Whiting Petroleum Taps Noble Energy’s Charles J. Rimer For COO Job

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL) said Nov. 15 it named Charles J. “Chip” Rimer as the Denver-based company’s new COO.

Rimer joins Whiting from Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE: NBL), where he previously served as senior vice president of global services. His appointment at Whiting, where he will be responsible for the operations, drilling, reservoir engineering, environmental health and safety and land for the Rockies-focused operator, is effective Nov. 15.

Whiting CEO Bradley Holly said in a statement: “With Chip on the team, we have completed our transition from a function based, hierarchical structure to a dynamic, team-based organization. Our C-suite now consists of four pillars of responsibility that will underpin Whiting’s future success.”