Founded in 1954, Apache Corporation is one of the leading oil and gas production and exploration companies in the United States, Canada, Egypt, Australia and Argentina. With an asset base of more than $19.3 billion, the corporation maintains a location in Lafayette, La. It offers geologic modeling, reservoir characterization and simulation services. The corporation provides online stock and performance analysis, as well as an investment calculator. Additionally, Apache Corporation publishes newsletters and articles on matters related to its performance and operations. The corporation also organizes various conferences, meetings and presentations annually. Apache Corporation undertakes various oil drilling and acquisition activities.