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TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT SOME OF THE TALENTED PEOPLE AT WPX.

Michael Weatherford

This WPX Reservoir Engineer used to be charged with helping protect the nation's nuclear weapons while he was in the Air Force. "It was pretty intense," he says.

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JoDell Mizoue

JoDell’s team receives data from WPX’s measurement, production, operations and completions groups. She is WPX's environmental manager across our operating areas.

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Matt Hinson

Matt has joined WPX in a new role as vice president of the Permian Basin“I’m looking forward to building our team and our culture.”

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Clay Gaspar

“The job of senior management is to set a course, clear the path and allow employees to add the most value to WPX.”

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Alan Killion

Alan's background is in petroleum engineering. He spent 19 years with Oxy and now has 17 years with WPX. Today he leads our supply chain team.

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AUBREY THOMAS

Aubrey says a true leader is someone who can motivate and inspire others without a title or position.

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Kevin Vann

Kevin’s experience has spanned the gamut from risk assessment and analysis to controller and chief accounting officer to his current role as Sr. VP & CFO at WPX.

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Caroline Trump

As a Sr. investor relations analyst, Caroline sees how all of the parts of WPX work together. And keeps an eye on what's happening in the market. 

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Justin Beougher

As a senior drilling engineer for WPX, Justin gets involved at the beginning stages of the well design, working with the geology and completions teams.

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Linda garhart

“I believe wholeheartedly that in order to conduct the most effective business, you’ve got to listen to what employees want and what makes them motivated.”

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Manohar Nikkam

“One who wins or conquers the heart” is how some might refer to Manohar Nikkam. Not only is this the meaning of the name, Manohar, but it’s also how he’s revered by his colleagues at WPX.

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Gina Jackson

For major league baseball fans, the 2020 season looks a whole lot different due to the pandemic. That's especially tough news for WPX's Gina Jackson, who hoped to be in the stands cheering on her son Zach.

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David King

“I wasn’t about to give up after being through all that in the war. It gave me a certain resolve."

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JAMIE NEIL

Jamie Neil’s relatively young career has already come full circle, and she’s climbing higher professionally with every step.

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WPX VETERANS

Five percent of WPX’s workforce currently or once served in the military. They’re all across the company in Aztec, Carlsbad, Killdeer, New Town and Tulsa.

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KASEY KAUPKE

“What continues to interest me at WPX is the value that’s placed on employees. It drives me to work hard knowing that I’m valued and respected. My contributions matter.”

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Andrea Gill

Andrea’s fingerprints are on billions of dollars of transactions. Not even Bruno Mars could stop one of those deals as it approached the finish line.

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Alex McPhail

“I’ve always been at companies with strong core assets who were growing. I saw the milestones WPX was achieving and it made my decision easy.”

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Rich Downey

“I’m here because I want to be a part of a company with this kind of potential. Sure, it’s going to take a lot of work, but as each team succeeds, WPX succeeds.”

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ROGER MEYER

This I.T. Analyst is on a mission to honor veterans and the memory of his son, who was killed in a car accident days before being deployed. 

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olivia mcnamara

Olivia has more than 17 years of experience in the oil and gas industry focusing on safety and environmental issues. She joined WPX in summer 2018.

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Brian Kuh

He's a former park ranger for Oregon State Parks and the U.S. Dept. of the Interior. Now he's helping WPX increase our water recycling systems in the Permian Basin.

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Sammy Fierro

Sammy recently retired without any fuss or fanfare or hugs and handshakes. Why? Social distancing requirements. It's an awkward ending for several retirees in 2020. 

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David Bouchard

David manufactured more than 200 face shields for medical professionals in Tulsa using a couple of 3D printers during the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Rick Muncrief

WPX CEO Rick Muncrief talks about what he's learned during his 40 years in the oil and gas industry, and how those lessons shape his outlook today.

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Nikki Roberts

We caught up with WPX United Way campaign chair Nikki Roberts for a Q&A where she shared why she’s passionate about United Way and what we can expect in 2020.

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Chris Collard

Army veteran and combat medic Chris Collard pursued a second career in energy and made quite the impression his first day working in the field. Meet "Mr. Oil."

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Bryan Bugg

“I’m excited to come home to Oklahoma and raise my boys here. I’ve been away for over a decade and have missed the people and being close to family.”

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The Motivated Medic

“Your job as a medic in that environment is to make sure that when an injury happens, the person survives the trip to the hospital.”

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