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SOURCE Drilling Info, Inc.
Former Chesapeake vice president to lend unconventional play experience to growth-focused board
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drillinginfo Inc., the leading SaaS and data analytics company for energy exploration decision support, today announced the appointment of Scott Sachs to its board of directors. In this role, Sachs will bring his extensive unconventional play experience to Drillinginfo's team, focused on growing the company's comprehensive analytics capabilities for the oil and gas industry.
Sachs has more than 27 years of leadership experience in the oil and gas industry, and has held E&P portfolio growth and development roles at Chesapeake Energy and Marathon Oil Company. He currently sits on the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Corporate Advisory Board.
"Sachs brings years of hands-on experience – from drilling to acquisition and divestitures – which will greatly benefit Drillinginfo in the coming years," said Allen Gilmer, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Drillinginfo. "His deep expertise in unconventionals and proven track record of success and leadership make him a valuable addition to our board of directors."
Throughout his career Sachs has worked in many different oil and gas exploration capacities to further enhance portfolio and investment strategies focused on unconventional plays worldwide.
"I'm excited to join the Drillinginfo board of directors during this pivotal time in the company's evolution," said Sachs. "I look forward to being part of a company that is solving some of the oil and gas industry's most complex problems and directly increasing the earning capacity of its customers."
Sachs will play a key role in supporting Drillinginfo's market expansion strategy through the acquisition of new technologies and capabilities, and expansion into adjacent markets.
About Drillinginfo, Inc.
Drillinginfo is the leading SaaS and data analytics company for energy exploration decision support, helping the oil and gas industry achieve better, faster results. Founded in 1999, the company's Predictive Decision Platform combines intelligence, analytics, tools and services in one seamless, cloud-based system to deliver productivity and value at every stage of the E&P process. Drillinginfo services more than 3,200 companies globally from its Austin, Texas-based headquarters, and has more than 500 employees on five continents. For more information, visit www.drillinginfo.com.
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