April 19, 2011 21:00 ET

CygNet Software Kicks Off 2011 Users Group Conference in Houston

Keynote Speaker From American Gas Association Tops Agenda Focused on Optimizing the Oil and Gas Enterprise

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 19, 2011) - CygNet Software, provider of the leading enterprise operations platform (EOP) for the oil and gas industry, today kicked off its 6th annual CygNet Users Group conference with a keynote delivered by Christopher McGill, managing director, Policy Analysis for the American Gas Association (AGA). The theme for this year's event is "Optimize the Enterprise," with a full agenda focused on how today's oil and gas organizations can streamline the collection, management and distribution of real-time information to drive greater productivity and profitability across their enterprises.

"On the heels of the best first quarter in CygNet's history, we are pleased to be presenting our most exciting and in-depth CygNet Users Group to date," said Steve Robb, vice president, Business Development and Marketing for CygNet Software. "The participation of many of our key customers, continued sponsorship from our Board of Customer Advisors, and leading industry groups such as the AGA underscores our commitment to producing a valuable learning experience and networking venue for our user community."

The American Gas Association is a national trade association providing services and advocacy for nearly 200 gas utility members that supply more than 64 million customers across the U.S. Keynote speaker Christopher McGill has served the organization for more than 24 years and is an expert spokesperson on a host of topics focused on the supply, storage and transportation of natural gas. His presentation, "Natural Gas Market Influences for 2011 and Beyond," will provide insight into the emerging trends in natural gas production, transmission, and storage.

In addition to McGill's keynote, the CygNet Users Group 2011 agenda includes technical breakout sessions, product demonstrations and partner presentations from both Oracle and Weatherford. The event is being held at the Marriott Westchase in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit:

About CygNet Software
CygNet Software empowers leading oil and gas companies to increase their operational efficiency, market responsiveness and regulatory compliance. CygNet's Enterprise Operations Platform (EOP) provides a platform for collecting, managing and distributing massive amounts of real-time and historical data from field, production and business systems, giving users at all organizational levels the information they need to support daily operations and make informed strategic decisions. CygNet's packaged vertical solutions and expert professional services team reduce the risk, time and cost of deployment. Over 100 companies, representing more than half of North America's domestic gas production and thousands of miles of major transmission pipelines, are operating on CygNet today. For more information, visit

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