About Us

Empowering the people who power the world

We’re building the energy industry’s largest marketplace, connecting independent contractors with work and matching service providers and operators with the workforce that will get the job done.

Leaders in the field.

What began as a workforce bidding platform quickly grew into the largest marketplace and provider of labor in the energy industry. Our growing team is diverse and talented, and we’re focused on leading the oil industry into the future with innovative technology.

Our Founders
Xuan Yong

Xuan Yong

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Before co-founding RigUp, Xuan was an energy investor at Citadel and D.E. Shaw. He began his career as an energy analyst at Goldman Sachs. Xuan graduated from Texas A&M University.

Mike Witte

Mike Witte

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder

Mike previously worked at Encana Corporation as a petroleum engineer and in energy private equity consulting. Mike graduated from Columbia Business School and Texas A&M University.

Our Investors

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Our partners.

PetroLegacy engineers and project managers can now identify, hire, track, and pay vendors all in one place with RigUp Connect, our online platform that allows E&Ps to find and hire service providers in real time, with no hassle. Further, they can manage how much they spend with each vendor in one centralized place, with only one invoice from RigUp.

In the Field

Things You Should Know About Being an Oil & Gas Landman

Professional Landmen working in oil & gas play an integral part in the oilfield business. There are many tasks that Professional Landmen do on a day-to-day basis.

In the News

RigUp Wins Austin A-List Award

The A-List Awards, a program of the Greater Austin Chamber which is co-sponsored by SXSW, recognizes the significant role growing innovative companies play in the growth and economic vitality of the region.