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[December 28, 2012]

Drilling Info Names New CFO to Manage Strategic Growth Initiatives

AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--

Drilling Info Inc. has named Dave Piazza as its new chief financial officer, charged with leading the firm through growth initiatives and raising capital to support expansion.

Piazza joins during a year that saw Drilling Info garner a $165 million equity investment. In 2012, the company also acquired Dripping Springs, Texas-based Wellstorm Development Inc., an information management and development company, and Grand Prairie, Texas-based County Scans, the premier provider of deep, digitized U.S. mineral ownership data.

"I'm excited to be joining Drilling Info's management team. They are singularly focused on solving problems and creating opportunities for the benefit of our oil and gas customers," said Dave Piazza, CFO, Drilling Info. "Drilling Info represents one of the great success stories in the technology sector right now, and the team has a great vision for the future."

Prior to joining Drilling Info, Piazza most recently served as CFO for eight years with Reston Virginia-based QuadraMed Corporation, a leading provider of healthcare technologies and services. Prior to QuadraMed, he worked in the emerging telecommunications and technology sectors, building businesses from the ground up to compete with incumbents.

"A driven leader, Dave offers unique insights into Drilling Info's strategy and brings deep entrepreneurial and growth experience," said Allen Gilmer, CEO and chairman of Drilling Info. "He understands our culture and values, providing a great perspective to the team."

Piazza received his bachelor's degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs.

About Drilling Info Inc.

Drilling Info Inc. is the "BOSS" SaaS (News - Alert)-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.

For more information, visit www.drillinginfo.com and follow us at @drillinginfo or hop on Facebook and "like" us.


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