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Whiting Petroleum Corporation
Type
Public company
Traded as NYSE: WLL
Russell 1000 Index component
Industry Petroleum industry
Founded 1980; 37 years ago (1980)
Headquarters Denver, Colorado
Key people
James J. Volker, President & CEO
Products Petroleum
natural gas
Production output
155 thousand barrels of oil equivalent (950,000 GJ) per day (2016)
Revenue Decrease $1.285 billion (2016)
Operating income
Increase -$1.339 billion (2016)
Net income
Increase -$1.339 billion (2016)
Total assets Decrease $9.876 billion (2016)
Total equity Increase $5.149 billion (2016)
Number of employees
1,200 (2016)
Website www.whiting.com

Whiting Petroleum Corporation is a petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

As of December 31, 2016, the company had 615 million barrels of oil equivalent (3.76×10 GJ) of estimated proved reserves, of which 64% was petroleum, 16% was natural gas liquids, and 19% was natural gas. Of these reserves, 74% were located in the Bakken Formation and Three Forks Shale of Montana and North Dakota and 26% were located in the Niobrara Formation of Colorado.

The company was founded in 1980 by Kenneth R. Whiting and Bert Ladd.

In 1992, Alliant Energy, a Midwest public utility, acquired the company for $27.5 million.

In 2003, the company became a public company via an initial public offering which raised over $400 million.

In 2005, the company acquired assets in the North Ward Estes field for $459 million. The property was sold in 2016 for $300 million.

In July 2013, the company sold assets in the Oklahoma Panhandle to BreitBurn Energy Partners for $846 million.

In August 2013, the company acquired assets in the Williston Basin for $260 million.

In 2014, the company acquired Kodiak Oil & Gas, creating the largest producer in the Bakken formation and Three Forks Shale of Montana and North Dakota. Kodiak had proven reserves of 167 million barrels of oil equivalent (1.02×10 GJ) and Whiting effectively paid $23.77 per barrel in the ground.

In January 2017, the company sold midstream assets in North Dakota for $375 million.

In August 2017, the company sold its assets near the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota for $500 million.

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation WLL report Q3 2017
Period
Date
Adjusted Actuals EPS
GAAP EPS
Q1 2018
2018-04-27
--
--
Q4 2017
2018-02-19
--
--
Q3 2017
2017-10-25
-0.1400
-0.7900
Q2 2017
2017-07-26
-0.1800
-0.1800
Q1 2017
2017-04-26
-0.1500
-0.2400
Q4 2016
2017-02-21
-0.2800
-0.5900
Q3 2016
2016-10-26
-0.4700
-2.4700
Q2 2016
2016-07-27
-0.7000
-1.3300
Q1 2016
2016-04-27
-0.8500
-0.8400
Q4 2015
2016-02-24
-0.4300
-0.4800
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Funds
Fund Name
Ticker shares
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14711254
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A.
7505553
Blue Ridge Capital, L.L.C.
11699500
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21315605
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11270275
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18077394
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7770537
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27919350
Major Shareholders
Name Relationship
Total Shares
Holding stocks
WALEN MICHAEL B
0.0400% (50611)
WLL /
ALLER THOMAS L
0.0600% (75767)
LNT / WLL /
HAHNE WILLIAM N
0.0700% (79904)
WLL /
DEBOER BRUCE R
0.1100% (132126)
WLL /
VOLKER JAMES J
0.6100% (720586)
WLL /
ARTUS D SHERWIN
0.0500% (60881)
WLL /
BROWN JAMES T
0.1100% (134098)
WLL /
WILLIAMS MARK R
0.2100% (253337)
WLL /
STEVENS MICHAEL J
0.2300% (273665)
WLL /
Briggs Thomas P
0.0200% (19684)
WLL /
LANG JOHN DOUGLAS
0.0300% (31978)
WLL /
SEERY DAVID M
0.1000% (119367)
WLL /
Jensen Brent P
0.0700% (82244)
WLL /
Peterson Lynn A
0.5600% (663509)
DNR / KOG / SYRG / WLL /
Catlin James E
0.2100% (254235)
KOG / WLL /
Ross Rick A Mr.
0.1800% (217417)
WLL /
Duncan Heather M
0.0500% (64931)
WLL /
Doty Philip Edward
0.0500% (63590)
WLL /
Kranker Steven
0.0600% (71331)
WLL /
Larson Allan R
0.0100% (8898)
WLL /
Knickel Carin S.
0.0400% (46000)
ROSE / WLL /
Hagist Peter
0.1000% (124639)
WLL /
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