Harvey A. Davis

Founder Hadco International, LLC February 12, 1939 - July 28, 2016

About Harvey

Harvey A. Davis founded Hadco International in 1982, where he performed thousands of appraisals for oilfield equipment, personal property, complete businesses, commercial real estate, machinery and equipment.

Mr. Davis’ formal education includes a Doctorate Degree in Industrial Engineering, a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering. He received specialized training in financial management, appraisal techniques, value analysis and many other related subjects.

He achieved recognition by the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), served on their Appraisal Review Board, and is a past member of the IBA Board of Governors of the South Central Region.   Mr. Davis was active in governmental affairs by providing research, proposals, data and opinions for the United States government on proposed legislation involving the appraisal profession and energy industry. He also served as a co-chairperson on the Outlook Committee for Oil in the state of Texas which was responsible for the development of a Texas State Energy Policy.

He is proud to have been a featured speaker at national and international appraisal and consulting seminars and conferences, and at energy related association meetings.  As a guest speaker on radio and television, he was frequently quoted in energy news articles.  

Mr. Davis is the author of the book, “What’s My Rig Worth Today”,  the publications “Ten Year History of Value Changes for Oil and Gas Drilling Rigs” and “Fifteen Years of Oilfield Equipment Price Changes.” In addition to creating Hadco’s quarterly publication, “The Oilfield Appraiser” Equipment Newsletter, Mr. Davis also wrote technical papers for private industry and international organizations, and his books, newsletters, reports and technical papers have been widely quoted and used in many major industry and trade publications.

Past Professional Memberships

  • Accredited Review Appraisers Council
  • Association of Energy Servicing Contractors
  • Commercial Real Estate Association
  • Environmental Assessment Association
  • Institute of Business Appraisers
  • Institute of Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraisers
  • International Association of Drilling Contractors
  • National Association of Master Appraisers
  • National Association of Real Estate Appraisers
  • National Society of Environmental Consultants
  • Real Estate Law Institute

 Special Registrations & Experience

  • Interamerican Development Bank – Registered Appraiser
  • World Bank – Registered Appraiser and Consultant
  • World Court Tribunal in Den Hague Holland – Recognized Expert
  • State Certified General Appraiser TX1325812-G and Expert Witness