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The Intelligent Operator Console

Benefits Improve operational efficiency | Ensure accurate operator responses | Operate from central control or remote sites reducing need for 24/7 coverage | Instant information for pipeline status, volume, nominations, and delivery | Query and constantly monitor alarms information | Quickly identify communications problems between host and field The Intelligent Operator Console The Intelligent Operator …

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Area of Operations – A Key Concept in POEMS

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] AoO Saves Time and Money Unlike petrochemical plants, pipelines are unique because they have many Areas of Operations (“AoO”) that are virtually identical; for example, meter stations, pressure regulating stations, pump stations, compressor stations, and mainline valve stations. While each individual station configuration must be reviewed and verified, the similarity between like stations provides …

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POEMS Enhances Pipeline Control Room Operations

POEMS enhances control room operations with: Full compliance to CRM rule E-logging and strict shift handover process per API 1168 Compliance document storage with extensive search capabilities– Controller’s situational awareness with high-performance HMI Greater control domain for each console Reduced alarm floods, in some cases by 80%– Simplified alarm reports, spot the “bad actors” Reduced …

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Direct Financial Benefits of POEMS

POEMS enables pipeline operators to implement highly effective control room operations going beyond the SCADA HMI to achieving operations objectives using minimum resources, which in turn have a financial benefit. POEMS provides direct financial benefits: Reduces implementation time As little as 6 months Significantly reduces total cost of ownership Typically 25 – 40% savings Reduces …

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The Intelligent Operator Console

Benefits Improve operational efficiency Ensure accurate operator responses Operate from central control or remote sites reducing need for 24/7 coverage Instant information for pipeline status, volume, nominations, and delivery Query and constantly monitor alarms information Quickly identify communications problems between host and field The Intelligent Operator Console (IOC) is the pillar of the POEMS operations …

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POEMS v1.3 Now Supports Alarm Management on the Wonderware SCADA Platform

  June 1, 2016 – HOUSTON — EnerSys Corporation, the industry leader in turn-key High Performance control room solutions for pipeline & midstream operations, is pleased to announce the release of POEMS v1.3. This latest release v1.3 includes new features and enhancements for the software in the Alarm Management Suite (ALMgr), support the WonderWare SCADA …

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Pipeline Safety Regulations to Become More Demanding?

It seems that every week there is another pipeline safety proposal, pipeline incident or other news regarding pipeline regulation.  The recently released 500 plus page safety proposal from the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).  PHMSA would assert that the regulations simply codifies what pipeline operators already do in the normal course of business.  However, …

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Control Room Manager

Introducing CRMgr is a control room electronic logbook and shift handover that ensures operators are in compliance with the reporting requirements of 49 CFR 192.631 and 195.445. The cornerstone of CRMgr is a structured methodology for shift handover in full compliance with the latest CRM requirements and API 1168, Pipeline Control Room Management. Controllers select …

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The Importance of Alarm Management

Introducing Alarm Management for Midstream and Pipeline Operations ALMgr contains tools, features, and documentation for managing the alarm rationalization process, assisting controller response to alarm with alarm response sheets, and generating reports that exceed the CRM requirements. Key Benefits of ALMgr Cut cost of rationalization in half using copy and paste Analyze the KPI results …

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