Prior to joining Whiting, Charles J. “Chip” Rimer served as Senior Vice President, Global Services for Noble Energy, Inc. He joined Samedan/Noble Energy Inc. in 2002 and served in multiple roles, including Senior Vice President of Global EHSR & Operations Services and Vice President of Operations Services. During his tenure, he managed Noble’s world-wide drilling and rig operations and its International West Africa, Non-Operated and New Ventures Divisions. Mr. Rimer started his career with ARCO Oil & Gas Company in 1983, working U.S. onshore areas, and he held senior operations engineering positions at Vastar Resources and Aspect Resources before joining Noble Energy, Inc. Mr. Rimer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Texas.