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): February 21, 2011
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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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On February 21, 2011, Mr. John A. Crum informed Apache Corporation (the Company) of his intention to resign as co-chief operating officer and president North America effective as of March 7, 2011.
Following Mr. Crums resignation, on February 22, 2011, the board of directors of the Company named Rodney J. Eichler as the Companys president and chief operating officer and Roger B. Plank to president and chief corporate officer. Mr. Eichler formerly served as the co-chief operating officer and president International. In his new role as president and sole chief operating officer, Mr. Eichler will be responsible for Apaches 10 operating regions, worldwide drilling, gas monetization and worldwide projects. Mr. Plank, who currently serves as the Companys president, is assuming responsibilities for marketing and corporate purchasing, in addition to his leadership role in finance, administration and business development.
A copy of the press release is furnished as an exhibit.
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.
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