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Anadarko appoints new independent director

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Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has announced that Claire S. Farley has been appointed as an independent director of the company, effective immediately.

The Chairman, President and CEO of Anadarko, Al Walker, said: “Claire is a respected leader in the energy industry with a tremendous track record of success, including far-reaching experience in finance, strategic investments, mergers and acquisitions, and exploration and new ventures.

"We are grateful to have her exceptional strategic focus in the boardroom."

Farley serves as Vice Chair of Energy, advising KKR & Co. L.P.’s Energy group. Prior to joining KKR, she was both co-founder and co-CEO of RPM Energy LLC, which is a privately owned oil and gas exploration and development company that partnered with KKR.

Prior to founding this company, Farley served as Senior Advisor at oil and gas industry advisor, Jefferies Randall & Dewey, from February 2005 to July 2008. Before that, she served as the CEO of Randall & Dewey – an oil and gas asset transaction advisory firm – from September 2002 to February 2005, when the company became the oil and gas investment banking group of Jeffries & Co. Farley has expertise in oil and gas exploration, and held a number of positions at Texaco from 1981 to 1999, also having served as CEO of Intelligent Diagnostics Corp. from October 1999 to January 2001, and of Trade-Ranger Inc. from January 2001 to May 2002.

Farley serves as a director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. and TechnipFMC plc. As well as her public directorships, Farley is also a board member of Samson Resources and the Houston advisory board of the Nature Conservancy. She holds a B.S. in geology from Emory University.

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