Lynn Peterson

Executive Chairman of the Board of Chord Energy Corporation

Lynn A. Peterson is a seasoned industry professional with more than 40 years of experience in the oil and gas sector. He has been serving as a director of Denbury since 2017, bringing valuable insights to the Company’s operations, strategy, and business management. As a former CEO of an oil and gas company, Mr. Peterson’s extensive industry knowledge and leadership skills are an asset to the Board. His expertise enables the Board to make informed decisions and steer the Company toward sustainable growth and success.

In addition to being a director of Denbury since 2017, Mr. Peterson currently holds the position of Executive Chairman of the Board at Chord Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHRD). He also serves as a director of PDC Energy (NASDAQ: PDCE).

Mr. Peterson previously served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) from September 2020 until its merger with Oasis Petroleum, Inc. in July 2022, forming Chord Energy Corporation. Prior to Whiting, Mr. Peterson was a co-founder of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corporation, serving as a Director from 2001 to 2014; President and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2014; and Chairman of the Board from 2011 to 2014 until its acquisition by Whiting Petroleum Corporation in December 2014. His next role was Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and President of SRC Energy from 2015 to 2020, until the closing of its merger with PDC Energy. 

Mr. Peterson graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.