UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
 

 
 
FORM N-PX
 
 
ANNUAL REPORT OF PROXY VOTING RECORD OF REGISTERED MANAGEMENT INVESTMENT COMPANY
 


Investment Company Act file number 811-22690


Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in charter)


6363 College Boulevard, Suite 100A, Overland Park, KS 66211
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip code)


P. Bradley Adams
6363 College Boulevard, Suite 100A, Overland Park, KS 66211
(Name and Address of Agent For Service)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 913-981-1020


Date of fiscal year end: November 30


Date of reporting period: July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023




Item 1. Proxy Voting Record

                                 
ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS PARTNERS L.P.
                   
Security
   
293792107
           
Meeting Type
   
Special
   
Ticker Symbol
 
EPD           
         
Meeting Date
   
22-Nov-2022
ISIN
     
US2937921078
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.  
Proposal to approve the amendment and restatement of
the 2008 Enterprise Products Long-Term Incentive Plan
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Proposal to approve the amendment and restatement of
the EPD Unit Purchase Plan
Management
 
For
 
For
     
ARCHAEA ENERGY INC.
                       
Security
   
03940F103
           
Meeting Type
   
Special
   
Ticker Symbol
 
LFG           
           
Meeting Date
   
13-Dec-2022
ISIN
     
US03940F1030
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.  
To adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of
October 16, 2022 (as it may be amended, supplemented
or otherwise modified from time to time, the "Merger
Agreement"), by and among Archaea Energy Inc.
("Archaea"), LFG Acquisition Holdings LLC, ("Opco"), BP
Products North America Inc., ("Parent"), Condor RTM
Inc., ("Merger Sub"), and Condor RTM LLC ("Opco
Merger Sub").
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
To adjourn the Special Meeting of Archaea stockholders
(the "Special Meeting") to a later date or dates, if
necessary or appropriate, to solicit additional proxies if
there are insufficient votes to adopt the Merger
Agreement at the time of the Special Meeting.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
EQT CORPORATION
                         
Security
   
26884L109
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
EQT           
           
Meeting Date
   
19-Apr-2023
ISIN
     
US26884L1098
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director: Lydia I. Beebe
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director: Lee M. Canaan
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director: Janet L. Carrig
 
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1d. 
Election of Director: Frank C. Hu
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director: Kathryn J. Jackson, Ph.D
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director: John F. McCartney
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director: James T. McManus II
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director: Anita M. Powers
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director: Daniel J. Rice IV
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1j. 
Election of Director: Toby Z. Rice
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1k. 
Election of Director: Hallie A. Vanderhider
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Advisory vote to approve the 2022 compensation of EQT
Corporation's named executive officers (say-on-pay)
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Advisory vote on the frequency of advisory votes on
named executive officer compensation (say-on-
frequency)
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
4.  
Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as
EQT Corporation's independent registered public
accounting firm for fiscal year ending December 31, 2023
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY, INC.
                   
Security
   
025537101
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
AEP           
         
Meeting Date
   
25-Apr-2023
ISIN
     
US0255371017
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director: Nicholas K. Akins
 
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1b. 
Election of Director: J. Barnie Beasley, Jr.
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director: Ben Fowke
   
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
Election of Director: Art A. Garcia
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director: Linda A. Goodspeed
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director: Donna A. James
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director: Sandra Beach Lin
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director: Margaret M. McCarthy
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director: Oliver G. Richard III
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1j. 
Election of Director: Daryl Roberts
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1k. 
Election of Director: Julia A. Sloat
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1l. 
Election of Director: Sara Martinez Tucker
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1m. 
Election of Director: Lewis Von Thaer
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Ratification of the appointment of
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's
independent registered public accounting firm for the
fiscal year ending December 31, 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Amendment to the Company's Bylaws to eliminate
supermajority voting provisions.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
Advisory approval of the Company's executive
compensation.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
5.  
Advisory approval of the frequency of holding an advisory
vote on the Company's executive compensation.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
THE WILLIAMS COMPANIES, INC.
                       
Security
   
969457100
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
WMB           
         
Meeting Date
   
25-Apr-2023
ISIN
     
US9694571004
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: Alan S.
Armstrong
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: Stephen W.
Bergstrom
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1c. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: Michael A. Creel
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: Stacey H. Doré
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1e. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: Carri A. Lockhart
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: Richard E.
Muncrief
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: Peter A.
Ragauss
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1h. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: Rose M.
Robeson
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: Scott D. Sheffield
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1j. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: Murray D. Smith
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1k. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: William H.
Spence
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1l. 
Election of Director for a one-year term: Jesse J. Tyson
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
2.  
Ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the
Company's independent registered public accounting firm
for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2023.
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
3.  
Approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our
named executive officers.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
Approve, on an advisory basis, the frequency of future
advisory votes to approve the compensation of the
Company's named executive officers.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
CONSTELLATION ENERGY CORP
                       
Security
   
21037T109
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
CEG           
         
Meeting Date
   
25-Apr-2023
ISIN
     
US21037T1097
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.  
Election of Director:
     
Management
             
   
1
Joseph Dominguez
         
For
 
For
     
   
2
Julie Holzrichter
           
For
 
For
     
   
3
Ashish Khandpur
           
Withheld
 
Against
     
2.  
To consider and act on an advisory vote regarding the
approval of compensation paid to named executive
officers.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
To consider and act on an advisory vote regarding the
frequency of the approval of compensation paid to named
executive officers.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
4.  
To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers
LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm
for 2023.
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
MAGELLAN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS, L.P.
                   
Security
   
559080106
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
MMP           
         
Meeting Date
   
27-Apr-2023
ISIN
     
US5590801065
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.1 
Election of Director: Sivasankaran Somasundaram
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.2 
Election of Director: Chansoo Joung
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.3 
Election of Director: Aaron L. Milford
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.4 
Election of Director: James R. Montague
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Advisory Resolution to Approve Executive Compensation
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Advisory Resolution to Approve Executive Compensation
Vote Frequency
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
4.  
Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered
Public Accounting Firm for 2023
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
TC ENERGY CORPORATION
                       
Security
   
87807B107
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
TRP           
           
Meeting Date
   
02-May-2023
ISIN
     
CA87807B1076
                   
                                 
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1A  
ELECTION OF DIRECTORS Election of Director: Cheryl
F. Campbell
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1B  
Election of Director: Michael R. Culbert
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1C  
Election of Director: William D. Johnson
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1D  
Election of Director: Susan C. Jones
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1E  
Election of Director: John E. Lowe
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1F  
Election of Director: David MacNaughton
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1G  
Election of Director: François L. Poirier
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1H  
Election of Director: Una Power
   
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1I  
Election of Director: Mary Pat Salomone
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1J  
Election of Director: Indira Samarasekera
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1K  
Election of Director: Siim A. Vanaselja
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1L  
Election of Director: Thierry Vandal
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1M  
Election of Director: Dheeraj "D" Verma
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2   
Resolution to appoint KPMG LLP, Chartered Professional
Accountants as auditor and authorize the directors to fix
their remuneration.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3   
Resolution to accept TC Energy's approach to executive
compensation, as described in the Management
information circular.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
ENBRIDGE INC.
                           
Security
   
29250N105
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
ENB           
         
Meeting Date
   
03-May-2023
ISIN
     
CA29250N1050
                   
                                 
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1A  
ELECTION OF DIRECTORS: Election of Director:
Mayank M. Ashar
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1B  
Election of Director: Gaurdie E. Banister
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1C  
Election of Director: Pamela L. Carter
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1D  
Election of Director: Susan M. Cunningham
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1E  
Election of Director: Gregory L. Ebel
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1F  
Election of Director: Jason B. Few
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1G  
Election of Director: Teresa S. Madden
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1H  
Election of Director: Stephen S. Poloz
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1I  
Election of Director: S. Jane Rowe
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1J  
Election of Director: Dan C. Tutcher
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1K  
Election of Director: Steven W. Williams
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2   
Appoint the auditors Appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers
LLP as auditors of Enbridge and authorize the directors
to fix their remuneration
Management
 
Withheld
 
Against
     
3   
Advisory vote on executive compensation Accept
Enbridge's approach to executive compensation, as
disclosed in the Management Information Circular
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4   
Shareholder rights plan Amend, reconfirm and approve
Enbridge's shareholder rights plan
Management
 
For
 
For
     
5   
Shareholder Proposals Vote on the shareholder
proposals, as set out in Appendix B of the Management
Information Circular The Board of Directors recommends
voting "AGAINST" shareholder proposals No. 1 and No. 2
Shareholder Proposal No. 1
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
6   
Shareholder Proposals Vote on the shareholder
proposals, as set out in Appendix B of the Management
Information Circular The Board of Directors recommends
voting "AGAINST" shareholder proposals No. 1 and No. 2
Shareholder Proposal No. 2
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
COTERRA ENERGY INC.
                       
Security
   
127097103
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
CTRA          
         
Meeting Date
   
04-May-2023
ISIN
     
US1270971039
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director: Thomas E. Jorden
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director: Robert S. Boswell
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director: Dorothy M. Ables
 
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1d. 
Election of Director: Amanda M. Brock
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director: Dan O. Dinges
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director: Paul N. Eckley
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director: Hans Helmerich
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director: Lisa A. Stewart
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director: Frances M. Vallejo
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1j. 
Election of Director: Marcus A. Watts
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
The ratification of the appointment of
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent
registered public accounting firm for 2023.
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
3.  
A non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation
of our named executive officers.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
A non-binding advisory vote to approve the frequency of
the advisory vote on executive compensation.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
5.  
Approval of the Coterra Energy Inc. 2023 Equity Incentive
Plan.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
6.  
A shareholder proposal regarding a report on reliability of
methane emission disclosures.
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
7.  
A shareholder proposal regarding a report on corporate
climate lobbying.
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION
                   
Security
   
674599105
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
OXY           
         
Meeting Date
   
05-May-2023
ISIN
     
US6745991058
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director: Vicky A. Bailey
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director: Andrew Gould
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director: Carlos M. Gutierrez
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
Election of Director: Vicki Hollub
   
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director: William R. Klesse
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director: Jack B. Moore
 
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1g. 
Election of Director: Claire O'Neill
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director: Avedick B. Poladian
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director: Ken Robinson
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1j. 
Election of Director: Robert M. Shearer
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Advisory Vote on the Frequency of Future Advisory Votes
to Approve Named Executive Officer Compensation.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
3.  
Advisory Vote to Approve Named Executive Officer
Compensation.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
Ratification of Selection of KPMG as Occidental's
Independent Auditor.
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
5.  
Shareholder Proposal Requesting an Independent Board
Chairman Policy.
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
DARLING INGREDIENTS INC.
                       
Security
   
237266101
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
DAR           
         
Meeting Date
   
09-May-2023
ISIN
     
US2372661015
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director: Randall C. Stuewe
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director: Charles Adair
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director: Beth Albright
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
Election of Director: Larry A. Barden
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director: Celeste A. Clark
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director: Linda Goodspeed
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director: Enderson Guimaraes
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director: Gary W. Mize
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director: Michael E. Rescoe
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1j. 
Election of Director: Kurt Stoffel
   
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Proposal to ratify the selection of KPMG LLP as the
Company's independent registered public accounting firm
for the fiscal year ending December 30, 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Advisory vote to approve executive compensation.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
Advisory vote to approve the frequency of future advisory
votes on executive compensation.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
SUNCOR ENERGY INC.
                         
Security
   
867224107
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
SU            
           
Meeting Date
   
09-May-2023
ISIN
     
CA8672241079
                     
                                 
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1A  
Election of Director - Ian R. Ashby
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1B  
Election of Director - Patricia M. Bedient
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1C  
Election of Director - Russell K. Girling
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1D  
Election of Director - Jean Paul Gladu
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1E  
Election of Director - Dennis M. Houston
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1F  
Election of Director - Richard M. Kruger
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1G  
Election of Director - Brian P. MacDonald
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1H  
Election of Director - Lorraine Mitchelmore
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1I  
Election of Director - Daniel Romasko
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1J  
Election of Director - Christopher R. Seasons
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1K  
Election of Director - M. Jacqueline Sheppard
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1L  
Election of Director - Eira M. Thomas
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1M  
Election of Director - Michael M. Wilson
 
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
2   
Appointment of KPMG LLP as auditor of Suncor Energy
Inc. until the close of the next annual meeting.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3   
To consider and, if deemed fit, approve an advisory
resolution on Suncor's approach to executive
compensation disclosed in the Management Proxy
Circular of Suncor Energy Inc. dated March 24, 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4   
To consider a shareholder proposal regarding the
production of a report outlining how Suncor's capital
expenditure plans align with its 2030 emissions
reductions target.
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
KINDER MORGAN, INC.
                       
Security
   
49456B101
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
KMI           
           
Meeting Date
   
10-May-2023
ISIN
     
US49456B1017
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Richard D. Kinder
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Steven J. Kean
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Kimberly A. Dang
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Ted A. Gardner
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Anthony W. Hall, Jr.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Gary L. Hultquist
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Ronald L. Kuehn, Jr.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Deborah A. Macdonald
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Michael C. Morgan
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1j. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Arthur C. Reichstetter
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1k. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
C. Park Shaper
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1l. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
William A. Smith
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1m. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Joel V. Staff
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1n. 
Election of Director for a one year term expiring in 2024:
Robert F. Vagt
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Approval of an Amendment to our Amended and
Restated Certificate of Incorporation to limit the liability of
certain officers of the company as permitted by recent
amendments to the General Corporation Law of the State
of Delaware
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Ratification of the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers
LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm
for 2023
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of
our named executive officers, as disclosed in the Proxy
Statement
Management
 
For
 
For
     
CHENIERE ENERGY, INC.
                       
Security
   
16411R208
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
LNG           
           
Meeting Date
   
11-May-2023
ISIN
     
US16411R2085
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director: G. Andrea Botta
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director: Jack A. Fusco
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director: Patricia K. Collawn
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
Election of Director: Brian E. Edwards
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director: Denise Gray
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director: Lorraine Mitchelmore
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director: Donald F. Robillard, Jr
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director: Matthew Runkle
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director: Neal A. Shear
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Approve, on an advisory and non-binding basis, the
compensation of the Company's named executive
officers for 2022.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Approve, on an advisory and non-binding basis, the
frequency of holding future advisory votes on the
compensation of the Company's named executive
officers.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
4.  
Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the
Company's independent registered public accounting firm
for 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
5.  
Shareholder Proposal regarding climate change risk
analysis.
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
CONOCOPHILLIPS
                           
Security
   
20825C104
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
COP           
         
Meeting Date
   
16-May-2023
ISIN
     
US20825C1045
                   
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director: Dennis V. Arriola
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director: Jody Freeman
 
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1c. 
Election of Director: Gay Huey Evans
 
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1d. 
Election of Director: Jeffrey A. Joerres
 
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1e. 
Election of Director: Ryan M. Lance
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director: Timothy A. Leach
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director: William H. McRaven
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director: Sharmila Mulligan
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director: Eric D. Mullins
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1j. 
Election of Director: Arjun N. Murti
 
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1k. 
Election of Director: Robert A. Niblock
 
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1l. 
Election of Director: David T. Seaton
 
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
1m. 
Election of Director: R.A. Walker
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Proposal to ratify appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as
ConocoPhillips' independent registered public accounting
firm for 2023.
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
3.  
Advisory Approval of Executive Compensation.
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
Advisory Vote on Frequency of Advisory Vote on
Executive Compensation.
Management
 
1 Year
         
5.  
Adoption of Amended and Restated Certificate of
Incorporation on Right to Call Special Meeting.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
6.  
Approval of 2023 Omnibus Stock and Performance
Incentive Plan of ConocoPhillips.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
7.  
Independent Board Chairman.
   
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
8.  
Share Retention Until Retirement.
 
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
9.  
Report on Tax Payments.
     
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
10. 
Report on Lobbying Activities.
   
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
BAKER HUGHES COMPANY
                       
Security
   
05722G100
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
BKR           
         
Meeting Date
   
16-May-2023
ISIN
     
US05722G1004
                   
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.1 
Election of Director: W. Geoffrey Beattie
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.2 
Election of Director: Gregory D. Brenneman
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.3 
Election of Director: Cynthia B. Carroll
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.4 
Election of Director: Nelda J. Connors
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.5 
Election of Director: Michael R. Dumais
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.6 
Election of Director: Lynn L. Elsenhans
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.7 
Election of Director: John G. Rice
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.8 
Election of Director: Lorenzo Simonelli
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.9 
Election of Director: Mohsen Sohi
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
An advisory vote related to the Company's executive
compensation program
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
3.  
The ratification of KPMG LLP as the Company's
independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal
year 2023
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
An advisory vote on the frequency of the holding of an
advisory vote on executive compensation
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
TARGA RESOURCES CORP.
                       
Security
   
87612G101
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
TRGP          
         
Meeting Date
   
23-May-2023
ISIN
     
US87612G1013
                   
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.1 
Election of Class I Director to serve until the 2026 annual
meeting: Paul W. Chung
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.2 
Election of Class I Director to serve until the 2026 annual
meeting: Charles R. Crisp
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.3 
Election of Class I Director to serve until the 2026 annual
meeting: Laura C. Fulton
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
To ratify the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as
the Company's independent auditors for 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of
the Company's named executive officers for the fiscal
year ended December 31, 2022.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
To approve, on an advisory basis, the frequency of future
advisory votes to approve the compensation of the
Company's named executive officers.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
5.  
Stockholder proposal to request that the Company issue
a report assessing policy options related to venting and
flaring, if the stockholder proposal is properly presented
at the meeting.
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
MARATHON OIL CORPORATION
                       
Security
   
565849106
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
MRO           
         
Meeting Date
   
24-May-2023
ISIN
     
US5658491064
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director for a one-year term expiring in 2024:
Chadwick C. Deaton
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director for a one-year term expiring in 2024:
Marcela E. Donadio
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director for a one-year term expiring in 2024:
M. Elise Hyland
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
Election of Director for a one-year term expiring in 2024:
Holli C. Ladhani
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director for a one-year term expiring in 2024:
Mark A. McCollum
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director for a one-year term expiring in 2024:
Brent J. Smolik
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director for a one-year term expiring in 2024:
Lee M. Tillman
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director for a one-year term expiring in 2024:
Shawn D. Williams
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Ratify the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as
our independent auditor for 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Advisory vote to approve the compensation of our named
executive officers.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
Advisory vote on frequency of executive compensation
votes.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
EOG RESOURCES, INC.
                       
Security
   
26875P101
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
EOG           
         
Meeting Date
   
24-May-2023
ISIN
     
US26875P1012
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director to hold office until the 2024 annual
meeting: Janet F. Clark
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director to hold office until the 2024 annual
meeting: Charles R. Crisp
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director to hold office until the 2024 annual
meeting: Robert P. Daniels
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
Election of Director to hold office until the 2024 annual
meeting: Lynn A. Dugle
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director to hold office until the 2024 annual
meeting: C. Christopher Gaut
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director to hold office until the 2024 annual
meeting: Michael T. Kerr
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director to hold office until the 2024 annual
meeting: Julie J. Robertson
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director to hold office until the 2024 annual
meeting: Donald F. Textor
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director to hold office until the 2024 annual
meeting: Ezra Y. Yacob
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
To ratify the appointment by the Audit Committee of the
Board of Directors of Deloitte & Touche LLP, independent
registered public accounting firm, as auditors for the
Company for the year ending December 31, 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
To approve, by non-binding vote, the compensation of
the Company's named executive officers.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
To recommend, by non-binding vote, the frequency of
holding advisory votes on the compensation of the
Company's named executive officers.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
PDC ENERGY, INC.
                         
Security
   
69327R101
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
PDCE          
         
Meeting Date
   
24-May-2023
ISIN
     
US69327R1014
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.  
Election of Director:
     
Management
             
   
1
Barton R. Brookman
         
For
 
For
     
   
2
Pamela R. Butcher
         
For
 
For
     
   
3
Mark E. Ellis
           
For
 
For
     
   
4
Paul J. Korus
           
For
 
For
     
   
5
Lynn A. Peterson
           
For
 
For
     
   
6
Carlos A. Sabater
         
For
 
For
     
   
7
Diana L. Sands
           
For
 
For
     
2.  
To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of
the Company's Named Executive Officers.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers
LLP as the Company's independent registered public
accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31,
2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
To approve, on an advisory basis, the frequency (every
one, two or three years) of future advisory votes on the
compensation of the Company's Named Executive
Officers.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
PLAINS ALL AMERICAN PIPELINE, L.P.
                   
Security
   
726503105
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
PAA           
         
Meeting Date
   
24-May-2023
ISIN
     
US7265031051
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.  
Election of Directors:
     
Management
             
   
1
Willie Chiang
           
For
 
For
     
   
2
Ellen DeSanctis
           
For
 
For
     
   
3
Alexandra Pruner
           
For
 
For
     
   
4
Lawrence Ziemba
         
For
 
For
     
2.  
Ratification of the appointment of
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent
registered public accounting firm for 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
The approval, on a non-binding advisory basis, of our
2022 named executive officer compensation.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES COMPANY
                   
Security
   
723787107
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
PXD           
         
Meeting Date
   
25-May-2023
ISIN
     
US7237871071
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: A.R. Alameddine
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: Lori G. Billingsley
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: Edison C. Buchanan
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: Richard P. Dealy
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: Maria S. Dreyfus
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: Matthew M. Gallagher
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: Phillip A. Gobe
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: Stacy P. Methvin
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: Royce W. Mitchell
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1j. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: Scott D. Sheffield
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1k. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: J. Kenneth Thompson
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1l. 
ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: Phoebe A. Wood
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
RATIFICATION OF SELECTION OF ERNST & YOUNG
LLP AS THE COMPANY'S INDEPENDENT
REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM FOR 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
ADVISORY VOTE TO APPROVE NAMED EXECUTIVE
OFFICER COMPENSATION.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
ADVISORY VOTE TO APPROVE THE FREQUENCY OF
FUTURE ADVISORY VOTES ON EXECUTIVE
COMPENSATION.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION
                       
Security
   
30231G102
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
XOM           
         
Meeting Date
   
31-May-2023
ISIN
     
US30231G1022
                   
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director: Michael J. Angelakis
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director: Susan K. Avery
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director: Angela F. Braly
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
Election of Director: Gregory J. Goff
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director: John D. Harris II
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director: Kaisa H. Hietala
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director: Joseph L. Hooley
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director: Steven A. Kandarian
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director: Alexander A. Karsner
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1j. 
Election of Director: Lawrence W. Kellner
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1k. 
Election of Director: Jeffrey W. Ubben
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1l. 
Election of Director: Darren W. Woods
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Ratification of Independent Auditors
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
Frequency of Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
5.  
Establish a New Board Committee on Decarbonization
Risk
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
6.  
Reduce Executive Stock Holding Period
 
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
7.  
Additional Carbon Capture and Storage and Emissions
Report
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
8.  
Additional Direct Methane Measurement
 
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
9.  
Establish a Scope 3 Target and Reduce Hydrocarbon
Sales
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
10. 
Additional Report on Worst-case Spill and Response
Plans
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
11. 
GHG Reporting on Adjusted Basis
 
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
12. 
Report on Asset Retirement Obligations Under IEA NZE
Scenario
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
13. 
Report on Plastics Under SCS Scenario
 
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
14. 
Litigation Disclosure Beyond Legal and Accounting
Requirements
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
15. 
Tax Reporting Beyond Legal Requirements
 
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
16. 
Energy Transition Social Impact Report
 
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
17. 
Report on Commitment Against AMAP Work
 
Shareholder
 
Abstain
 
Against
     
KINETIK HOLDINGS INC
                       
Security
   
02215L209
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
KNTK          
         
Meeting Date
   
31-May-2023
ISIN
     
US02215L2097
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.  
Election of Directors:
     
Management
             
   
1
Jamie Welch
           
For
 
For
     
   
2
David I. Foley
           
For
 
For
     
   
3
John-Paul (JP) Munfa
       
For
 
For
     
   
4
Elizabeth P. Cordia
         
For
 
For
     
   
5
Jesse Krynak
           
For
 
For
     
   
6
Ronald Schweizer
         
For
 
For
     
   
7
Laura A. Sugg
           
For
 
For
     
   
8
Kevin S. McCarthy
         
For
 
For
     
   
9
Ben C. Rodgers
           
For
 
For
     
   
10
D. Mark Leland
           
For
 
For
     
   
11
Deborah L. Byers
         
For
 
For
     
2.  
Non-binding resolution regarding the compensation of
named executive officers for 2022 (say-on-pay).
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Non-binding resolution regarding the frequency of
shareholder votes on the compensation of named
executive officers (say-on-frequency).
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
4.  
Amendment to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation
to add a sunset provision for the supermajority vote
requirement for changes to Section 9.1.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
5.  
Amendment to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation
to limit the liability of certain officers of the Company as
permitted pursuant to recent amendments to the
Delaware General Corporation Law.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
6.  
Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the
Company's independent auditor for fiscal year 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
CHEVRON CORPORATION
                       
Security
   
166764100
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
CVX           
         
Meeting Date
   
31-May-2023
ISIN
     
US1667641005
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director: Wanda M. Austin
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director: John B. Frank
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director: Alice P. Gast
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
Election of Director: Enrique Hernandez, Jr.
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director: Marillyn A. Hewson
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director: Jon M. Huntsman Jr.
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director: Charles W. Moorman
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director: Dambisa F. Moyo
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1i. 
Election of Director: Debra Reed-Klages
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1j. 
Election of Director: D. James Umpleby III
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1k. 
Election of Director: Cynthia J. Warner
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1l. 
Election of Director: Michael K. Wirth
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Ratification of Appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers
LLP as the Independent Registered Public Accounting
Firm
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Advisory Vote to Approve Named Executive Officer
Compensation
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
Advisory Vote on the Frequency of Future Advisory Votes
on Named Executive Officer Compensation
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
5.  
Rescind the 2021 "Reduce Scope 3 Emissions"
Stockholder Proposal
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
6.  
Set a Medium-Term Scope 3 GHG Emissions Reduction
Target
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
7.  
Recalculate Emissions Baseline to Exclude Emissions
from Material Divestitures
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
8.  
Establish Board Committee on Decarbonization Risk
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
9.  
Report on Worker and Community Impact from Facility
Closures and Energy Transitions
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
10. 
Report on Racial Equity Audit
     
Shareholder
 
Against
 
For
     
11. 
Report on Tax Practices
     
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
12. 
Independent Chair
     
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
DENBURY INC.
                           
Security
   
24790A101
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
DEN           
         
Meeting Date
   
01-Jun-2023
ISIN
     
US24790A1016
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1a. 
Election of Director: Kevin O. Meyers
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1b. 
Election of Director: Anthony M. Abate
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1c. 
Election of Director: Caroline G. Angoorly
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1d. 
Election of Director: James N. Chapman
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1e. 
Election of Director: Christian S. Kendall
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1f. 
Election of Director: Lynn A. Peterson
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1g. 
Election of Director: Brett R. Wiggs
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1h. 
Election of Director: Cindy A. Yeilding
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
To hold an advisory vote to approve named executive
officer compensation.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
To hold an advisory vote on the frequency of the
stockholder vote to approve named executive officer
compensation.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
4.  
To ratify the Audit Committee's selection of
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's
independent registered public accounting firm for 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
EXCELERATE ENERGY, INC
                       
Security
   
30069T101
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
EE            
           
Meeting Date
   
01-Jun-2023
ISIN
     
US30069T1016
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.  
Election of Directors:
     
Management
             
   
1
Carolyn J. Burke
           
Withheld
 
Against
     
   
2
Deborah L. Byers
         
For
 
For
     
   
3
Paul T. Hanrahan
           
Withheld
 
Against
     
   
4
Henry G. Kleemeier
         
Withheld
 
Against
     
   
5
Steven M. Kobos
           
Withheld
 
Against
     
   
6
Don P. Millican
           
Withheld
 
Against
     
   
7
Robert A. Waldo
           
Withheld
 
Against
     
2.  
Ratification of the appointment of
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's
independent registered public accounting firm for the
fiscal year ending December 31, 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Vote, on a non-binding and advisory basis, on the
frequency of future non-binding, advisory votes to
approve the compensation of our named executive
officers.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
NEXTDECADE CORPORATION
                       
Security
   
65342K105
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
NEXT          
         
Meeting Date
   
01-Jun-2023
ISIN
     
US65342K1051
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.1 
Election of Class C Director to serve for a term of three
years: Brian Belke
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.2 
Election of Class C Director to serve for a term of three
years: L. Spencer Wells
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.3 
Election of Class C Director to serve for a term of three
years: Edward Andrew Scoggins, Jr.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
To approve an amendment to the Company's 2017
Omnibus Incentive Plan, as amended, to increase the
maximum number of shares available under such plan.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of
the Company's named executive officers.
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
4.  
To ratify the reappointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the
Company's independent registered public accountants
and auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31,
2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
DEVON ENERGY CORPORATION
                       
Security
   
25179M103
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
DVN           
         
Meeting Date
   
07-Jun-2023
ISIN
     
US25179M1036
                   
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.  
Election of Directors:
     
Management
             
   
1
Barbara M. Baumann
       
For
 
For
     
   
2
John E. Bethancourt
       
For
 
For
     
   
3
Ann G. Fox
           
For
 
For
     
   
4
Gennifer F. Kelly
           
For
 
For
     
   
5
Kelt Kindick
           
For
 
For
     
   
6
John Krenicki Jr.
           
For
 
For
     
   
7
Karl F. Kurz
           
For
 
For
     
   
8
Michael N. Mears
           
For
 
For
     
   
9
Robert A. Mosbacher, Jr
       
For
 
For
     
   
10
Richard E. Muncrief
         
For
 
For
     
   
11
Valerie M. Williams
         
For
 
For
     
2.  
Ratify the selection of the Company's Independent
Auditors for 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
Advisory Vote on the Frequency of an Advisory Vote on
Executive Compensation.
Management
 
1 Year
 
For
     
5.  
Approve an Amendment to the Company's Bylaws to
Designate the Exclusive Forum for the Adjudication of
Certain Legal Matters.
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
6.  
Approve Amendments to the Certificate of Incorporation
to Adopt Limitations on the Liability of Officers Similar to
Those That Already Exist for Directors.
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
7.  
Stockholder Proposal to Reform the Near Impossible
Special Shareholder Meeting Requirements.
Shareholder
 
For
 
Against
     
DIAMONDBACK ENERGY, INC.
                       
Security
   
25278X109
           
Meeting Type
   
Annual 
   
Ticker Symbol
 
FANG          
         
Meeting Date
   
08-Jun-2023
ISIN
     
US25278X1090
                     
Item
Proposal
         
Proposed
by
Vote
For/Against
Management
 
1.1 
Election of Director: Travis D. Stice
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.2 
Election of Director: Vincent K. Brooks
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.3 
Election of Director: David L. Houston
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.4 
Election of Director: Rebecca A. Klein
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.5 
Election of Director: Stephanie K. Mains
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.6 
Election of Director: Mark L. Plaumann
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.7 
Election of Director: Melanie M. Trent
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.8 
Election of Director: Frank D. Tsuru
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
1.9 
Election of Director: Steven E. West
 
Management
 
For
 
For
     
2.  
Proposal to approve, on an advisory basis, the
compensation paid to the Company's named executive
officers.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
3.  
Proposal to approve amendments to the Company's
charter to remove the 66 2/3% supermajority vote
requirements for the stockholders to approve certain
amendments to the Company's charter and to remove
directors from office.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
4.  
Proposal to approve amendments to the Company's
charter to provide that stockholders holding at least 25%
of the voting power, determined on a net long basis, for at
least one year, may call special meetings of stockholders.
Management
 
For
 
For
     
5.  
Proposal to approve amendments to the Company's
charter to reflect new Delaware law provisions regarding
officer exculpation.
Management
 
Against
 
Against
     
6.  
Proposal to ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP
as the Company's independent auditors for the fiscal year
ending December 31, 2023.
Management
 
For
 
For
     



SIGNATURES


Pursuant to the requirements of the Investment Company Act of 1940, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
  TORTOISE ENERGY INDEPENDENCE FUND, INC.
 
       
Date: August 24, 2023
By:
/s/ P. Bradley Adams
 
    Name: P. Bradley Adams
 
    Title: Chief Executive Officer
 
       

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