Vice president, Operations
Mike Mercer joined Scout in April 2018 and serves as Vice President of Operations for the North Division. Mike has 20 years of experience as an engineer, manager and executive in the energy industry. He most recently served as Vice President of Business Development at Urban Oil and Gas, a private energy fund in Dallas.
After graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in petroleum engineering, he began his career at Mack Energy as a field engineer. Mike joined Merit Energy Company in 2000 and spent nine years there in a range of engineering and management roles, taking responsibility for Merit operations in Alabama, the Powder River Basin, Big Horn Basin, Rockies and Anschutz. Production under his supervision covered a wide variety of crude and gas fields and production types including CBM, C02 and water floods, deep gas lifts and surface gathering systems and plants.