March 11, 2011

Whiting president to speak at Minot State

Whiting president to speak at Minot State
Minot State University will host “Growing with Energy: Economic and Infrastructure Impacts,” the third in a four-part Western North Dakota Energy Impact Symposia series, March 13-15. MSU and Dickinson State University are sponsoring this symposia series in cooperation with the Great Plains Energy Corridor. A U.S. Department of Energy grant funds the symposia.
On March 13, in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at 7 p.m., David Fuller, president of Minot State will introduce the first keynote speaker, James T. Brown, president and chief operating officer of Whiting Petroleum Corp. Both Brown’s presentation and a reception to follow are free and open to the public.
Brown started at Whiting Petroleum in May 1993 as a consulting engineer and moved up the company’s ranks to become president and COO in January. He has more than 30 years of oil and gas experience. Brown has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Wyoming, Laramie, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Denver.

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