Personally speaking: Rick Bott

Oklahoman Modified: October 19, 2012 at 11:24 pm •  Published: October 21, 2012

PERSONALLY SPEAKING

Rick Bott

Position: President and chief operating officer for Continental Resources Inc.

Born: 1959

Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas

Residence: Living in downtown Oklahoma City while renovating a house in Nichols Hills

Family: Wife, Deborah

Education: Bachelor's degree in marine sciences and master's in geology from Texas A&M

Civic/volunteer activities: “I haven't really started anything here,” but was active in Presbyterian church, Junior Achievement, YMCA when he lived in Houston. Participates in “whatever tugs on my heart strings” wherever he lives.

What's on your iPod? “Whatever my wife puts there. We kind of have a world taste. We have music from all over the place. Really a mix of everything.”

What newspapers and magazines do you read? Wall Street Journal, The Oklahoman, Barron's, The Economist.

by Jay F. Marks
Energy Reporter
Jay F. Marks has been covering Oklahoma news since graduating from Oklahoma State University in 1996. He worked in Sulphur and Enid before joining The Oklahoman in 2005. Marks has been covering the energy industry since 2009.
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