Contact Information

  • Scott Manwaring
    (303) 929-3521

Description

Scott K Manwaring, PG

Denver, Colorado, USA

303-929-3521 | man04015@gmail.com

 

Executive Summary

Results-oriented petroleum geologist with proven ability in planning and geosteering wellbores, analyzing well performance and production data, and decreasing costs by improving efficiency and communication in a fast-paced 24-hour environment. 8+ years’ experience in operations and development including simultaneous management of 5 drilling rigs, exploration and geologic mapping over entire basins, and leading multidisciplinary teams and projects.

Experience

Colorado School of Mines – Golden, Colorado, USA                                                                                                      January 2020-Present

Research Assistant/Research Geologist

  • Researching reservoir characteristics and production analyses of the Niobrara A interval at Redtail Field, Weld County, CO.
  • Characterizing the Dakota Aquifer in southeast Colorado via correlation of various well logs to accurately model stratigraphy.

Sedimentary Solutions – Denver, Colorado, USA                                                                                                                  June 2019-Present

Senior Geologist

  • Geologist specializing in operations, development, and exploration of Rocky Mountain basins and unconventional resources.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation – Denver, Colorado, USA                                                                                      October 2014-June 2019

Exploration Geologist/Development Geologist

  • Exploration geologist focusing on Cretaceous Rocky Mountain basins in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming.
  • Development geologist for Whiting’s Redtail play in northeast Colorado, focusing on the Niobrara and Codell systems.

Geoscientist/Research Geologist                                                                                                                                                                               

  • Applied sedimentologic, stratigraphic, and petrographic concepts to accurately describe cores and facilitate core sampling.
  • Synthesized data from acquisition processes and SEM analyses to present to management and project geologists.

Geosteerer/Operations Geologist                                                                                                                                                                              

 

  • Actively planned and steered 200 wells in Redtail Field with total lateral footage in excess of 1.88 million feet.
  • Managed and planned horizontal wellbores for up to 5 drilling rigs simultaneously.
  • Managed and communicated directly with Geology, Drilling, and on-site personnel to ensure proper wellbore placement.

Columbine Logging, Inc. – Denver, Colorado, USA                             February 2012-November 2012; September 2013-October 2014

Lead Wellsite Geologist

  • Responsible for all on-site geologic aspects related to drilling oil and gas production wells.

Stantec Inc. – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA                                                                                                                November 2012-August 2013

Geologist

  • Experienced in Phase II and III ESA, including UST closure and remediation, groundwater monitoring, and report writing.

Aspen M, Inc. – Emmett, Idaho, USA                                                                                                                            July 2008-February 2012

Geologist

  • Experienced in floodplain projects, fire risk and ecology, stream restoration, community outreach, and report writing.

Education

Colorado School of Mines – Golden, Colorado, USA                                                                                                                            May 2021

MSc Geology

Idaho State University – Pocatello, Idaho, USA                                                                                                                          December 2010

BSc Geology

Brigham Young University–Idaho – Rexburg, Idaho, USA                                                                                                        December 2007

Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics

Certifications

Wyoming Board of Professional Geologists – Laramie, Wyoming, USA                                                                               December 2016

Wyoming Professional Geologist PG-3996

Organizations

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists (RMAG)

Geological Society of America (GSA)

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

Rocky Mountain Section–Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists (RMS-SEPM)

Houston Geological Society (HGS)

Geologic Society of Nevada (GSN)

Geothermal Resource Council (GRC)

Next Generation Oil and Gas Professionals (NGOGP)

Wyoming Board of Professional Geologists (WBOPG)

Activities

Board Member – Next Generation Oil and Gas Professionals

Board Member – Rocky Mountain Section–Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists

Boy Scouts of America – Eagle Scout

Industry

E&P

Location

Denver, Colorado

Experience

Colorado School of Mines – Golden, Colorado, USA January 2020-Present
Research Assistant/Research Geologist
• Researching reservoir characteristics and production analyses of the Niobrara A interval at Redtail Field, Weld County, CO.
• Characterizing the Dakota Aquifer in southeast Colorado via correlation of various well logs to accurately model stratigraphy.

Sedimentary Solutions – Denver, Colorado, USA June 2019-Present
Senior Geologist
• Geologist specializing in operations, development, and exploration of Rocky Mountain basins and unconventional resources.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation – Denver, Colorado, USA October 2014-June 2019
Exploration Geologist/Development Geologist
• Exploration geologist focusing on Cretaceous Rocky Mountain basins in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming.
• Development geologist for Whiting’s Redtail play in northeast Colorado, focusing on the Niobrara and Codell systems.

Geoscientist/Research Geologist
• Applied sedimentologic, stratigraphic, and petrographic concepts to accurately describe cores and facilitate core sampling.
• Synthesized data from acquisition processes and SEM analyses to present to management and project geologists.

Geosteerer/Operations Geologist
• Actively planned and steered 200 wells in Redtail Field with total lateral footage in excess of 1.88 million feet.
• Managed and planned horizontal wellbores for up to 5 drilling rigs simultaneously.
• Managed and communicated directly with Geology, Drilling, and on-site personnel to ensure proper wellbore placement.

Columbine Logging, Inc. – Denver, Colorado, USA February 2012-November 2012; September 2013-October 2014
Lead Wellsite Geologist
• Responsible for all on-site geologic aspects related to drilling oil and gas production wells.

Stantec Inc. – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA November 2012-August 2013
Geologist
• Experienced in Phase II and III ESA, including UST closure and remediation, groundwater monitoring, and report writing.

Aspen M, Inc. – Emmett, Idaho, USA July 2008-February 2012
Geologist
• Experienced in floodplain projects, fire risk and ecology, stream restoration, community outreach, and report writing.

Awards and Certifications

Wyoming Board of Professional Geologists – Laramie, Wyoming, USA December 2016
Wyoming Professional Geologist PG-3996

Skills

Petra
Geographix
SMT Kingdom
Operations
Development
Exploration
Research
Microsoft Office
Word
Excel
PowerPoint
Stratigraphy
Structure
Technical Writing
Consulting
Data Analysis
Mathematics

Education

Colorado School of Mines – Golden, Colorado, USA May 2021
MSc Geology

Idaho State University – Pocatello, Idaho, USA December 2010
BSc Geology

Brigham Young University–Idaho – Rexburg, Idaho, USA December 2007
Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics