Russel Treat

Russel Treat is an industry leader, software entrepreneur, podcaster, and trusted subject matter expert specializing in oil and gas pipeline operations, custody transfer measurement, leak detection, and automation. Russel’s extensive knowledge of pipeline and control room operations gained over 30 years of projects led to the creation of a complete software suite known as POEMS ™ (Pipeline Operations Excellence Management System) delivered through EnerSys Corporation. As CEO of EnerSys, Russel is committed to delivering the highest value to pipeline operators by addressing their greatest needs and concerns, especially operational efficiency, safety and government regulation.

EnerSys Corporation joins AVEVA Partner Network

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:Greg DunnEnerACT Energy Services, Inc.281-702-2573gdunn@enersyscorp.com HOUSTON, TX – June 15, 2022 — EnerSys Corporation (“EnerSys”), a leader in oil and gas pipeline control room management software, has joined the AVEVA Partner Network as a Registered System Integrator. Russel Treat, President of EnerSys, said, “Through our partnership with AVEVA, EnerSys will be developing a …

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PDCA Applied to CRM: Satisfy PHMSA Pipeline Regulatory Requirements

The ever-changing pipeline regulatory environment means that pipeline operators need to stay on their toes when it comes to their Control Room Management safety program. The CRM Rule (49 CFR 192.631 for the transport of natural gas and 49 CFR Part 195.446 for the transport of hazardous liquids) includes specific requirements that operators must comply …

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Video: EnerSys GM Ross Adams Discusses PHMSA Audit Support & Trends

The PHMSA audit process for control room inspections has matured as part of their three-year inspection initiative. For many operators, this means a greater need for PHMSA audit support to satisfy an inquiry. The central challenge for operators is that PHMSA is going deeper into audits to verify compliance with the Control Room Management Rule …

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Our Year-End Letter to Pipeline Operators: Find Solutions for Control Room Management

Over the past two years, there have been many disruptions to the oil and gas industry. Yet, one constant has been the need for pipeline operators to keep product flowing. Specific to our area of expertise supporting the control room, we salute the control room managers and controllers that have put in considerable time and …

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End Telephone Tag in the Pipeline Control Room with Integrated Software Tools

One of the most challenging tasks for a pipeline control room manager is supporting the connection between controllers and field operations personnel. Because of the historically siloed nature of pipeline operations, there is ample room for disconnects and misunderstandings if communication is overlooked, especially when it comes to alarm response. If your control room has …

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Introducing Our Updated Website: Control Room Solutions Supporting Natural Compliance

Just in time for the AGA Fall 2021 Operations Conference, we are eager to unveil an updated version of the EnerSysCorp.com website. We refreshed the look and feel of the website, introduced new graphics, added new videos throughout sections of the site, and re-organized information to convey the value of our comprehensive pipeline control room …

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NTSB Calls on Operators to Improve Pipeline Leak Detection and Mitigation

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its 2021-2022 Most Wanted List that includes recommended transportation safety improvements across a variety of transportation methods. Specific to the transport of oil and gas by pipeline, the NTSB is focusing on improvements to pipeline leak detection and mitigation. The NTSB is recommending that PHMSA (Pipeline and …

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ALMgr: Announcing New Features to Support Pipeline Alarm Management

Throughout 2021, our team has been hard at work on a new software update to the ALMgr module in our POEMS™ Control Room Management software suite (CRM Suite). We focused on enhancing the module to support the latest pipeline Alarm Management needs of operators. ALMgr is specifically designed for operators to conform to the requirements …

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Why Operators Need to Form a Strong Pipeline Cybersecurity Defense

In the latest fallout from the Colonial Pipeline cybersecurity incident this spring, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued additional cybersecurity requirements for critical pipeline operators. Citing an “ongoing cybersecurity threat against pipeline systems,” DHS is now urging operators to implement “urgently needed protections against cyber intrusions.” With the Colonial incident ranking as …

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AGA Fall 2021 Preview: EnerSys Attending & Presenting at Conference

The team at EnerSys Corporation is looking forward to attending the 2021 AGA Fall Operations Conference in Florida. It has been far too long since we met with pipeline operators and regulatory managers in-person given the pandemic disruption. We are looking forward to seeing many of you October 4-8 in Kissimmee, Fla. Our Participation in …

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