New Leader and Products to Fuel Drilling Info’s Oilfield Services Expansion

30-year energy industry veteran, Michael Wayne, heads new product development

Austin, TX  (  Drilling Info Inc., the premier SaaS-based oil and gas business intelligence and decision support technology platform for the global upstream E&P industry, is expanding its oilfield services product offerings and leadership. To spearhead the efforts, the company has brought on board Michael Wayne, a 30-year energy industry veteran, as its new director of oilfield services.

Wayne will lead the release of a suite of new products that will extend Drilling Info’s capabilities in prescriptive analytics to provide intelligence to the oilfield services market.

Drilling Info’s flagship oilfield services product, DI Rigs, a land-based rig data platform, currently provides real-time location on thousands of rigs throughout the continental United States, comprising more than 80 percent of known active domestic rigs. The company plans to expand DI Rigs to offer additional attributes, functionality and data fields, including offshore and international analytics coverage.

“We are deepening our commitment and offerings to oilfield services organizations in response to increasing demand from our customers and the industry overall,” said Allen Gilmer, chairman and CEO of Drilling Info. “Crucial to the future of oil and gas, oilfield services companies need insightful analytics to determine where the next big lead will come from. With our expanded suite of products, our customers will be able to strategically identify opportunities to secure more business.”

Wayne, an industry veteran, has spent decades in oilfield services. Prior to joining Drilling Info, he was the vice president of sales at Fort Worth, Texas-based RigData, a leading supplier of oil and gas drilling and permit data for the U.S. While in this position, he increased RigData’s annualized revenue over 1000 percent and spearheaded the development of an industry-leading mobile app.

“I am excited to be joining Drilling Info. The company has a clear vision for providing the industry’s leading suite of intelligence and analytics products to oilfield services companies,” said Michael Wayne, director of oilfield services, Drilling Info. “I look forward to growing our presence and our deliverables in this space.”

Wayne received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is affiliated with Gerson Lehrman Education Council, Association of Energy Service Companies and International Association of Drilling Contractors.

About Drilling Info Inc.

Drilling Info Inc. is the leading SaaS-based oil and gas business intelligence and decision support technology platform for the global upstream E&P industry, facilitating faster, smarter decisions. The company services more than 3,000 companies globally from its Austin, Texas-based headquarters, and has more than 400 employees on five continents.

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