Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Enerplus Corporation
Mr. Hutchings joined Enerplus in February 2020 as Chief Operating Officer. As a senior member of the executive team, he oversees operations, business development, information technology, health & safety and the company’s ESG programs.
He has over 20 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas business in technical and leadership positions. His roles have spanned offshore and onshore, conventional and unconventional, and exploration, development and production areas of focus. He started his career with Marathon Oil, spending 17 years in various roles including Regional Vice President, Mid-Continent and President, Alaska. Prior to joining Enerplus he served as Senior Vice President, Exploration & Production at Devon Energy. He has also provided leadership to several oil and gas industry groups, including several years of service as Chairman of the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association and was involved in the creation of the Petroleum Association of Oklahoma in 2018.
Mr. Hutchings holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Brigham Young University and a Master of Science in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin.