HOUSTON, July 15, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ — Texas’ new hydraulic fracturing disclosure law – signed by Gov. Rick Perry on Friday – demonstrates that states and oil and gas producers can work together to increase public confidence in the industry as it develops abundant, cleaner-burning natural gas resources, said G. Steven Farris, chairman and chief executive officer of Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA).

Perry signed the disclosure law at a ceremony in Denton, Texas. He also signed a bill encouraging development of natural gas-fueled transportation infrastructure in the “Texas Triangle” linking Houston, San Antonio, Austin and the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and another authorizing air-quality monitoring in the Barnett Shale area of North Texas.

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