Scott Rotruck
Director of Energy & Transportation Services
Morgantown, WV
office 304.291.7973
mobile 681.212.9051
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As Director of Energy & Transportation Services, Mr. Rotruck is a key leader of Spilman’s Government Relations Group, Energy Group and the Shale Gas Practice Group.


  • West Virginia University
  • Frostburg State University, M.B.A.


  • Consulting with exploration and production companies; mid-stream companies; trade associations; state, regional and local development authorities; and other businesses related to the energy and natural gas industry (e.g., suppliers, vendors, end-product users, etc.)
  • Developing and overseeing implementation of energy-centric strategies
  • Providing strategic market analysis, connectivity and market-entry assistance to businesses in the energy and natural gas industry
  • Providing client representation, monitoring, reporting and liaison with trade groups and industry associations
  • Serving energy and natural gas industry clients with federal, state and local government relations assistance
  • Engaging with community and community leaders on behalf of energy and natural gas industry clients where they currently operate or aspire to do business
  • Served as Vice President of Corporate Development and State Government Relations at Chesapeake Energy, leading corporate development and government relations in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions
  • Ten years of experience in the railroad industry with CSX Corporation and Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • Fifteen years of experience in the energy industry, including work for Anker Energy and CONSOL
  • Served as the Economic Development Director and Senior Advisor to the President at West Virginia University
  • Taught Entrepreneurship at West Virginia University College of Business and Economics
Energy Law Government Relations Natural Resources Public Policy Advocacy & Reform Shale Gas Law Midstream Services


  • Energize West Virginia Board of Directors
  • Imagine Greater Pittsburgh Board of Directors
  • Past Board Member, West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association
  • Past Chair and CEO, Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Chair, Vision Shared
  • Past Chair, West Virginia Tourism Commission
  • Past Chair, West Virginia Council for Community and Economic Development
  • Past Chair, West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust
  • Past Chair, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin, 2000
  • FastTrac Facilitator, Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurial Training Programs
  • Task Force Member, Cheat River, North Branch of the Potomac River
  • Past Member, University of Charleston Board of Trustees
  • Past Board Member, United Way Board of Monongalia and Marion County, W.Va.
Scott Rotruck: Summit shows best of WV to business leaders Currents - Energy Industry Insights: Week of September 3, 2017 The Saga of Pennsylvania's Act 13 Comes to an End Leadership changes at local law firms shift emphasis away from Pittsburgh A National Energy Plan: Should We Have One? Do We Have One? If So, Is It Working? Industry Leaders Talk Shale and Regional Impact Paradigm Shift: Hydraulic Fracturing, Shale Development and Energy Abundance Northeast Natural Energy, LLC - Making History for the Future of Energy Observations of the Sixth Annual Developing Unconventional Gas Conference How Local Drilling Regulations May Impede Business Development in WV