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 14, 2018
NEWFIELD EXPLORATION COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
4 Waterway Square Place, Suite 100
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (281) 210-5100
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Newfield Exploration Company (“Newfield”) announced that, on February 14, 2018, its current Senior Vice President-Development, George T. Dunn, provided notice that he will retire from Newfield after almost 26 years with Newfield. Mr. Dunn will remain in his position and continue to support Newfield until May 2018 to assist with a smooth transition. In connection with Mr. Dunn’s retirement, he will be entitled to receive benefits provided under existing company benefit plans and policies. These include potential restricted stock unit award vestings and payment in accordance with Newfield’s qualified retirement program, distribution of his nonqualified deferred compensation plan account balance pursuant to his previous distribution elections, and other benefits generally applicable to retiring employees, such as payment for accrued and unused vacation and access to Newfield's medical plan.
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.
NEWFIELD EXPLORATION COMPANY
Date: February 21, 2018
/s/ Timothy D. Yang
Timothy D. Yang
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary