SCADA

SCADA in 2019: Making Sense of Industry Buzz, Changes, and New Technology

Pipeline operators and SCADA professionals in the pipeline industry are constantly bombarded by new opportunities to improve operations. There’s new IoT and cloud computing capabilities to support the architecture, new software opportunities using platforms such as ClearScada to create efficiencies, automation and AI to enhance the repeatability of processes, and new regulations coming for HMI. …

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SCADA Systems: Know Your Data to Improve Leak Detection

Implementing a leak detection program is a complex task. However, regardless of approach, the first step toward improving leak detection in your operation is understanding your data. Not all data in your SCADA system is created equally. Plus, while the volume, quantity, and timeliness of data gathered is important, ultimately, it’s about the quality of …

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SCADA Replacement: When is It Time to Upgrade Your SCADA System?

A SCADA system replacement project is one of the most daunting tasks for any pipeline operator. The time commitment, the cost, the requirement for universal buy-in from all stakeholders, and the need to remain operable and compliant during a transition can create significant barriers to upgrade or replace your SCADA system. In fact, there is …

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When Disaster Strikes: The Importance of SCADA Redundancy for Business Continuity

When Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Ike struck the Gulf Coast in 2005, the pipeline industry was greatly impacted. SCADA systems went down, the price of oil and gas spiked across the U.S., and there was an extended recovery period. Since 2005, midstream and pipeline operators have become increasingly more reliant upon their SCADA systems. Most …

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Telecommunications and Pipeline Automation: How to Achieve Reliability on a Budget

One day in the future, artificial intelligence (AI) will be the backbone of pipeline operations technology to achieve telecommunications and pipeline automation efficiencies. That day is not here yet, but it is coming. However, your goal remains the same: utilize SCADA and related technologic tools to automate and streamline pipeline operations and to accurately communicate …

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Key Benefits of the Intelligent Operator Console (IOC) in POEMS

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3127″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] Benefits of IOC Improve operational efficiency Ensure accurate operator responses Provide situational awareness Operate from central control or remote sites reducing need for 24/7 coverage Instant information for pipeline status, volume, nominations, and delivery forecast Advanced alarms management [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Intelligent Operator Console (IOC) The Intelligent Operator Console (IOC) is the pillar …

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Pipeline Control Room Infrastructure: Consider an EnerSys Assessment

504EnerSys is a qualified pipeline SCADA consultant that has worked with numerous oil and gas companies and specializes in the design and implementation of best practice PHMSA CRM-compliant SCADA, custody transfer measurement, and automation systems. By providing systems engineering services in all areas of production, gathering, transmission, storage, plant, distribution, and use, EnerSys helps companies …

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Pipeline Control Room Infrastructure Assessment

EnerSys is a qualified pipeline SCADA consultant that has worked with numerous oil and gas companies and specializes in the design and implementation of best practice PHMSA CRM-compliant SCADA, custody transfer measurement, and automation systems. By providing systems engineering services in all areas of production, gathering, transmission, storage, plant, distribution, and use, EnerSys helps companies …

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