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Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation

1700 Broadway
Suite 2300
Denver, CO 80290
United States

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryOil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
Full Time Employees850

Key Executives

Mr. James J. VolkerChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres2MN/A70
Mr. Michael J. StevensChief Financial Officer and Sr. VP1.03MN/A51
Mr. Rick A. RossSr. VP of Operations957.12kN/A58
Mr. Mark R. WilliamsSr. VP of Exploration and Devel.957.12kN/A60
Mr. Peter W. HagistSr. VP of Planning936.32kN/A56
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Whiting Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the development, production, acquisition, and exploration of crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas primarily in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. It sells oil and gas to end users, marketers, and other purchasers. As of December 31, 2016, the company had total estimated proved reserves of 615.5 million barrels of oil equivalent; and interests in 1,917 net productive wells on approximately 517,200 net developed acres. Whiting Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1980 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

Corporate Governance

Whiting Petroleum Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.