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Hess Corporation (HES)

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Hess Corporation

1185 Avenue of the Americas
40th Floor
New York, NY 10036
United States
212 997 8500

IndustryOil & Gas E&P
Full-time employees1,775

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. John B. HessCEO & Director4.8MN/A1954
Mr. Gregory P. HillPres & COO3.21M1.66M1961
Mr. John P. RiellySr. VP & CFO1.82MN/A1962
Mr. Timothy B. GoodellSr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer1.79MN/A1957
Mr. Richard LynchSr. VP of Technology & ServicesN/AN/A1957
Amounts are as of 31 December 2019, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Hess Corporation, an exploration and production company, explores, develops, produces, purchases, transports, and sells crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream. The company conducts production operations primarily in the United States, Denmark, the Malaysia/Thailand Joint Development Area, and Malaysia; and exploration activities primarily offshore Guyana, Suriname, Canada, and in the Gulf of Mexico. As of December 31, 2019, it had total proved reserves of 1,197 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company is also involved in the gathering, compressing, and processing of natural gas; fractionating NGLs; terminaling, loading, and transporting crude oil and NGLs through rail car; storing and terminaling propane, as well as providing water handling services primarily in the Bakken Shale plays in the Williston Basin area of North Dakota. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate governance

Hess Corporation’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 8 December 2019 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 6; Shareholder rights: 6; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.