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Ryder Scott Company evaluates oil and gas properties and independently certifies petroleum reserves quantities in the U.S. and internationally. Founded in 1937, Ryder Scott is one of the largest, oldest, and most respected reservoir evaluation consulting firms in the industry. Please see the company brochure: (viewer-friendly) (printer-friendly).

oil and gas consultants in Houston, TX

Ryder Scott's headquarters is located in the Enterprise Plaza Building in Houston.

The firm performs several hundred consulting studies a year for a variety of clients. The firm has earned worldwide recognition for reliably predicting the performance of complex oil and gas reservoirs in all major petroleum provinces. With 90 professional petroleum engineers and geoscientists, the firm conducts reserves evaluations, geoscience/geology studies, field development and EOR design, reservoir simulation, economic analysis, management consulting, and expert witness testimony. The Houston-based firm has branch offices in Calgary, CA, and Denver.

Ryder Scott has been the most widely used consulting firm for preparing annual petroleum reserves certifications for filers with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ryder Scott also serves clients listed on the London, Toronto, Hong Kong, Australian, and other stock exchanges.

The firm issues reserves certifications considered to be highly reliable by banks and private investment groups. The “green book” report helps mitigate risks in committing capital for acquisitions, exploration, field development, redevelopment, infrastructure, and refinancing.

Major banking institutions establish reserves-based loan amounts, monitor credit lines and determine guarantees based on report values. The report also serves as a resource in screening and due-diligence reviews of acquisitions, divestitures, and mergers.

Ryder Scott provides a complete range of professional engineering, geoscientific, and economic evaluation services. For more information, please visit our services page.