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Apache 

“Market Cap $33.06 B As of May 2014

At a Glance

  • Industry: Oil & Gas Operations
  • Founded: 1954
  • Country: United States
  • CEO: G Steven Farris
  • Website: www.apachecorp.com
  • Employees: 5,342
  • Sales: $16.5 B
  • Headquarters: Houston, Texas

Forbes Lists

#270 Global 2000

  • #578 in Sales
  • #297 in Profit
  • #396 in Assets
  • #322 in Market value
Profile

Apache Corp. is an energy company, which explores, develops and produces natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids. The company has exploration and production interests in six countries: the U.S., Canada, Egypt, and Australia, offshore the United Kingdom in the North Sea and Argentina. The North American asset base comprises operations in the central U.S., the Permian Basin, the Gulf Coast onshore and offshore areas of the U.S., and operations in Western Canada. It is focused on oil projects located primarily in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The company’s operations in Egypt are conducted pursuant to production-sharing agreements, in various separate concessions. Apache was founded by Raymond Plank, Charles Arnao and Truman Anderson on December 6, 1954 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

“Apache History

DELIVERING SHAREHOLDER VALUE FOR OVER 50 YEARS

Apache has made material discoveries throughout our history that have contributed significantly to our growth. One core strategy at Apache is to be both a competent explorer and acquirer; we believe any company must excel at both to prosper through the long-term cycles of our industry.”

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