Harvey A. Davis


Hadco International, LLC

February 12, 1939-July  28, 2016


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