SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): August 30, 2018
CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 1-10447 04-3072771
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) Identification No.)
Three Memorial City Plaza
840 Gessner Road, Suite 1400
Houston, Texas 77024
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (281) 589-4600
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Item 5.02(b) Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers
On August 30, 2018, the Company appointed Mr. Peter B. Delaney to the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Delaney is expected to stand for re-election at the annual stockholder meeting in 2019.
Mr. Delaney is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OGE Energy Corporation, which is the parent company of OG&E, an electric utility provider, and which holds a 50% ownership interest in the general partner of Enable Midstream Partners, a publicly-traded oil and gas midstream company. Mr. Delaney also serves on the board of directors of Panhandle Oil and Gas.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Delaney and any other person pursuant to which he was selected as a director. The Company is not aware of any transaction in which Mr. Delaney has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. The committees on which Mr. Delaney will serve have not yet been determined.
Mr. Delaney will be compensated for service on the Board of Directors under the Company’s standard arrangement for non-employee directors described in its proxy statement for the 2018 annual meeting of stockholders and will receive a pro-rated award of restricted stock units for his service in 2018.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION
/s/ Deidre L. Shearer
Deidre L. Shearer
Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Date: September 4, 2018