Kerr-McGee Stockholders Adopt Merger Agreement



At a special meeting today Kerr-McGee stockholders voted to adopt the merger agreement providing for the merger of Kerr-McGee with a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.

The proposed merger was announced on June 23, 2006, and is expected to be completed immediately, following the satisfaction of customary closing conditions set forth in the merger agreement. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Kerr-McGee stockholders will receive $70.50 per share in cash for each share of common stock.

Kerr-McGee is an Oklahoma City-based oil and natural gas exploration and production company focused in the U.S. onshore, deepwater Gulf of Mexico and select proven world-class hydrocarbon basins.

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