Rigzone.com Applies for BPA Worldwide Membership

Rigzone.com has applied for membership in BPA Worldwide. The Web site is owned by Rigzone (Houston, TX).

BPA Worldwide will track the traffic for Rigzone.com. Rigzone has 12 months to complete the initial audit.

"Launched nearly six years ago, Rigzone.com has grown to become one of the leading informational and e-commerce web sites for the upstream oil and gas industry," said Mark Gates, Rigzone.com's sales manager. "Over the years, we have succeeded in providing quantifiable results for our advertisers. With BPA's audit, we hope to further illustrate our commitment to our advertisers and set a new standard for B2B sites in the industry."

"We are pleased that Rigzone.com has applied for membership in BPA Worldwide," said BPA president and CEO Glenn Hansen. "We applaud the site owner for providing advertisers and prospects with the solid assurance of an independent media audit conducted according to our world-respected, uncompromising standards. With a BPA audit, media buyers can be confident that Web site traffic claims are accurate, and that they have the verified data that they need."

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