Charles John “Chip” Rimer

Charles John “Chip” Rimer began his career in 1983 with ARCO Oil & Gas Company in Denver as a drilling and completion engineer. In 1986, he moved to Midland, Texas working in the production and drilling departments.

In 1990, he transferred to Lafayette, La. as a senior operations engineer. His focus was Gulf of Mexico shelf and high-pressure onshore areas. Rimer transferred to Houston in 1993 and worked for Vastar Resources with the primary focus on Gulf of Mexico deep-water operations.

In 2001, Rimer worked for Aspect Resources and through a JV venture started working for Noble Energy as U.S. onshore drilling manager in 2002. He was promoted to VP of operations services and managed Noble’s worldwide drilling, facilities projects and supply chain until the end of 2011. In January of 2012, he managed Noble’s International West Africa, Non-Operated and New Ventures Divisions. In April of 2013, he was promoted to senior VP global EHSR & operations services.

In 2014, he moved to Denver with the assignment of senior VP of US onshore that included DJ Basin, Marcellus, Eagle Ford and Permian areas. He also led efforts for Noble in 2016 and 2018 to defeat anti-O&G ballot measures. In November 2018, Rimer started working for Whiting Petroleum Corporation as the chief operating officer. He has served on the following board of directors: COGA, CRED, Protect Colorado, Colorado Concern, Denver Metro Chamber, WEA, NBLX, and UT PGE.