Rigzone Welcomes New Director of Data Services

Bishop Interactive, the parent company of Rigzone, today announced the appointment of Joseph Triepke to the newly created position of Director of Data Services. Mr. Triepke will provide analytical insight on the offshore rig market to customers of RigLogix, Bishop Interactive's premium rig data service.

Prior to joining Rigzone, Mr. Triepke worked in the investment banking industry as an associate equity research analyst for the energy teams at both Jefferies & Company and JP Morgan. In these roles, he provided key contributions to comprehensive research products focused on the oil and gas drilling industry. Mr. Triepke holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from University of Texas at Austin and is a Level III candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst program.

David Kent, President and CEO of Bishop Interactive, commented, "Rigzone is very proud to have Mr. Triepke as part of the team. Joseph has an intimate knowledge of the offshore rig market and will provide our clients with in-depth analysis of the rig market of the kind we have not provided in the past."