Remote Analysis of Equipment Performance

Challenge

Gas is injected into wells to increase production. Due to the geographical distribution of wells there are a large number of compressors (over 140 units) which need routine monitoring by a small number of staff.

Solution

Analyze compressor performance and search for extreme operating conditions, including cylinder temperature. Replicate monitoring solution across all assets using to create comprehensive monitoring reports in near-real time.

Benefits

Well Productivity Index

Challenge:

It is critical for oil and gas companies to understand how productive their wells are, and when it is time for decommissioning. The Well Productivity Index is a valuable measure of individual well health, but it is difficult to scale to the number of wells owned, which typically number in the thousands for each operator.

Truck Fleet Monitoring

Challenge:

In the mining industry, it is critical to monitor and maintain the health of the large, rugged trucks that bring material from the bottom of a mine to the surface. With an average value of more than $3 million per truck, these assets are essential to the mining operation. Working under extreme conditions, it is common for the trucks to develop engine trouble. The cost of unplanned truck downtime is high.

Power Loading Reduction

Challenge 

In the power utility industry, independent system operators (ISOs) are quasi-governmental organizations that serve as neutral market-makers between power generation companies and consumers to help ensure the power grid performs at maximum efficiency and reliability. While they don’t own generation, transmission, or distribution assets, nine ISOs play an important role to balance the supply and demand for power in North America. 

Waste Water Pump Station Monitoring

Challenge

  • Situation
    • Sewerage systems get blocked, clogged, overflow and send untreated waste into an estuary used for commercial oyster cultivation.
    • Limited data from sewerage system has historically made blockage detection challenging and dependent on local residents calling water utility.
  • Goal is to detect events without installing extensive new sensor networks throughout the entire sewerage system network

Solution