FEATURED CUSTOMER STORY
Columbia Pipeline Group
Oil & Gas
Building Reliability and Reputation
"The PI System provides visibility at the management level and transparency around problems."
- Dr. Yuelong Su, Senior Engineer, China National Bluestar
Reliability is the first priority for Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG), a leading natural gas supplier for the northeastern United States. When reliability issues surfaced, CPG expanded its use of the OSIsoft PI System™, raising operational performance and customer satisfaction - and saving millions of dollars.
Retaining and attracting customers in natural gas delivery market depends on reliability. Experienced repeat failures were occurring at critical compression stations. Needed to shift from reactive to proactive management of compression station assets.
Signed an Enterprise Agreement and expanded the existing PI System. Operators were given access to mobile tools and PI Coresight visualizations. Custom SharePoint dashboard highlighted key operations data for management.
Continuous access to data enabled better decision making across the entire workforce. Prevented over 30 events, saving $2.8 million in avoided costs. Improved customer relationships and CPG's reputation.