Cabot Oil & Gas 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): January 14, 2010
CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (281) 589-4600
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2):
On and effective January 14, 2010, the Board of Directors of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation amended its Bylaws to (a) implement a majority voting standard for the election of directors in uncontested elections and (b) effect certain changes with respect to the procedures for stockholders to nominate directors and propose other matters for consideration at a meeting of stockholders. In addition, the Board of Directors amended Cabots Corporate Governance Guidelines to implement director resignation procedures. In general, the amendments:
Under the amended advance notice provisions, notice of stockholder-proposed business or director nominations for the 2010 annual meeting of stockholders will be timely if delivered to, or mailed and received at, Cabots principal executive office no earlier than December 29, 2009 and no later than January 28, 2010.
The foregoing description of the amendments to the Bylaws does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Bylaws filed with this Report as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated by reference herein.
Cabots Corporate Governance Guidelines, as amended to implement director resignation procedures, are available on the Investor Relations section of Cabots website, www.cabotog.com. Except to the extent explicitly stated herein, documents and information on Cabots website are not incorporated by reference herein.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 19, 2010