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Executive Board Member
James T (Jim). Brown
President and COO, Whiting Petroleum Corporation, Denver, CO
Jim Brown joined Whiting in May 1993 as a consulting engineer. In March 1999, he became Operations Manager, in January 2000, he became Vice President of Operations, and in May 2007, he became Senior Vice President of Operations. Effective January 2011, he was elected as President and Chief Operating Officer. Jim has over 30 years of oil and gas experience in the Rocky Mountains, Gulf Coast, California and Alaska. He is a graduate of the University of Wyoming, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, and the University of Denver, with an MBA.