About Us

Founder and President, Maner B. Shaw is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, Class of 1980.  Utilizing his degree in Petroleum Land Management he began his career as an Independent Landman serving various brokerage firms and independent partners.  After a decade of considerable growth and development he established Shaw Interests, Inc., and thereby forged the way for a greater level of service. Since its inception Shaw Interests has participated in significant exploration and development projects throughout Texas, South East New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado and Montana.

A principal contribution to this continued success is the exceptional work environment where every member of the staff is both recognized and valued.  This is made possible using an organizational structure which is not only lean but efficient, empowering decision-making throughout all levels of the company. Realizing the value of these human resources is a vital component to the company’s accomplishments and longevity, as evidenced by the one-hundred plus years of combined industry experience.