James J. Volker

Whiting Petroleum

President and Chief Executive Officer

Overview

James J. Volker made an average of $6.1M in compensation at Whiting Petroleum from 2006 to 2017.

Annual data

2017

In 2017, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $6.2M as President and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking1,301 out of 13,202
Percentile90.1%

James J. Volker's 2017 compensation ranked 1,301st out of 13,202 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 90.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking31 out of 299
Percentile89.6%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 31st out of 299 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Volker earned more than 89.6% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,100,000
Salary$800,000
Stock Awards$4,284,000
Other$1,713
Total$6,185,713

Volker received $4.3M in stock awards, which accounts for 69.26% of total compensation.

Volker also received $1.1M in non-equity incentive plan, $800K in salary and $1.7K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $5.5M as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking1,359 out of 13,871
Percentile90.2%

James J. Volker's 2016 compensation ranked 1,359th out of 13,871 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 90.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking39 out of 309
Percentile87.4%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 39th out of 309 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Volker earned more than 87.4% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,200,000
Salary$800,000
Stock Awards$3,504,000
Other$2,194
Total$5,506,194

Volker received $3.5M in stock awards, which accounts for 63.64% of total compensation.

Volker also received $1.2M in non-equity incentive plan, $800K in salary and $2.2K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $9M as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking633 out of 13,574
Percentile95.3%

James J. Volker's 2015 compensation ranked 633rd out of 13,574 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 95.3% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking13 out of 307
Percentile95.8%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 13th out of 307 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Volker earned more than 95.8% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$500,000
Salary$800,000
Stock Awards$7,695,000
Other$2,292
Total$8,997,292

Volker received $7.7M in stock awards, which accounts for 85.53% of total compensation.

Volker also received $500K in non-equity incentive plan, $800K in salary and $2.3K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $12.7M as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking331 out of 12,876
Percentile97.4%

James J. Volker's 2014 compensation ranked 331st out of 12,876 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 97.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking8 out of 322
Percentile97.5%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 8th out of 322 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Volker earned more than 97.5% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$6,653,612
Salary$800,000
Stock Awards$5,200,000
Other$2,289
Total$12,655,901

Volker received $6.7M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 52.57% of total compensation.

Volker also received $800K in salary, $5.2M in stock awards and $2.3K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $10.1M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking400 out of 11,965
Percentile96.7%

James J. Volker's 2013 compensation ranked 400th out of 11,965 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 96.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking15 out of 307
Percentile95.1%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 15th out of 307 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Volker earned more than 95.1% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$4,720,368
Salary$775,000
Stock Awards$4,600,000
Other$2,289
Total$10,097,657

Volker received $4.7M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 46.75% of total compensation.

Volker also received $775K in salary, $4.6M in stock awards and $2.3K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $8M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking605 out of 10,951
Percentile94.5%

James J. Volker's 2012 compensation ranked 605th out of 10,951 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 94.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking19 out of 292
Percentile93.5%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 19th out of 292 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Volker earned more than 93.5% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,114,957
Option Awards$530,000
Salary$750,000
Stock Awards$3,575,000
Other$2,289
Total$7,972,246

Volker received $3.6M in stock awards, which accounts for 44.84% of total compensation.

Volker also received $3.1M in non-equity incentive plan, $530K in option awards, $750K in salary and $2.3K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $6.7M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking697 out of 10,040
Percentile93.1%

James J. Volker's 2011 compensation ranked 697th out of 10,040 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 93.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking32 out of 267
Percentile88.0%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 32nd out of 267 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Volker earned more than 88.0% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,626,117
Option Awards$850,000
Salary$650,000
Stock Awards$2,580,000
Other$2,289
Total$6,708,406

Volker received $2.6M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 39.15% of total compensation.

Volker also received $850K in option awards, $650K in salary, $2.6M in stock awards and $2.3K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $4.5M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking1,142 out of 9,485
Percentile88.0%

James J. Volker's 2010 compensation ranked 1,142nd out of 9,485 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 88.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking38 out of 234
Percentile83.8%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 38th out of 234 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Volker earned more than 83.8% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,167,904
Option Awards$375,000
Salary$600,000
Stock Awards$1,358,545
Other$3,112
Total$4,504,561

Volker received $2.2M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 48.13% of total compensation.

Volker also received $375K in option awards, $600K in salary, $1.4M in stock awards and $3.1K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $3.1M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking1,396 out of 8,716
Percentile84.0%

James J. Volker's 2009 compensation ranked 1,396th out of 8,716 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 84.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking42 out of 194
Percentile78.4%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 42nd out of 194 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Volker earned more than 78.4% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,255,276
Option Awards$886,930
Salary$560,000
Stock Awards$352,272
Other$4,676
Total$3,059,154

Volker received $1.3M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 41.03% of total compensation.

Volker also received $886.9K in option awards, $560K in salary, $352.3K in stock awards and $4.7K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $3.4M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking1,245 out of 7,741
Percentile83.9%

James J. Volker's 2008 compensation ranked 1,245th out of 7,741 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 83.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking27 out of 154
Percentile82.5%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 27th out of 154 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Volker earned more than 82.5% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,433,204
Salary$550,000
Stock Awards$418,039
Other$4,468
Total$3,405,711

Volker received $2.4M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 71.44% of total compensation.

Volker also received $550K in salary, $418K in stock awards and $4.5K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $2.4M as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking1,641 out of 7,006
Percentile76.6%

James J. Volker's 2007 compensation ranked 1,641st out of 7,006 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 76.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking35 out of 143
Percentile75.5%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 35th out of 143 executive pay records tracked by us in 2007.

Volker earned more than 75.5% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,105,319
Salary$515,000
Stock Awards$807,477
Other$5,294
Total$2,433,090

Volker received $1.1M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 45.43% of total compensation.

Volker also received $515K in salary, $807.5K in stock awards and $5.3K in other compensation.

2006

In 2006, James J. Volker earned a total compensation of $2M as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Whiting Petroleum.

Ranking1,406 out of 5,374
Percentile73.8%

James J. Volker's 2006 compensation ranked 1,406th out of 5,374 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Volker earned more than 73.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking36 out of 144
Percentile75.0%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Volker's pay ranked 36th out of 144 executive pay records tracked by us in 2006.

Volker earned more than 75.0% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$835,201
Salary$487,500
Stock Awards$665,786
Other$4,670
Total$1,993,157

Volker received $835.2K in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 41.90% of total compensation.

Volker also received $487.5K in salary, $665.8K in stock awards and $4.7K in other compensation.