RigNet Appoints New Board Member

Edward Muller has been appointed to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of RigNet Inc.

Paul Gundersen, RigNet chairman and CEO, said, "Ed Muller brings a valuable blend of industry knowledge and business experience to RigNet. Mr. Muller is a very welcome addition to RigNet's Board of Directors; his depth of knowledge and experience will add tremendous value to our organization as we continue to grow the company."

Edward Muller was elected to the Global Marine Board of Directors in February 1997, and now serves on the GlobalSantaFe Board. A private investor, Mr. Muller was President and Chief Executive Officer of Edison Mission Energy, the wholly owned global power subsidiary of Edison International, from 1993 until 2000. In addition to RigNet, Mr. Muller currently serves as a Director for Interval, Inc., Strategic Data Corp. and The Keith Companies, Inc. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Corporate Advisory Board of the Pacific Council on International Policy.

"RigNet has proven that companies involved in onshore and offshore oil extraction will drastically improve decision making and reduce costs by adopting the RigNet real-time data network. I am very pleased to be joining the team and look forward to being a part of growing the company," said Mr. Muller.

RigNet Inc. provides information and communications technology solutions for the upstream oil and gas industry, enabling drilling contractors, oil companies, and service companies to increase communications uptime and cut costs. RigNet is a privately held company based in Houston, Texas with offices in Singapore and Norway.


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