Whiting Petroleum Corporation has appointed Carin S. Knickel to the Company's Board of Directors. Ms. Knickel served as Vice President, Human Resources of ConocoPhillips, Inc. from 2003 until her retirement in 2012.
She has 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry beginning her career with Conoco in 1979, serving in the United States and Europe in executive, operations management, marketing, planning and business development positions. She holds a bachelor's degree in marketing and statistics from the University of Colorado and a master's degree in management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Ms. Knickel also serves on the Board of Hudbay Minerals, Inc. (NYSE: HBM) and the Engineering Advisory Council for the College of Engineering, University of Colorado.
On behalf of the Whiting Petroleum Corporation Board of Directors, James J. Volker, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer said,'We are very pleased that Carin Knickel is joining Whiting's Board of Directors. Carin's depth and breadth of experience in various board member, executive and operating roles in the oil and gas industry is a great addition to Whiting's Board.'