Repsol has increased the number of PI System installations throughout its plants around the world. The PI System has demonstrated its benefits to company goals. This presentation discusses Repsol’s use of the PI System to monitor and manage bypass elements in a Regasification Plant, their use of the PI System as the only source for real-time data in a new Production Accounting System (EC), and their improvement of work order management in maintenance through real-time integration across several corporate systems. The presentation then discusses how Repsol has leveraged the PI System to manage bypass request approvals and renewals.
Reinaldo Jiménez currently leads his team of PI System consultants and engineers dedicated to deploying PI System solutions for the Energy and Utilities sector, specifically Oil and Gas (O&G) companies in Spain and around the world. In 2008, he participated in the initial PI System implementation at Canaport LNG Plant during its construction and made it available for Operations Start-Up in July 2009.
Reinaldo has a long O&G trajectory that started more than 25 years ago as a Software Test Engineer for Delta-X Corporation (wholly-owned subsidiary of Calgary-based Bowridge Resource Group Inc., and a Houston-based oil well automation company that designed and sold specialized software, RTU and PLC systems to monitor and control SCADA pumped-off condition in production fields aided by artificial lifting systems. With a BSEE (Electrical Engineering) degree from U of H (University of Houston), Reinaldo started working in the functional/technical support department at Setpoint Corporation (now Aspentech) assisting end-users in the hydrocarbon processing industries with their multi-variable real-time data management Setcim/Infoplus systems. He also worked as an IT Manager for Repsol for several years before becoming an external O&G Consultant focused on PI System solutions and products in Spain.