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APACHE CORP FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

May 19, 2014



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: Nominee For Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes G. Steven Farris 296,280,267 8,107,866 3,714,982 30,932,130 A. D. Frazier, Jr. 300,821,947 5,765,239 1,515,929 30,932,130 Amy H. Nelson 304,836,504 1,739,901 1,526,710 30,932,130 • The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Apache's independent auditors for fiscal year 2014 was ratified by the majority of shares voted, including abstentions: For Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 335,392,715 1,757,468 1,885,062 0 • In a non-binding advisory vote on the compensation of Apache's named executive officers as disclosed in Apache's 2014 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 295,183,134 9,542,649 3,372,461 30,937,001 • An amendment to Apache's 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: For Against Abstentions Broker Non-Votes 304,803,048 1,440,689 1,856,253 30,935,255



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