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Burlington Resources Incorporated (BR)

3/10/2005 Proxy Information

Kenneth W. Orce, a member of the Board of Directors of the Company, is a senior partner of the law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, which provides legal services to the Company and its subsidiaries. For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004, the total legal fees paid by the Company to Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP represented less than one half of 1 percent of the gross revenue of the firm.

Mr. Walter Scott is a majority voting shareholder of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company. For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004, the Company's gas sales to MidAmerican Energy were approximately $4,000,000, representing 0.16 percent of the Company's total gas sales. This amount represented approximately 0.06 percent of MidAmerican Energy's consolidated gross revenues reported for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2004.

3/10/2004 Proxy Information

Kenneth W. Orce, a member of the Board of Directors of the Company, is a senior partner at the law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, which provides legal services to the Company and its subsidiaries. For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2003, the total legal fees paid by the Company to Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP represented less than 0.5 percent of the gross revenue of the firm.

Walter Scott, Jr., a member of the Board of Directors of the Company, is a majority shareholder of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company ("MidAmerican"). For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2003, the Company's gas sales to MidAmerican were approximately $7,914,000, representing 0.31 percent of the Company's total gas sales. The Company's gas purchases from MidAmerican were approximately $96,000. Together, these amounts represented 0.16 percent of MidAmerican's consolidated gross revenues reported for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2002.

From December 2002 to January 2004, Randy L. Limbacher was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Burlington Resources Inc. From April 2001 to December 2002, he was Senior Vice President, Production.