SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 15, 2014
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
2000 Post Oak Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77056-4400
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (713) 296-6000
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the annual meeting of stockholders of Apache held on Thursday, May 15, 2014, there were 391,806,652 shares of Apache common stock, par value $0.625 per share, eligible to vote, of which 339,035,245 shares, or 87 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 three-year terms expiring at the 2017 annual meeting of stockholders, by the majority of shares voted, excluding abstentions:|
G. Steven Farris
A. D. Frazier, Jr.
Amy H. Nelson
|||The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Apaches independent auditors for fiscal year 2014 was ratified by the majority of shares voted, including abstentions:|
|||In a non-binding advisory vote on the compensation of Apaches named executive officers as disclosed in Apaches 2014 proxy statement (commonly known as say on pay), the compensation of Apaches named executive officers was approved by the majority of shares voted, including abstentions:|
|||An amendment to Apaches Restated Certificate of Incorporation (the Certificate) to eliminate the classified board to provide for the annual election of all directors was not approved by eighty percent (80%) of the shares outstanding as required by the Certificate:|
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.
|Date: May 19, 2014||/s/ Alfonso Leon|
|Executive Vice President and|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|(Principal Financial Officer)|