DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) today announced that Tim Sulser has been named Chief Corporate Development and Strategy Officer, effective September 4, 2018. Mr. Sulser previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Salt Creek Oil and Gas, LLC and Director of Investment Banking for Tudor Pickering & Holt. In his role as Chief Corporate Development and Strategy Officer, Mr. Sulser will be responsible for Corporate Planning, Business Development, Acquisitions and Divestitures, and Exploration.
Whiting’s Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Bradley Holly commented, “With his strong background in upstream operations and investment banking, Tim brings an impressive skillset to Whiting’s new corporate structure. Tim will be working with the team to ensure that Whiting is maximizing the value of its high-quality asset base while systematically planning for the future.”
Mr. Sulser commented, “Whiting controls a leading position in a premier oil play and is generating strong growth and free cash flow. I look forward to implementing a disciplined decision-making process that allows Whiting to allocate capital so we can consistently create value through the commodity cycle.”
About Tim Sulser
Tim Sulser founded Salt Creek Oil and Gas, LLC with Jerry Sommer and Earl Norris in 2015 after five years as an investment banker with Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co (TPH), most recently heading their Denver office. While at TPH, Tim advised upstream clients on acquisitions and divestitures and energy capital markets. Prior to joining TPH he worked as a reservoir engineer for reserve engineering consultant Netherland, Sewell, and Associates in Houston, TX. He started his career with Marathon Oil Company in Lafayette, LA. Tim holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Montana Tech and M.S. in Operations Research from Columbia University.
About Whiting Petroleum Corporation
Whiting Petroleum Corporation, a Delaware corporation, is an independent oil and gas company that develops, produces, acquires and explores for crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids primarily in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. The Company’s largest projects are in the Bakken and Three Forks plays in North Dakota and Montana and the Niobrara play in northeast Colorado. The Company trades publicly under the symbol WLL on the New York Stock Exchange. For further information, please visit http://www.whiting.com.