Alan Harp specializes in the valuation of upstream oil and gas properties and exploration and production (E&P) companies.

Alan has over 25 years of business valuation experience and has provided opinions of value for tax and estate planning, corporate transactions, financial reporting and other purposes to major integrated companies such as Chevron as well as numerous trusts, endowments, hedge funds, private and publicly traded companies. He has advised the Texas General Land Office as well as the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts regarding the valuation of mineral and royalty properties. Alan also advises private mineral owners on the fair value of their holdings and maintains a relationship with various mineral and royalty market participants.

Prior to joining Stout, Alan was a Senior Managing Director at HFBE where he led the energy valuation group that specialized in the valuation of closely held E&Ps.

Select Publications

  • Trusts & Estates May 2020

    Valuing Nonproducing Minerals
  • Oil & Gas Investor November 2019

    Valuing Nonproducing Oil and Gas Interests in Inactive Areas
  • Business Valuation Review April 2009

    Oil and Gas Company Valuations

Select Presentations and Speeches

  • University of St. Thomas Annual Business Symposium November 2017

    Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going in Energy
  • Corpus Christi Estate Planning Council May 2016

    Oil and Gas Valuation for Estate Planners
  • EnergyNet booth at NAPE February 2016

    How an Appraiser Develops the Market Value of Mineral and Royalty Properties
  • Joint SEC Conference and Oil & Gas Conference December 2015

    Property Conveyances - Valuation Issues
  • United States Law Firm Group (USFLG) October 2015

    Oil & Gas Valuation- Informal and Rigorous Approaches
  • ACTEC 2015 Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting September 2015

    Turning Oil & Gas Valuation Downside Up and Resulting Opportunities
  • Houston CPA October 2014

    Valuation of Oil and Gas Interests
  • J.P. Morgan Closely Held Asset Management Group April 2014

    Oil & Gas Valuation 101
  • Midland Odessa Business and Estate Council October 2012

    What Estate Planners Should Know about Oil and Gas Mineral Valuation
  • BDO Natural Resources Industry Group Conference November 2010

    Valuing Oil and Gas Assets
  • National Trust Closely Held Business Association Annual Conference October 2010

    Valuing Oil and Gas Interests
  • AB Bernstein Pittsburgh Investor Conference July 2010

    Valuing Mineral Interests in the Marcellus Shale

Interviews and Media Mentions

  • Midland Reporter-Telegram interview of Alan Harp December 2017

    Oil Patch Valuations Play Key Role in Company’s Financial Health