Shane commenced his career in the Kansas Hugoton field as a Production Engineer for Anadarko in 1992. After three and a half years, he moved into an international role working in Algeria. Roles in Algeria included Completion/Testing Engineer, Supply Chain and Production Operations Supervisor. After Algeria, Shane worked in the GoM in well interventions for two years. His second international role was in Canada managing Production Engineers and ultimately Alberta E&P Operations for two years. After that, he managed the Production Engineering group for CBM asset in Gillette Wyoming for a period of six years. He served as General Manager of Operations for Wyoming, Colorado & Utah for the next seven years prior to transitioning to Whiting Petroleum.