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 Executive Bios


Robert P. Daniels
Executive Vice President, International and Deepwater Exploration

 Bob Daniels is Executive Vice President, International and Deepwater Exploration. He joined Anadarko in 1985 and has since held positions of increasing responsibility in exploration and operations, including Senior Vice President, Worldwide Exploration and Senior Vice President, Exploration and Production. He also served as Vice President, Canada. Mr. Daniels has also held key positions within Anadarko's exploration group, including Geologic Supervisor for Algeria, Manager of Geology for Algeria Exploration, Project Manager of the Ourhoud Development Project in Algeria, and Manager of U.S. Onshore Exploration.
Mr. Daniels holds a Master of Science degree in petroleum geology from the Colorado School of Mines and a bachelor's degree in economics from The Colorado College. He also is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.
Mr. Daniels serves on the Board of Directors of the Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation and Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas. He is a Trustee of the American Geological Institute Foundation.


Robert G. Gwin
Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Bob Gwin is Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for the areas of accounting, financial reporting and tax; treasury, corporate finance and risk management; investor relations and communications; corporate development; corporate planning; and corporate audit. Mr. Gwin also is Chairman of the Board of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, the general partner of Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE: WES), and of Western Gas Equity Holdings, LLC, the general partner of Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (NYSE:WGP). He previously served as President and CEO of Western Gas Holdings until 2010. Mr. Gwin joined Anadarko in January 2006 as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer and was named Senior Vice President in March 2008.
Mr. Gwin is Chairman of the board of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE: LYB) and serves on the boards of The Greater Houston Partnership, Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) and Communities in Schools (CIS). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the CFA Institute.


James J. Kleckner
Executive Vice President, International and Deepwater Operations

 Jim Kleckner was named Executive Vice President, International and Deepwater Operations in May 2013. Prior to that time, he served as Vice President, Operations for the Rockies region beginning in May 2007, overseeing the company’s operations and development activities in the Rocky Mountain region. Mr. Kleckner has more than 30 years of global technical and leadership experience. He began his career in the oil and natural gas industry with Sun Oil Company and has held positions of increasing responsibility throughout the world including management roles in the North Sea, South America, China, the Gulf of Mexico and U.S. onshore.
Mr. Kleckner holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Petroleum Institute. He has served on the Industry and Advisory Board of the School of Energy Research at the University of Wyoming, the Petroleum Engineering Advisory Board at Colorado School of Mines, the Executive Board for the Colorado Oil and Gas Association and the Executive Board for the Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States.


Charles A. Meloy
Executive Vice President, U.S. Onshore Exploration and Production

 Chuck Meloy is Executive Vice President, U.S. Onshore Exploration and Production. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations and Senior Vice President, Deepwater and International Operations.
Mr. Meloy also is a Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, the general partner of Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE: WES), and of Western Gas Equity Holdings, LLC, the general partner of Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (NYSE:WGP).
Mr. Meloy joined Anadarko in 2006 when Anadarko acquired Kerr-McGee Corporation. Prior to that time he served as Vice President of Exploration and Production at Kerr-McGee Corporation. He also served as Vice President of Gulf of Mexico Exploration, Production and Development, Vice President and Managing Director of North Sea Operations, and held several other deepwater Gulf of Mexico management positions. Mr. Meloy's experience also includes positions in planning, operations, deepwater, and reservoir engineering positions with Oryx Energy Company and its predecessor, Sun Oil Company.
Mr. Meloy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and Texas Professional Engineers.


Robert K. Reeves
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer

Bobby Reeves is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer. He joined Anadarko in March 2004 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Law. Mr. Reeves has more than 30 years of legal and management experience and is responsible for Anadarko's legal, government relations, information technology and administration functions.
Mr. Reeves also is a Director of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of Anadarko and general partner of Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE: WES), a publicly traded midstream master limited partnership. Prior to joining Anadarko, Mr. Reeves served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Ocean Energy, Inc., until 2003. He served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Flores & Rucks, Inc., a predecessor to Ocean Energy, until 1997. Prior to that, he was a Partner in the Energy Section of the Onebane Law Firm of Lafayette, Louisiana until 1993.
Mr. Reeves holds a Juris Doctorate and bachelor's degree in business administration from Louisiana State University. He is a member of the Texas and Louisiana State Bar Associations, the American Bar Association and the American Corporate Counsel Association. Mr. Reeves serves on the Board of Directors of Key Energy Services, Inc., Episcopal Health Foundation and United Way of Greater Houston.


R. A. Walker
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

 Al Walker is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. He joined Anadarko in 2005 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, later serving as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Anadarko, he worked in the oil and natural gas industry, investment and commercial banking and as an institutional investor.
Mr. Walker is a Director of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) and BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF). He is currently on the Board of Trustees for the Houston Museum of Natural Science, a member of The Business Council, Business Roundtable, All-American Wildcatters, and the Boards of Directors of the American Petroleum Institute (Executive Committee), America's Natural Gas Alliance (Executive Committee) and the Greater Houston Partnership.




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