Midstream Oil & Gas companies globally are facing budget constrains while managing increasing pressure to keep operational expenses under control. Many companies in the Midstream sector are addressing these challenges by creating an environment in which they can make better decisions – faster, more accurate and with less risk. This presentation will share examples of how Midstream Oil & Gas companies are using the OSIsoft PI System to form the foundation infrastructure to support initiatives such as Proactive / Condition-based Maintenance, Network Management and Optimisation, Operational Excellence and Performance and Efficiency Improvements.
Mike Graves joined OSIsoft in 2013 after spending 25 years in leadership roles at leading companies such as Exxon and most recently NiSource. His industry experience covers a wide range of operational business disciplines including Production accounting for an oil company with assets in Colorado, Wyoming and the Austin Chalk, IT Management and Process Control Systems for ExxonMobil Baytown Chemical Plant, Manager Global IT Planning for ExxonMobil Chemicals, IT Manager for Texas Petrochemicals and the Center for Storage and Distribution NiSource Gas. At OSIsoft, he interacts with senior executives from Business and IT in the oil industry to promote the use real-time information as an operational business asset and competitive differentiator. He is currently an Oil & Gas Industry Principal. Mr. Graves holds a Bachelor of Business Administration.