Scott brings 31 years of energy industry experience to Canes with strong backgrounds in commercial development, engineering, operations and management. During his career Scott has held increasingly more responsible positions within public and private companies beginning as a Plant Engineer in 1991 and most recently President in 2018 prior to founding Canes Midstream in 2019. Scott was President of Lucid I (predecessor to Cogent Midstream), where he had responsibility for all aspects of the company. Prior to becoming President of Lucid I he was Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Lucid I and Lucid II, where he was responsible for all commercial activity for both entities that had a combined gathering and processing capacity during his tenure of more than 850 MMcf/d in the rapid growth Delaware and Midland basins of West Texas and New Mexico. During his career he has successfully contracted with producer customers, managed downstream marketing, and managed assets from both an operational and earnings standpoint for midstream assets in core producing areas including the Permian Basin, Barnett Shale, Haynesville Shale, Texas Gulf Coast, Eagle Ford and production from offshore Louisiana and Texas.
Scott started his career with Warren Petroleum (formerly a division of Chevron), where he moved up from Plant Engineer to Operations Supervisor until Warren Petroleum was acquired by Dynegy in 1996 shortly after which he became manager of Business Development in Dynegy’s Houston office. After leaving Dynegy in 2000 he moved up through the ranks of Cornerstone Propane, Crosstex Energy and lastly Energy Transfer Partners where he was Vice President of Business Development before leaving Energy Transfer and joining Lucid Energy Group in 2013.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Tulsa and an MBA in finance from the University of Houston.