Filed by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act of 1933
and deemed filed pursuant to Rule 14a-12
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Subject Company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Commission File No.:
On May 24, 2019, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (Anadarko) sent the following communication to its employees regarding its pending merger
transaction with Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Occidental).
Sent on behalf of Mike Pearl, Senior Vice President Finance & Investor Relations
As discussed at Wednesdays Introductory Town Hall with Occidental, we are advancing integration efforts with them by forming a planning team from our two
companies. This effort is being led by Glenn Vangolen, Occidental SVP, Business Support, and me. Its important to remember that being asked to work on the integration efforts is not an indication of any future role with the combined
Our objective is to determine how to best realize the full potential of our combined companies. Success will be defined by how well we blend the
talents of our respective organizations and combine our operating assets and lines of business. An outline of the integration planning teams leadership is now available on Insider.
In addition, there is a separate, parallel integration process for our African assets that are being contingently sold post-closing to Total. This effort will
be led on our side by Rory Madden along with appropriate representatives from Occidental. More details on this effort with be forthcoming shortly.
the outline identifies the leadership team, its important to understand that in many of these areas the leader will name additional people to form a team to work together to achieve the defined objectives. Accordingly, numerous additional
people will be asked to aid in the integration efforts as we move forward. I want to thank the Anadarko employees who will serve on these teams as needs are assessed, organization structures are defined, and people are considered for various
Please recall until this transaction closes, we will continue to operate as a separate company, which means we will continue to follow our normal
course of business and safely execute upon our 2019 capital program. Any interaction with Occidental personnel should be restricted to those interactions that would occur in the normal course of our jobs, or through the integration teams
activity. If you have a question about this please do not hesitate to contact me.