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Newfield Exploration Company (the "Company’") held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") on May 15, 2018.
The following actions were taken at the Annual Meeting and the final number of votes cast for, votes cast against, abstentions, and broker non-votes for each proposal is set forth below (for more information on the proposals, please see the Company's 2018 Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 29, 2018):
Each of the ten nominees for director was elected to serve a one-year term expiring at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The voting results were as follows:
Lee K. Boothby
Pamela J. Gardner
Edgar R. Giesinger, Jr.
Steven W. Nance
Roger B. Plank
Thomas G. Ricks
Juanita M. Romans
John W. Schanck
J. Terry Strange
J. Kent Wells
The stockholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as disclosed in the Company's 2018 Proxy Statement. The voting results were as follows:
The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for 2018 was ratified. The voting results were as follows:
NEWFIELD EXPLORATION COMPANY
Date: May 15, 2018
/s/ Timothy D. Yang
Timothy D. Yang
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary