This excerpt taken from the DVN DEF 14A filed Apr 28, 2008.
AGENDA ITEM 2. RATIFICATION OF INDEPENDENT AUDITORS FOR 2008
The Audit Committee has appointed KPMG LLP, as our independent auditors for 2008. Representatives of KPMG LLP will be present at the Annual Meeting and will have the opportunity to make a statement if they so desire and will be available to respond to appropriate questions from stockholders. In maintaining its corporate governance practices, the Board of Directors is submitting the selection of KPMG LLP to the stockholders for ratification. If the appointment of KPMG LLP is not ratified by the stockholders, the Board of Directors will consider appointing another independent accounting firm for 2009.
The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR the ratification of KPMG LLP as our independent auditors for 2008.