SOURCE: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

August 23, 2010 16:24 ET

Anadarko Furnishes XBRL Exhibits to Its Second-Quarter Form 10-Q

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - August 23, 2010) -  Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced that it has filed a Form 10-Q/A, the sole purpose of which is to furnish Exhibit 101 as required by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2010. Exhibit 101 constitutes the company's first interactive data exhibit that includes detailed tagging of footnotes and schedules formatted in eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL). The SEC requires the initial submission of Exhibit 101 containing detailed footnote tagging to be within 30 days of the filing date of the second-quarter 2010 Form 10-Q.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's mission is to deliver a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare. As of year-end 2009, the company had approximately 2.3 billion barrels-equivalent of proved reserves, making it one of the world's largest independent exploration and production companies. For more information about Anadarko, please visit www.anadarko.com.

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