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Eugene W. Tuchman

Eugene W. Tuchman

Eugene W. Tuchman
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Eugene “Zach” Tuchman joined DeGolyer and MacNaughton in 2010 as a petroleum economist.

Tuchman graduated from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 2010 with a bachelor’s of Science degree, with concentrations in economic consulting, public policy analysis, and international business. In 2016, he received a master’s degree in finance and a M.B.A degree in business management from Indiana University.

He is an expert in economic modeling techniques with particular emphasis on asset valuation models. He is proficient in Russian and Spanish. Tuchman is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the International Association for Energy Economics.

Geographical Experience

  • Albania
  • Angola
  • Azerbaijan
  • Colombia
  • Congo
  • Croatia
  • Gabon
  • Kazakhstan
  • Libya
  • Nigeria
  • Russia
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam

  Topical Areas of Expertise 

  • Economic viability of oil and gas field development plans
  • Economic modeling
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Asset valuation
  • Production sharing agreements
  • International fiscal systems

 Major Projects 

Tuchman performs the majority of his appraisals for major Russian petroleum companies and their subsidiaries. His work with these companies includes close analyses of Russian oil and gas law, markets and product sales arrangements, and company operations. On projects in other areas of the world, Tuchman analyzes the revenues that are negotiated through concession systems, production sharing agreements, and service contracts.

Economic evaluations performed by Tuchman have been used by clients to negotiate acquisitions and divestitures, to secure development capital from financial institutions, and internally for asset management and project prioritization. He has collaborated with multidisciplinary client teams internationally to build comprehensive economic models for these purposes and to support other specific analyses.