Pamela D. McNeil, DTE Energy-MichCon, Detroit, Michigan;
and Heathcliff Howland, OSIsoft, Inc., San Leandro, California
The physical-energy infrastructure enables natural gas flow from source to consumer. A software infrastructure for managing time-series data and events enables information delivery from a pipeline company’s asset base to its business systems.
In an era of increasing compliance complexity and pressure to increase reliability and throughput, gas pipeline companies are bridging the gap that exists between process automation systems and business decision and reporting systems.
Michigan Consolidated Gas Co. (MichCon) did so by ...