046    2,492,012    548,922    33,889,182
William C. Montgomery    313,957,940    2,868,676    567,365    33,889,182
Amy H. Nelson    315,774,498    1,128,643    490,412    33,889,609
Daniel W. Rabun    314,729,652    2,119,035    545,294    33,889,182
Peter A. Ragauss    315,889,796    992,907    511,278    33,889,182


    The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Apache’s independent auditors for fiscal year 2018 was ratified by the majority of shares voted, including abstentions:

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstentions

  

Broker Non-Votes

346,266,461    4,497,083    517,218    2,401

 

    In a non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation of Apache’s named executive officers as disclosed in Apache’s 2018 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

249,323,047    67,059,506    1,011,428    33,889,182


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 31, 2018       /s/ Rajesh Sharma
      Name: Rajesh Sharma
      Title: Corporate Secretary