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Last $30.90 USD
Change Today +0.18 / 0.59%
Volume 8.9M
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As of 8:04 PM 03/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

Executive Profile*

James J. Volker

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Whiting Petroleum Corp.
AgeTotal Calculated CompensationThis person is connected to 9 board members in 2 different organizations across 2 different industries.

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As of Fiscal Year 2013


Mr. James J. Volker has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Whiting Petroleum Corp. since January 2002 and June 17, 2014 respectively. Mr. Volker has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation January 2002. He served as the President of Whiting Petroleum Corp. from January, 2002 to January 1, 2011. He joined Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation. in August 1983 as Vice President of Corporate Development until April 1993. He ...

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Corporate Headquarters*

1700 Broadway
Denver, Colorado 80290

United States

Phone: 303-837-1661
Fax: 303-861-4023

Board Members Memberships*

Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Director, and President
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President


University of Colorado–Boulder
Bachelor's Degree
University of Denver

Other Affiliations*

Annual Compensation*

Total Annual Compensation$775,000

Stock Options*

Restricted Stock Awards$4,600,000
All Other Compensation$2,289
Exercisable Options191,720
Exercisable Options Value$7,976,576
Unexercisable Options20,532
Unexercisable Options Value$143,454
Total Value of Options$8,120,029
Total Number of Options212,252

Total Compensation*

Total Annual Cash Compensation$5,497,657
Total Short Term Compensation$775,000
Other Long Term Compensation$4,602,289
Total Calculated Compensation$10,097,657
*Data is at least as current as the most recent Definitive Proxy.

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