Whiting Petroleum

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Whiting Petroleum Chairman, President, and CEO James J. Volker
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    Once was a good company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Whiting Petroleum full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great insurance benefits , works with your schedule

    Cons

    Took away great bonus plan, no bonus for 2014 even tho company makes $$$

Whiting Petroleum Interviews

Updated Jul 13, 2014
Updated Jul 13, 2014

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    Geoscience Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Whiting Petroleum in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    Resumes were submitted via email to the head of Exploration and then a month of two later phone interviews were conducted. Mentors called potential interns and this phone call was the only interview in the interview process. Within a week, mentors made calls back to potential hires to offer a position. Questions were basic: do you have experience with X program, have you had well log analysis, how does your research relate to oil and gas, how will this internship help you reach your eventual career goal, etc.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no majorly difficult questions. The hardest part for me was that projects, or even general outlines/areas were not established yet, so understanding what I would be doing during the summer was mostly non existent.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation was through email. Hourly pay offered was said over the phone right after making the offer and was said to be non-negotiable.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Website www.whiting.com
Headquarters Denver, CO
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (WLL)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Whiting Petroleum is a fair-sized fish in an ocean full of oil and gas explorers. The company engages in oil and natural gas exploration and production activities, mainly in the Gulf Coast, Michigan, and the mid-continent, Permian Basin, and Rocky Mountains. In 2010 it reported proved reserves of 254.3 million barrels of oil and 303.5 billion cu. ft. of natural gas. That year Whiting had interests in about 3,755 net productive wells. The company's biggest projects are in the Bakken and Three Forks plays (North Dakota) and its Enhanced Oil Recovery fields (Oklahoma and... More

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