DeGolyer and MacNaughton is a geographically
based petroleum consulting firm. Professionals evaluate
regions where they have applied expertise and in-depth
knowledge. That unique geographical matching of personnel to
specific projects creates a more cost-effective, efficient
consulting service. D&M has vast
experience in North America and worldwide. During six
decades, the firm has successfully performed studies on hundreds of
thousands of petroleum properties in more than 100 countries.
In all their endeavors–from annual reserve updates to
multidimensional, multiphase models of complex reservoirs—the staff
of DeGolyer and MacNaughton are directed by a
philosophy that values Knowledge, Integrity, and Service.
"From the beginning," said co-founder Lewis W. MacNaughton,
"DeGolyer insisted that a firm such as ours must have knowledge and
integrity and give service. Knowledge includes our brains,
experience, files and library…. Unquestioned integrity rests on
high ethical standards…. Service is more than just doing a client’s
job as requested and on time. It includes placing yourself in the
client’s position so you can see what his problems are and so that
helpful comments can be made to the proper executive."
The firm of DeGolyer and MacNaughton continues to
be committed to its founders' criteria for performance, which have
set the standards for the industry—knowledge, integrity and