MSc (Easc), 2000
Scott earned his Bachelor of Science (Geography – Co-Op) in 1998, with a minor in Political Science and Certificate of Liberal Arts which meant that he has taken courses from almost every department. Scott earned his M.Sc. in the newly opened Earth Science department. His thesis, “Sedimentological and Ichnological Characterization of Reservoir Types in a Transgressive Systems Tract, Cretaceous (Albian) Basal Colorado Interval, South Central Alberta” Scott’s Thesis won the 2000 Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) Best M.Sc. Thesis Award. He was also Dr. James MacEacherns’ first Graduating M.Sc. student.
Scott’s current role is Manager of Geology at Long Run Exploration; a Calgary based intermediate div-co focused on light-oil and natural gas development in Alberta. Scott is responsible for management of the Geology Team as well as supporting Long Run’s exploration strategy, programs, geological operations, exploration performance, technical training, recruiting and mentorship.
Scott has over 15 years' experience in the oil and gas industry. Career highlights include various roles in exploration, exploitation, J.V., and Business Development as well as serving on the CSPG executive (2009-10 Program Director, 2015-2016 as Finance Director elect) and Technical Chair of the Geo-Convention (2008). Scott is also affiliated with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), and the Society of Sedimentary Geology (SEPM).