Whiting reshuffles management following key retirement

Denver independent Whiting Petroleum Corp. reported that James T. Brown, president and chief operating officer since 2011, will retire. James J. Volker, chairman and chief executive officer, will assume the additional position of president (OGJ Online, Dec. 22, 2010).

Brown joined Whiting in 1995 as a consulting engineer and subsequently served as operations manager, vice-president of operations, and senior vice-president of operations.

Separately, Rick Ross, vice-president, operations, will elevate to the position of senior vice-president, operations. In the position, his responsibilities will continue to include supervision of all Whiting’s operations in the Williston basin, Bakken-Three Forks play, and Redtail DJ basin Niobrara prospect.

Pete Hagist, vice-president, Permian operations, will be promoted to senior vice-president. In the position, his responsibilities will include oversight of the company’s environmental health and safety department and management of all Whiting operations in the Permian basin including the North Ward Estes carbon dioxide project near Monahans, Tex.

Ross and Hagist join Mark Williams, currently senior vice-president, exploration and development.

These officers will collectively assume responsibility for the duties previously overseen by Brown. All changes are effective June 17.

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