Scott Stout, Ph.D.
Dr. Scott Stout is an organic geochemist with 29 years of upstream and downstream petroleum industry and consulting experience. He has extensive knowledge of the chemical compositions of natural/shale gas, crude oil, and coal as well as their products and by-products found in the environment. His research has been used for decision making by the U.S. Depts. of Justice, Commerce, and Defense and for the oil & gas, utility, pipeline, railroad, wood treatment, maritime shipping, port operations, and forest products industries. He has authored or co-authored over 160 papers published in scientific journals and textbooks and has co-edited three textbooks (2007, 2016, and 2018) on the environmental forensics aspects of oil spills. He holds a B.S. from Florida Institute of Technology and M.S and Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.