GREGORY K. GRAVES, SPE, was promoted to senior vice president at DeGolyer and MacNaughton. He will continue to lead the Houston office and direct a team that works on projects in North America. Graves specializes in reservoir engineering and has a geology background coupled with experience in investment banking, finance, and economics. Before joining the company, Graves worked with a number of energy companies, including Devon Energy, where he served as the supervisor of international exploitation for the Middle East and Asia regions. He is a licensed professional engineer in Texas. He earned a BS in petroleum engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and completed post-baccalaureate studies in microeconomics and macroeconomics at the University of Houston.