With an estimated 2.3 billion barrels of proved reserves, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is one of the largest independent oil exploration and production companies in the world. The company also markets approximately 3 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day throughout the United States and Canada. Anadarko s operational focus in North America extends from the Gulf of Mexico up through the Canadian Rockies and onto the north slope of Alaska. Its international operations are focused on major positions in Algeria, Venezuela and Qatar, as well as exploration or production operations in several other countries. Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation employs approximately 3,400 people in locations throughout the world, including Hugoton, Kan.