AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drillinginfo, a leading provider of cloud-based data and analytics software for the oil and gas industry, today announced CEO Allen Gilmer was named Best CEO in the large company category at the Austin Business Journal's Best CEO Awards ceremony, held on Thursday, September 25. A team of judges evaluated several factors from revenue growth to company culture to make their final selections.
As co-founder, chairman and CEO of Drillinginfo, Gilmer leads an organization dedicated to enabling companies in the $4.5 trillion oil and gas industry work more efficiently to arrive at data-driven insights and make faster, better-informed decisions. Drillinginfo's cross-functional, cloud-based platform combines integrated, multi-discipline data and predictive analytics to save time, reduce risk and increase productivity and profits at every stage of the E&P process.
"I am honored to receive this award and proud of what Drillinginfo has accomplished," said Gilmer. "It's exciting to be at the forefront of oil and gas technology at a time when the industry is going through a renaissance, and this is just the beginning."
Previously Gilmer was selected as one of Ernst & Young's Entrepreneurs of the Year in 2012 and was named by his peers as one of Texas' Outstanding Geoscientists in Texas Monthly magazine in 2012. He has served on the boards of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners, the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, the National Association of Royalty Owners and the Board of Advisors for the University of Texas at El Paso College of Science.
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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