About JMA

JMA Energy Company, LLC is a privately-held oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with operations primarily in Oklahoma and the Mid-Continent.

Since its founding in 1986 by Jeffrey McDougall, JMA has grown into one of the pre-eminent family-owned private oil and gas entities in Oklahoma. We are continuing to grow as we respond to the ever-changing challenges and opportunities of the industry with a skill set honed by competition with larger competitors.

JMA’s staff of experienced professionals internally handles all facets of its prospect development, from identifying the prospect, acquiring the interest, drilling the wells and marketing the production.

Meet the people who guide JMA Energy Company


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JEFFREY J MCDOUGALL is the President and owner of JMA Energy Company, which he founded in 1986. JMA is a privately owned oil and gas exploration company with interests in over 2000 oil and gas wells primarily in the deep Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma. In addition, Mr. McDougall has interests in various energy service companies, as well as diversified interests in casinos, horse racing, gaming technology and commercial and residential real estate. JMA and its affiliated companies are headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Mr. McDougall has been an active member of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association (OIPA) and, its successor, The Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma, ultimately serving as its Chairman from 2015 to 2017. Mr. McDougall is currently a Chairman Emeritus on the Board of Directors, and has had other prior leadership positions including, Executive Committee, Vice Chairman, Treasurer and Federal Issues Committee Co- Chairman. In addition, Mr. McDougall has served as the President of the Wildcatters Club of Oklahoma while leading its political efforts, including providing testimony before committees of the United States Senate and House on several occasions in support of oil and gas producers issues.

Mr. McDougall holds a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Tulsa and has served as a past member of the Board of Trustees of The University of Tulsa. In October of 2010, The University of Tulsa recognized Mr. McDougall’s continued commitment and support by naming its McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering in his honor. In April 2013, Mr. McDougall was inducted into the College of Engineering and Natural Science Hall of Fame at The University of Tulsa.

Mr. McDougall has served as a past Director of the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center and is currently serving on the Special Care, Inc. Board of Directors in Oklahoma City, The University of Tulsa McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering Industry Advisory Board, the University of Texas MDA Anderson Cancer Center Board of Visitors in Houston, Texas, and The ECL Entertainment Board which holds assets for Kentucky Downs Racetrack and the Mint Gaming Hall.


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Chad McDougall has served as Vice President for the JMA Energy Company, LLC since August, 2004. He joined JMA in October of 1994. Mr. McDougall is the Chairman of The Petroleum Alliance of Oklahoma (The Alliance), which was formed by the merger of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association (OIPA) and Oklahoma Oil & Gas Association. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for The Alliance, and the former Vice Chairman and Treasurer. With the OIPA, he served as a member of the Board of Directors, as Treasurer, and as Chairman of the Legislative and Membership Committees. In 2012 and 2017, Mr. McDougall was OIPA’s Member of the Year. Mr. McDougall is also the Treasurer of the Oklahoma Energy Education Foundation and serves on its Board of Directors. Mr. McDougall is the past Chairman of the Board of Advisors for the Energy Management Program at The University of Tulsa, and a past Board member of the Domestic Energy Producers Alliance and Catholic Foundation of Oklahoma. Prior to being named as Vice President of JMA, Mr. McDougall served in various engineering, exploration, and land capacities for JMA. Prior to joining JMA, Mr. McDougall was employed as a Petroleum Engineer by Mewbourne Oil Company. Mr. McDougall is a 1992 graduate of The University of Oklahoma where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering.


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