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People: Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL.N)

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8 Dec 2016
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Artus, D. Sherwin 

Mr. D. Sherwin Artus is an Independent Director of the Company., since 2006. Mr. Artus joined Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation in 1989 as Vice President of Operations and became Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 1999. In 2000, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Artus became Senior Vice President in 2002 and retired from the Company in 2006. Prior to joining Whiting, he was employed by Shell Oil Company in various engineering research and management positions. From 1974-1977, he was employed by Wainoco Oil and Gas Company as Production Manager. He was a co-founder and later became President of Solar Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and gas producing company. He has over 52 years of experience in the oil and natural gas business. Mr. Artus holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Geological Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Mining Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and North Dakota. Mr. Artus is a member, and a past officer, of the Society of Professional Well Log Analysts and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Mr. Artus’ technical expertise and vast industry experience coupled with his management experience with our company and intimate knowledge of our company culture led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD 571,493
Restricted Stock Awards, USD 149,995
Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD --
All Other, USD 14,000
Fiscal Year Total, USD 735,488

Options Compensation

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Exercisable -- --
Unexercisable -- --
Exercised -- --
Name Fiscal Year Total

James Volker


Michael Stevens


Peter Hagist


Rick Ross


Mark Williams


Brent Jensen

As Of  29 Dec 2015