Ross Adams

Ross Adams is the Regulatory and Software Support lead for EnerSys Corporation. Connect with Ross on LinkedIn.

Spring 2022 Conference Previews: Connect with EnerSys at AGA and API

It’s time to get together again at Spring 2022 pipeline industry conferences. The EnerSys team will be heavily involved during the API 2022 Pipeline, Control Room And Cybernetics Conference and the AGA 2022 Operations Conference & Spring Committee Meetings. Both of these industry events are taking place the week of May 2. We will be …

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2 Years With EnerSys: Use Our Workflow to Build Your CRM Program

Pipeline operators with PHMSA-regulated control rooms need to understand the value and importance of developing a robust Control Room Management program. With the recent introduction of the final Gas Gathering Rule that brought thousands of miles of pipelines under federal jurisdiction, it is more important than ever for operators to take the appropriate steps to …

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2021 PHMSA CRM Enforcement Actions: Section A – Do You Have a Control Room?

There are many safety programs involved in pipeline operations. Because pipeline control rooms are only one aspect of running a safe and efficient pipeline operation, it is easy to overlook the need to verify whether control room management regulations apply to your operation. Performing this review is especially critical following the recent introduction of the …

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Introducing POEMS CRM Suite 3.3: Our Latest Control Room Software Release

Supporting the pipeline control room can easily become complex. Our goal at EnerSys is to help control room managers and controllers become more efficient, operate safely, and achieve Natural Compliance with regulations through the use of our control room software tools. Our team has been hard at work developing the latest version of our POEMS …

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2021 PHMSA Enforcement Actions for Control Room Management

Each year, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) publishes a summary of enforcement actions taken against pipeline operators whose assets are subject to federal jurisdiction. The PHMSA Enforcement Actions report represents a range of enforcement case types that PHMSA brings against pipeline owners and operators. The types of cases include Corrective Action Orders, …

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PHMSA Issues Final Rule For Gas Gathering Pipelines: Implications for the Control Room

In November 2021, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a new final rule designed to improve the safety of onshore gas gathering pipelines. The long-awaited PHMSA Gas Gathering Rule expanded federal pipeline safety oversight to all U.S. onshore gas gathering pipelines, which adds up to approximately 400,000+ miles of gathering pipelines coming …

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Support Your Pipeline Leak Detection System Using Our Integrated Toolset

Earlier this year, the NTSB issued their 2021-2022 Most Wanted List that called for pipeline operators to improve pipeline leak detection and mitigation. NTSB’s recommendation included specific actions for operators to take, such as improving incident reporting practices and updating policies and procedures. The NTSB also identified the need for assets to be equipped with …

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AGA 2021 Fall Operations Conference: Our Pipeline Control Room Management Solutions for Operators

There is nothing quite like getting together in person to discuss solutions for pipeline control room management and how to address challenges that pipeline operators are currently facing. We had the opportunity to connect with many operators at the 2021 AGA Operations Conference & Biennial Exhibition & Fall Committee Meetings in October in Florida. Through …

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Pipeliners Podcast: 200 Episodes and Our Company’s Q4 Sponsorship

In November 2017, EnerSys CEO Russel Treat launched the Pipeliners Podcast to provide education to the pipeline industry through conversations with leading subject matter experts in their particular domain of expertise. The goal of the podcast was to bring the types of conversations that take place at conferences and trade shows to a broader audience …

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API & AGA 2021 Conference Recaps: Access Our Control Room Materials

As part of our commitment to engaging with pipeline operators, industry stakeholders, and current customers, our team participated in two key industry conferences during the Spring 2021 season. While we look forward to making in-person connections once again, we made use of available technology to facilitate education and conversation around key issues for the pipeline …

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