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Desktop

PipelineOffice® Studio Desktop

PipelineOffice® Studio Desktop provides fast and intuitive pipeline data integration, analysis and reporting from a variety of sources.  It is easy to configure and serves as a platform for other Geonamic products.  Users can define, save and share views representing any combination of GIS, pipeline asset, risk, and integrity data.

Key Features

Data Integration

  • PipelineOffice® Studio integrates data from PODS relational, PODS Esri Spatial, and APDM
  • Powerful data model browsing, analytics and reporting
  • Additional spatial and/or relational data sources may also be integrated, based on coordinates or linear references
  • Platform for other Geonamic modules

Dynamic Band Views

  • Integrates and displays data in paperless alignment sheet viewer
  • Add and configure bands from any tables or layers using drag and drop functionality
  • Configuration
    • Supports re-ordering and re-organizing into groups
    • Customize symbology and labeling
    • Classify and filter/query data at the band level
  • Multiple band/track types
    • Linear and Point bands
    • Profile and Chart bands
  • Dynamic band viewing functions
    • Zoom and pan
    • Display engineering station, cumulative station and/or mileposts

Tabular Data Views

  • Synchronized with band and map views
  • Filter, sort and group data
  • Export data to a variety of formats

Map Views

  • Band navigation automatically zooms or pans map, bi-directional synchronization
  • Displays pipeline points and linear events dynamically
  • Embeds ArcMap MXD files to support full configuration of map displays with ArcGIS Desktop

Reporting and Analysis

  • Define and save complex event intersection and union queries
  • Merge event data
  • Embedded spatial analysis

Easy to Use Application Environment

  • Embedded ArcGIS 10.x
  • Manage views; publish views to server to share between users
  • Exports views to Excel worksheet and other formats
  • Views may be published to Studio Server users
Server

PipelineOffice® Studio Server

PipelineOffice® Studio Server supports large numbers of end-users with secure, browser-based access to the pipeline asset and related data.  Any combination of pipeline event and spatial data can be organized into dynamic, alignment sheet views with synchronized map and band visualization of data.  Complex queries are supported to facilitate integrated analysis of asset, risk, and integrity data.

Key Features

Technology

  • Based on ArcGIS Server, compatible with Portal for ArcGIS
  • Supports PODS, PODS Esri Spatial, APDM, and other data models

Data Analysis Functions

  • Web based, dynamic alignment viewer
  • Overlays any event data in separate bands, including asset, risk, and integrity data
  • Band view contains built in zoom in, zoom out and pan functions
  • Integrated profile band
  • Tabular viewer supports sorting and grouping
  • Configurable settings allows user to load any event data desired

Map Navigation Functions

  • Quick searches and layer searches on all features
  • Find locations by zip code, address, lat/long, line/engineering station and line/cumulative station
  • Selects features by drawing free-form polygons around a desired area
  • Uses the identify tool to identify multiple features in a single location
  • Locates engineering and cumulative stationing by clicking on the map near pipelines
  • Query and download alignment sheets and other documents stored on the server
  • Custom map output
  • Draws and shares point, polyline, polygon and text graphics on the map

Data Exploration Functions

  • Explores every detail of your data model
  • Expands event tree with detailed event information

Administrative Functions

  • Rich administrative functions for easy application maintenance
  • No code change, no re-compile needed when changing underlying MXD or ArcGIS Server map services
  • Configurable layer search, quick search, field alias and data model event visibility
  • Utilizes configuration files defined with the Pipeline Office® Studio desktop interface
  • Can be integrated with Portal for ArcGIS with corresponding widgets
Editor

PipelineOffice® Studio Editor

PipelineOffice® Studio Editor provides pipeline operators with a complete solution to populate and maintain PODS, PODS Esri Spatial, and APDM.  It is deployed as an extension to PipelineOffice® Studio and includes flexible editing options for event and centerline data, including graphical, forms-based, and grid-based workflows.  Integrated audit trails provide a history of all edits to meet new regulatory requirements.

Key Features

Event Editing Functionality

  • Events can be edited in graphic or tabular form
  • Simple and direct editing in graphical environment
    • Drag and drop functions move facility features graphically
    • Cut and Paste pipeline features
    • Easy split and merge
    • Built-in rule based business logic
    • Ability to search, query and sort data
    • Real-time visualization of updates
  • Tabular form editing
    • Built-in validation
    • Transaction log
    • Editing supports lookup tables and special tables
  • Excel style form batch editing
    • Quickly edits data with tab key
    • Batch update field value
    • “Edit All” function, select multiple events and edit in grid form

Centerline Editing Functionality

  • Create new pipelines from different data sources, allows import of geometry and events from ArcMap and GPS files
  • Copy entire pipeline into a new pipeline, carrying over all events to the new pipeline
  • Split a pipeline into multiple pipelines, while maintaining event integrity
  • Merge two pipelines into a single pipeline, events from two pipelines carried over with updated new line and series
  • Supports station series modifications and direction changes

Workflows and QA/QC

  • Check in and check out workflow, pipelines are locked to prevent conflicting edits
  • Edit sessions can be saved and resumed later
  • Approval process based on user roles
  • Publish centerline changes to pipeline data model on-demand
  • Roll-back support, centerline edits can be automatically rolled-back after publishing
  • Integrated validation and quality control checks
  • Maintains history of all event edits, maintaining specific event-ids
  • Supports table-level user permissions in data model
  • Administrative control for data model field aliases, field displays, and default values
  • Configurable administrative and editor user levels
  • Tracks all user activity through searchable logs stored in data model application tables
  • Configurable validation rules, including event gap and overlap
ASG

PipelineOffice® ASG

PipelineOffice® ASG offers the most powerful and innovative sheet generation system available.  Operators can support the entire pipeline alignment sheet life cycle with an intelligent template designer and an intuitive band manager to show any data necessary directly from PODS, PODS Esri Spatial, APDM, or other data sources.  The digital results provide functional, high quality cartography allowing field and office users the ability to turn layers on and off within an intelligent and geographically referenced PDF.

Key Features

Powerful

  • Unparalleled combination of speed and quality
  • Compatible with all PODS, PODS Esri Spatial, APDM, or other event and GIS data sources
  • Integrated with PipelineOffice® Studio for band authoring and additional data visualization and analysis
  • Handles massive data sets (e.g. ILI Data and LiDAR based elevation) without affecting performance
  • PipelineOffice® ASG can generate the full life cycle of alignment sheets – construction, as-built, dig, integrity, facility, and more, through the use of customizable templates

High Quality, Automated Cartography

  • Utilizes full range of ArcGIS cartographic abilities coupled with PipelineOffice® Studio’s unique symbol and style editor
  • Map band support any basemap or operational layers present in the ArcGIS Desktop MXD
  • Template Designer easily guides the user through creating and customizing layouts
  • Band designs and sheet layouts utilize highly intelligent space management technology to innovatively display high volumes of dense data while maintaining a true “alignment”
  • Supports multiple pipelines in the same alignment sheet
  • Automated and intelligent match line generation

Simple and Intuitive interface

  • Launched from PipelineOffice® Studio
  • The Template Designer serves as a guide for customized layout
  • Sheet Preview
  • Imports map elements directly from ArcMap including symbols and annotation
  • Customizations and settings are preserved in PipelineOffice® Studio project files and can be stored/retrieved at any time
  • Sheet generation logging provides a method to track and access a complete history of sheet generation

Smart PDF output

  • Geographically referenced output provides ability to track coordinates within the alignment sheet directly from the output PDF
  • Enhanced PDF layering allows the user to turn on or off any map layer (including resource intensive background imagery) to zoom in and inspect mapping elements or areas of concern without having to open ArcMap or any specialized viewing software. PDF layers can be mapped to logical names.
  • Batch mode supports a user configurable output file folder system to maintain data storage structure
  • Adjacent sheet links located within each PDF allows the user to open the next sheet in a series directly from the PDF
  • High quality output while maintaining manageable file size

Fast

  • High performance automated sheet generation
  • Pipeline Office® ASG’s data compatibility and intuitive customizations allow for quick implementation
  • Batch processing is available for sheets individually, for an entire system, or for a collection of systems
  • Supports automated template selection based on product type
Data Loader

PipelineOffice® Studio Data Loader

PipelineOffice® Studio Data Loader provides an easy-to-use environment to map, transform and bulk load coordinate and linear-referenced based source data to the PODS relational and PODS Esri Spatial data models.  The module includes data validation and default value population capabilities, and supports definition, storage, and retrieval of custom mapping files.

Key Features

Source Data Support

  • Supports common relational database tables, including Microsoft Access, Excel
  • Both coordinate-based and linear-referenced source data are supported

PODS Target Events

  • Select any existing line and route in PODS
  • Create new lines in PODS
  • Select event type from dynamic list configured by Studio Editor administrative functions

Auto Match Fields

  • Application automatically compares source and target fields
  • Source to target mapping is populated for matched fields
  • User can override automatic matches and add new field mapping

Default Values, Auto-Dissolve, and Required Fields

  • User can select default values for any target field
  • Default value domains are configured in the Studio Editor
  • Users can designate any target field as a “key” field to retain source linear event segmentation, otherwise source data is automatically dissolved during load
  • Required fields are automatically identified based on PODS schema

Data Validation

  • Validates mapping to verify that all PODS-required fields are mapped
  • Confirms that default values are set for all required fields
  • Validates that new values from source data are present in target PODS domains

Logging and Database Transactions

  • Log summarizes successfully loaded record counts
  • Unsuccessful loads produce detailed logs with descriptions of source data problems, such as stationing range errors and data type mismatches
  • Target database is automatically rolled-back in the event of an unsuccessful load

Stationing Adjustment

  • Advanced settings to support adjustment and alignment of source stationing values to target pipeline

Mapping File Support

    • Mapping file configurations can be saved for reuse
    • Files are saved in XML format and can be retrieved during the next session
    • Multiple mapping file definitions are supported

PipelineOffice® Integrity

Gas HCA

PipelineOffice® Gas HCA

PipelineOffice® Gas HCA is a complete solution for gas pipeline High Consequence Area (HCA) and class location analysis.  The software can be configured to support varied sources for pipeline and structure data, and includes an integrated structure editor.  PipelineOffice® Gas HCA is audit-proven in support of U.S. pipeline safety regulations, with powerful reporting and model result management built-in.

Key Features

Flexible Data Input

  • Supports all GIS data sources: Geodatabase, ArcSDE, Shapefile, and other Esri spatial data formats for pipeline and structure data
  • Reads the data model and corporate live database for MAOP and diameter independently
  • Supports PODS, PODS Esri Spatial, and APDM

Configurable Options

  • Includes many options that operators can use to interpret PHMSA rules
  • Select single or multiple lines or entire system
  • Configurable default values for all calculations
  • Supports clustering (configurable)

Class Location Functionality

  • Sliding mile and clustering method are supported
  • Sliding mile always defines class rating and cluster refined boundaries
  • Algorithm optionally considers natural barriers (rivers, lakes, bays) to potentially reduce Class 2 and 3 mileage
  • Option to remove small class 2 & 3 segments that do not have any clusters
  • Uses GIS buffer method or perpendicular snap method to generate clusters
  • Cluster definition options – user defines number of structures that can form a cluster
  • Cluster rating based on sliding mile result or based on unit count inside cluster
  • User defines rules to flag High Occupancy Location (HOL) structures
  • Calculates entire or partial (if only partial) polygon structure falls within pipeline buffer

HCA Functionality

  • Structures can be represented as points and/or polygons
  • Integrated structure editor with custom workflows, or use standard ArcGIS template-based editing for structures
  • Method 1: Calculates HCA purely based on dwelling HCA and identified site HCA
  • Method 2: Class location 3 and 4 plus dwelling HCA and Identified Site HCA on class location 1 and 2
  • User defines rules to flag structures that qualify as Identified Sites
  • Configurable default, best, worst, or average Potential Impact Radius (PIR) for missing data
  • Can calculate or read existing PIR calculations (C-FER)
  • User keeps or removes small gaps within one cluster if cluster intersects pipeline with multiple segments
  • Configurable PIR adjustment to standard C-FER formula
  • Supports different constant for types of gas when calculating PIR

Result Representation and Reporting

  • Key intermediate output is presented to understand results and final calculations
  • Results and key intermediate calculations are automatically loaded to ArcMap for review
  • Visually displays sliding PIR layer
  • Separates Identified Site HCA and Dwelling HCA layer
  • Separates Identified Site HCA layer by type: public outside, public inside and impaired mobility
  • Existing Class Location and HCA added on the fly as map layer
  • Generates pipeline PIR buffer layer with MOP/Diameter labeling
  • Shows actual structures used for dwelling HCA and Identified Site HCA calculation
  • Highlights HOL structure and cluster with unit count
  • Result comparison with historic class location and HCA results
  • Visually shows difference in map
  • Selects differences within user defined tolerance
  • Highlights segment on map
  • Saves selected records and commit to corporate database on demand
  • Supports custom reports
  • Customizable publishing options for official results
  • Views results in Google Earth, exploring HCA and Class Location results with 3D perspectives

Reliable, High Performance

  • Extension to ArcGIS 10.x Desktop
  • Calculates single line, multiple lines or entire system
  • Monitors batch processing with HCA Run Manager
  • Shares and archives results with HCA Run Manager

Run Manager

  • Library of all runs (from personal geodatabase) with metadata (method, scope, time stamp)
  • Tabular, grid-based preview of results for each run
  • Review segments based on sliding mile and clustering algorithms
  • Preview function to compare any model run results with official, published results or any other model run results
  • Configurable override and acceptance tolerance settings to support selective publishing of new results and tracking of these changes
  • Final review and manual publishing to PODS
  • Management of Change (MoC) for HCAs, including support for unique names/identifiers, comments, merge/split operations
Liquid HCA

PipelineOffice® Liquids HCA

PipelineOffice® Liquids HCA is a comprehensive solution for impact analysis for liquids pipeline companies, accurately modeling worst-case release volumes, product dispersion over land, product dispersion through surface water, and resulting impacts to sensitive areas.  Advanced Emergency Flow Restriction Device (EFRD) modeling capabilities are included to identify optimum locations for new EFRDs and quantifying the associated reduction in impact.

Key Features

HCA Analysis

  • Supports direct (intersection), indirect (buffer intersection), and potential (terrestrial and hydrologic plumes) analysis
  • Optionally incorporates results from external air dispersion model for additional variable-buffer indirect analysis
  • Calculates drain-up, considering shut-down time, and supports augmented or externally calculated volumes

Configurable by Client

  • Filters organized by project
  • Select any combination of direct, indirect, aerial dispersion, or potential analysis
  • Configurable to support analysis methods varied by product type
  • Algorithm is configurable based on operator interpretation of PHMSA

Reporting

  • Powerful, integrated “Report Manager”
  • Interactive drain-up charts, filter or navigate by release point or station ranges, validate sections of pipeline that contribute to volume
  • Interactive pipeline profile and release volume charts
  • Detailed HCA segment results by method and type of impact
  • Relate impacts to individual HCA features
  • Export to Excel

EFRD Analysis

  • Supports targeted HCA reduction goal or optimal placement of 1 or more new valves for a selected route
  • Algorithm produces three candidates for each proposed new valve
  • High-performance algorithm supports efficient EFRD analysis and iteration
  • Precise reporting and quantification of HCA reduction by type
  • Easily compare before and after HCA segments
  • Interactive user adjustment of proposed valve locations for optimal placement, save and rerun to quantify HCA reduction
MAOP

PipelineOffice® MAOP

PipelineOffice® MAOP provides a user-configurable engine that supports U.S. Federal Regulations 49 CFR 192.619 for natural gas pipeline systems to calculate Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure (MAOP).  Users can define input sources including pipeline characteristics, pipeline components, pressure test records, class location, and historical operating data to calculate MAOP values for one or all components on a selected section of pipeline or entire pipeline systems.

Key Features

Algorithm

  • Based on 49 CFR 192.619 for natural gas pipeline systems
  • Also support MOP calculations for liquids pipeline systems
  • Supports SMYS/design pressure, pressure test, historical operating pressure, and justifiable engineering practice methods of MAOP calculation
  • Method selection is configurable using rule-based filters and available data
  • Calculation override is supported and related metadata is captured and managed
  • Algorithm assesses MAOP on a component by component basis, determining MAOP by the limiting component
  • Multiple algorithms can be defined and utilized
  • “What-If” analysis is supported, allowing users to evaluate the impact of data changes without changing source data

Data Sources

  • PipelineOffice® MAOP supports PODS, PODS Esri Spatial, APDM and other pipeline data models
  • It supports all GIS data sources: Geodatabase, ArcSDE, Shapefile, and other Esri spatial formats
  • It easily integrates all pipeline data sets, including tabular and spatial GIS data
  • Supports user-defined default values for missing source data, and clearly identifies where default values are utilized for MAOP calculations
  • Reads MAOP group definitions (collections of pipelines) from pipeline data model

Reporting

  • Reporting and visualization is supported through the PipelineOffice® Studio platform
  • MAOP values that are based on missing or default data are flagged for investigation and resolution
  • MAOP Management of Change (MoC) is supported through historical tracking and reporting
  • Results can be exported to Excel for further analysis
  • Integrated flow-chart view of MAOP algorithm and calculation methods for each Segment MAOP
Data Alignment

PipelineOffice® Data Alignment

PipelineOffice® Data Alignment extends the capabilities of PipelineOffice® Studio to maximize the value of survey and inspection data, by supporting automated data alignment and integration with the corporate pipeline facility database.  ILI, CIS, and related data can easily be loaded, aligned and integrated with other asset data in support of integrity management.

Key Features

Flexible Data Input

  • Support any vendor’s inspection and survey data format
  • Support various integrity-related data such as in-line inspection (ILI), Close Interval Survey (CIS) and Direct Assessment (DA) data

Easy to Use Alignment Tool

  • Fully configurable settings for establishing target and source data set and matching feature types
  • Support both auto alignment and manual alignment
  • Proportionately distribute features between related features, applying both engineering stationing and absolute stationing
  • Manual alignment
    • Interactively establish matches between data sets and target data set for subsequent alignment
    • Match and un-match data while refining alignment
  • Auto alignment
    • Automatically match common features between target and aligned data sets for alignment using user-specified tolerances
  • Supports reversed stationing
  • Supports source data with XY coordinates with odometer readings
  • Feature-based and weld-based alignment algorithms

Visualizing Aligned Data with built-in PipelineOffice® Studio Functions

  • Extension to PipelineOffice Studio platform
  • Display aligned data along with other pipeline data in Band Viewer for visual assessment and correlation purposes
  • Visually inspect aligned data in Band Viewer and Map Viewer for quick analysis
  • View integrity-related features and facility data as simultaneous bands
  • Independently zoom and dynamically navigate through data sets along pipeline
Risk Modeler

PipelineOffice® Risk Modeler

PipelineOffice® Risk Modeler supports regulatory requirements and best practices for oil and gas pipeline companies by quantifying risk based on any combination of threats and consequences.  The data-driven approach allows operators to either configure models based on available and trusted data, or to implement existing or published algorithms.

Key Features

Architecture

  • ArcGIS 10.x extension or stand-alone application
  • Data model support includes PODS, PODS Esri Spatial, and APDM

Data Centric Modeling

  • Supports all GIS data sources: Geodatabase, ArcSDE, Shapefile, and other Esri Spatial data formats.
  • Example GIS data includes One Call, soil type, land use, road, railway, waterway, structures, public areas, foreign lines, and many others. Point, Line and Polygon features, and offline events are all supported.
  • Easy integration with all pipeline datasets, including tabular and spatial GIS data
  • Supports qualitative, semi-quantitative or quantitative modeling methods
  • Interfaces with Geonamic Data Processor for flexible pre-processing of point events to linear events through snapping, buffering, fixed length density, midpoints, sliding mile, or variable length density

Powerful End User Tools for Model Definition and Refinement

  • Custom rule-based factor building
  • User can define multiple rules and set priority sequentially to determine which rule has heavier weight than others
  • Supports complex factors that involve multiple columns from one dataset
  • Advanced factor building
  • Supports factors based on mathematical calculations
  • Calculates risk value by mathematical functions from multiple fields, e.g. [Risk Value] = [Test Pressure] / [Pipe Strength] * 1.6
  • What-if scenarios – recalculates risk score based on what-if without re-running the model
  • Comprehensive data validation
  • Build factors based on constants, unique value classification, range classification, or custom rules if/then statements
  • Integrated syntax/expression validation for custom rules
  • Handles overlapping events with configurable overlapping data resolution – worst case, best case, additive or average

Easy to Use Model Management

  • Browse and select from library of models; view model details in a tree view
  • Factors are organized into groups
  • Activity log to track changes to model definitions
  • Supports duplication and editing of groups, factors for quick model definition
  • Imports and exports models, allowing sharing between users
  • Audits model by user and date
  • Supports justification comments for each factor, stored permanently as part of the model definition
  • Model definitions are stored as XML
  • When running model, can select one, many or user-defined pipeline segments. Can also can filter by division, district, line type and/or status
  • Supports archiving/snapshot of pipeline centerline at model run time as feature class to enable future audit defense of model run

Reliable Result Representation

  • Query run results with different filters
  • Finds and locates similar risk segments caused by similar underlying data
  • Drill down report
  • Results can be explained by pointing back to the original source, allowing full data drill-down for each data element
  • Reviews model input data and adjusts the risk scoring associated with any segment under investigation
  • Produces statistical tables and reports for each risk category
  • Reviews model input data, adjusts the risk scoring associated with any segment under investigation.
  • Reports on any linear dataset
  • Not limited to pre-defined report templates, user is able to generate new reports grouped by any linear dataset
  • Export capability of risk results to many formats including Excel and ArcGIS feature class
  • Zooms to selected risk segment
  • Model summary report – summarizes model settings
  • Summary results report – quickly filter and summarize by operating entity, division, district, route, user defined segment, HCA segment, non-HCA, all risk segments, or pipeline identifier
Mitigation Manager

PipelineOffice® Mitigation Manager

PipelineOffice® Mitigation Manager supports pipeline operators during the re-assessment phase of their Integrity Management Programs (IMP), supporting interactive identification of risks and threats, sensitivity analysis, determination of reasonable re-assessment intervals and implementation of preventative measures.  Risk reduction is interactively quantified to support continual evaluation and assessments.

Key Features

What if Scenario Tool

  • Allows user to analyze the pipeline for high risk segments and identify risk drivers for any one of several pre-defined pipeline segments or custom defined segment
  • Allows user to select potential risk reduction projects and calculate the change in risk that would occur if that project is completed
  • Allows user to select multiple projects for a given segment
  • The output of each what-if scenario can be linked to the company’s budgeting system and project tracking tools as a custom interface
  • Calculates risk reduction associated with required activities, providing benchmark values for preventive projects
  • Live risk scoring increases the ability to design integrity re-assessments
  • Live risk scoring provides opportunities for continual evaluation for pipeline threats
  • Batch processing, select multiple mitigation project options, process for the same or different pipelines, and compare results
  • Risk Reduction Metric (RRM) calculation to quantify impacts of potential mitigation projects

Risk Modeler Results Reporting

  • Risk modeler results overview and summary – drill down from company to line to segment
  • Search and query risk results based on variety of criteria
  • Dynamically zoom to map, using ArcGIS Server, Google Maps, or Google Earth
  • Comprehensive risk segment report with rich charts and maps
  • Risk rollup segment report with chart and maps
  • Produce charts and reports at the segment and roll-up (pipeline, HCA, user defined segment) level
  • Administrative control of report layout and format

Mitigation Project Management

  • Comprehensive mitigation report with rich charts and maps
  • Mitigation report creation, submission and approval workflow
  • Add, edit, and/or delete mitigation project
  • Administrative tools to define and manage relationships between impacted threats and mitigation project types

Easy to Use Application Environment

  • Web based application, easy access and simple interface for end users
  • Select pipeline, risk segment or rollup segment and zoom to location on map or produce report
Baseline Assessment

PipelineOffice® Baseline Assessment

PipelineOffice® Baseline Assessment is an interactive application for definition and management of long-term Baseline Assessment Plans.  Assessment projects (both mandatory and reliability-based) and preventative mitigation measures can be easily defined and tracked.  Scheduling is supported by the application, and large library of pre-defined BAP reports is included in the reporting module.

Key Features

Data Management

  • Replaces spreadsheet based management methods
  • Configurable to connect directly with PODS, APDM, Esri PODS Spatial, and/or stand-alone BAP database

Workflow and Functionality – Mandatory and Reliability Assessments

  • Filter by system, division, district and risk threshold.
  • Search tools – locate specific user defined segments or HCA segments
  • Drill-down from user-defined segments to HCA segments
  • Tag high-risk segments
  • Define Baseline Assessment Year, Method, Completed Date, Reassessment Interval, Reassessment Date (calculated), Reassessment Method, and Comments for each HCA segments
  • View risk scores for each threat category by HCA segment based on risk model results. Tag identified threats, assign assessment methods, and add comments by category:
    • Construction, Equipment, External Corrosion, Incorrect Operations, Internal Corrosion, Manufacturing, SCC, Third Party Damage, Weather/Outside Forces, and Interactive Threats
  • Export to Excel format

Workflow and Functionality – Preventative Mitigation Measure

  • Filter by system, division, and district.
  • Search tools – locate specific user defined segments or HCA segments
  • Drill-down from user-defined segments to HCA segments
  • For each threat category, users can add, edit, or remove PMM activities and define method. Activities and methods are configurable with the admin module, and vary by threat category:
    • Construction, Equipment, External Corrosion, Incorrect Operations, Internal Corrosion, Manufacturing, SCC, Third Party Damage, Weather/Outside Forces, and Interactive Threats

Reporting

  • Filter by system, division, and district.
  • Select from pre-defined report library, including the following standard reports:
    • 3 Year Out Assessment Report
    • 2 Year Out Assessment Report
    • Identified Threat Summary Report (Grouped by HCA)
    • Identified Threat Summary Report (Grouped by UDS)
    • District P&M Measure Report
    • BAP Summary Report
    • HCA Miles Assessed Report
    • Assessments Completed Summary Report
    • Annual Assessments Report
    • Most Recent Assessment Report
    • High Risk Segments with Current PM Measure Report
    • High Risk Non-Covered Segment Report
    • High Risk Covered Segment PMM Report
    • Reference Data Report
  • Reports include filtering based on report types, to include data ranges, mandatory/reliability/all
  • Reports are generated in Microsoft Excel format, with tab definitions as appropriate
  • Additional reports can be defined as an implementation or support service

Technology Platform, Administration and Security

  • Browser-based application
  • Multiple permission/role levels
  • Synchronizes with risk and HCA data in PODS, PODS Esri Spatial, or APDM
Facility Risk Modeler

PipelineOffice® Facility Risk Modeler

PipelineOffice® Facility Risk Modeler considers any number of threat and consequence factors to evaluate and quantify risk for any liquids or gas pipeline facility, including storage, delivery, and compressor stations.  Contributing factor data are accessed directly using standard database interfaces and results are presented in a series of interactive, drill-down reports.

Key Features

  • Supports data from enterprise pipeline data model (PODS, PODS Esri Spatial, APDM) or other tabular or spatial data source
  • Can be deployed as an extension to transmission pipeline risk models
  • Typically incorporates production data, work management system data, tank and facility data that may not be stored in a typical pipeline enterprise database
  • Can access data dynamically through standard database interfaces, no pre-processing is required
  • Supports qualitative, quantitative and semi-quantitative models
  • Model definitions are stored in templates, application supports multiple models
  • Summary facility report – organized by facility, includes total risk, likelihood and consequence
  • Detailed report – includes risk, likelihood, and threat scoring for all model factors for each facility
  • High-risk report – includes facilities with highest risk
  • Can be integrated with the PipelineOffice® Mitigation Manager module for enhanced reporting, integration with transmission pipeline risk, and analysis of mitigation measures and impact
  • Can consider surrounding HCA/USA data and other environmental and demographic variables