George W. Fairchild Jr. is Chief Accounting Officer. Fairchild joined Newfield in 2012 as Corporate Controller. Fairchild came to Newfield from Sheridan Production Company where he served as Controller and managed all aspects of the accounting and reporting function. Prior to this, he worked for Davis Petroleum where he served as Vice President and Controller. Fairchild also worked for Burlington Resources as Manager of Internal Audit and then as Senior Manager of Accounting Policy and Research. Before joining Burlington, he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1993 to 2000. Fairchild holds a bachelor of business administration from the University of Texas in accounting and is a certified public accountant in the state of Texas.