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    Barry Biggs

    Hess Corporation
    Vice President, Onshore

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    Trisha Curtis

    PetroNerds LLC
    Co-Founder

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  • Brad Holly

    Brad Holly

    Whiting Petroleum Corp.
    President & CEO

    Bradley J. Holly has been a director of Whiting Petroleum Corporation since his appointment on November 1, 2017 as director and election as our President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Holly has more than 20 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Mr. Holly previously served as Executive Vice President, U.S. Onshore Exploration and Production for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, an independent exploration and production company. Prior to his promotion to Executive Vice President in May 2017, he served as Senior Vice President, U.S. Onshore Exploration and Production at Anadarko from September 2016. He was previously Senior Vice President, Operations for Anadarko’s Rocky Mountain Region from May 2013 to September 2016, and Vice President, Operations for the Southern and Appalachia Region from July 2012 to May 2013. Mr. Holly also previously served as General Manager of Anadarko’s Greater Natural Buttes area in eastern Utah and the Maverick Basin, which included the Eagleford Shale development in southern Texas, and Reserves and Planning Manager for the Southern and Appalachia Region. He joined Anadarko in 1997 as a reservoir engineer and development supervisor on Anadarko’s Marco Polo and K2 developments in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Holly began his career in 1994 with Amoco. Mr. Holly holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University, and he is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

  • Jay Knaebel

    Jay Knaebel

    Oasis Petroleum Inc.
    Vice President, Reservoir Engineering

    Jay B. Knaebel, Vice President, Reservoir Engineering, for Oasis Petroleum Inc., has more than 27 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Oasis, Knaebel was a capital partner and Vice President, Engineering and Business Development, for Compass Resources I and II, which were private-equity-funded E&P operators with assets in Wyoming and Texas shale plays. Previously, Knaebel was with Meridian Oil/Burlington Resources and ConocoPhillips. Knaebel was an influential technical contributor to ConocoPhillips’ Eagle Ford entry, Burlington’s efforts in Canada Arctic exploration, Western Canada tight gas and CBM, China Sichuan Province tight gas, and San Juan Basin CBM. While with Burlington, Knaebel also held positions in Corporate Planning, Corporate Engineering and San Juan Basin division planning. He received his BS in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.

  • Tom Petrie

    Tom Petrie

    Petrie Partners
    Chairman
    Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Mr. Petrie was Vice Chairman of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Previously, he was a co-founder of Petrie Parkman & Co. Mr. Petrie was a former Managing Director and Senior Oil Analyst of The First Boston Corporation. During his career, Mr. Petrie has been an active advisor on more than $250 billion of energy related mergers and acquisitions, including many of the largest in the industry. Among his other assignments, Mr. Petrie led the teams that advised the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on its natural gas initiative, the State of Alaska on gas pipeline options, and the U.S. Department of Energy on the sale of the Elk Hills oilfield. Mr. Petrie has a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and received his Master of Science in Business Administration from Boston University. In December 2005, Mr. Petrie received an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering degree from the Colorado School of Mines. He is also a member of the CFA Institute.
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    Matthew Phillips

    Samson Resources II LLC
    Vice President, Engineering & Operations

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    Scott Reasoner

    PDC Energy Inc.
    Chief Operating Officer

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