Senior Vice President – US Onshore
Chip Rimer graduated from the University of Texas in 1983 with a degree in petroleum engineering. He has a total of 30 years of oilfield experience as an engineer and manager in Operations Services (Drilling, Completions, Supply Chain, and EHSR)
Chip began his career with ARCO Oil & Gas Company and served as drilling and completion engineer for seven years from 1983 to 1990. He worked in numerous US onshore areas including the Rockies, Oklahoma, West Texas and Gulf of Mexico Regions.
He worked as Superintendent/Senior Operations Engineer for Vastar Resource’s Gulf of Mexico Region from 1990 to 2000. Chip focused on offshore deepwater and high pressure onshore areas.
From 2000-2002, Chip worked as Drilling Manager for Aspect Resources. In 2002, he was hired by Samedan/Noble Energy Inc. as Drilling Manager for the Onshore Region. He was promoted to Noble Energy’s VP of Operations Services, managing Noble’s world-wide drilling and rig operations until the end of 2011. In 2012, Chip managed Noble’s International West Africa, Non-Operated and New Ventures Division. In 2013 he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Global EHSR & Operations Services and served until the end of 2014. In November 2014, he moved into his current role, as Senior Vice President of US Onshore operations.