Chris L. Edwards joined Whiting Petroleum Corporation in November 2018 as Vice President, Exploration and Geoscience and was appointed Vice President, Human Resources in August 2019. Prior to joining Whiting, Mr. Edwards held various exploration roles at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. He began his career in the oil and gas industry in Houston with ExxonMobil, working in exploration and development roles in the US and internationally, onshore and offshore. Mr. Edwards holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Ohio University, a Master of Science in Geoscience from The University of Texas and an MBA from the University of Denver. He is also certified in professional human resources.