David ScottVice President of Land, Commercial & Contracts
Mr. Scott has 36 years of experience as a professional Landman having worked and created value for his employers within many of the major basins of the United States. Areas of expertise include Business Development, exploration and “cradle-to-grave” land management of producing properties.
Prior to joining Advance Energy Partners, LLC, he was the Land Manager for Laredo Petroleum, Inc.’s Dallas, Texas office where he was responsible for a staff of 8 professionals overseeing a portfolio of 75,000 acres of leasehold and over 600 wells within the Permian Basin. Prior to Laredo, Mr. Scott was the Vice President of Land at Broad Oak Energy, Inc., a Warburg Pincus funded start-up E&P Company. He and his staff assembled and managed prospects totaling 130k acres within North Louisiana, South Texas and the Permian Basin prior to its merger with Laredo Petroleum, Inc. in 2011. Prior to joining Broad Oak, Mr. Scott spent 21 years with Conoco and ConocoPhillips working within the Permian Basin, Gulf Coast of Texas, East Texas, San Juan Basin and Rocky Mountains in various business development, management and staff roles. As a Business Development Consultant for the company, he was responsible for acquisition and divestment of assets, economic modeling, opportunity screening/ generation, and strategy — portfolio management support within the Lower 48 States.
Mr. Scott is a Certified Professional Landman and received his BBA degree in Marketing from West Texas State University.