Metegrity’s Visions Enterprise® Revolutionizes Facility Integrity for a North American Energy Delivery Leader
The heart of North America’s Energy Delivery sector, a prominent leader, in crude oil and gas transportation, has chosen Metegrity’s Visions Enterprise® as the cornerstone of their Liquids Facility’s asset management system.
Confronting Complex Challenges
The path to excellence often involves overcoming formidable obstacles. Prior to 2017, this major midstream operator depended on rudimentary tools such as spreadsheets and Microsoft Access databases to handle their inspection and asset integrity data. Yet, the manual nature of these methods proved inadequate for the intricate risk assessments demanded by their operations.
A Strategic Transformation in Risk Assessment
Driven by an unwavering commitment to operational excellence, our client recognized the pressing need for a more sophisticated solution for managing complex risk assessments. Thus, they entered into a strategic partnership with Metegrity, heralding a new era of risk assessment. This transformation not only advanced their digital objectives but also fortified safety and operational efficiency throughout their operations.
Metegrity brought an array of exceptional features including:
- Intuitive Lookup Tables: Visions Enterprise® offers lookup tables, streamlining decision-making processes and bolstering accuracy through easy input of values based on specific criteria.
- Decomposing Complex Equations: Visions Enterprise® enables users to break down intricate risk assessment equations into manageable sub-equations, eliminating the need for extensive equation rewrites in future risk calculations.
- Configuration Scripts: Developed scripts simplify configuration updates, ensuring agility and responsiveness in the system, accommodating minor adjustments to intricate alterations in risk assessments.
- Efficient Data Import: The system’s capability to bulk import around 5000 existing risk assessments at once significantly expedited the risk assessment processes, minimizing manual effort while maximizing productivity.
- Customized Reporting: Metegrity designed custom reports for probability and consequence data within Visions Enterprise®, seamlessly integrating with Microsoft PowerBI, providing valuable insights into risk management strategies.
Impressed by Visions Enterprise®’s ability to tailor Risk Based Inspection models to their specific needs, the leadership made a strategic decision to implement Visions Enterprise® across all Liquid facilities in Canada and the US, spanning from Terminals and tank farms to pump stations. This expansion is a testament to our client’s unwavering dedication to innovation, operational excellence, and the efficiencies gained through the realization of their digital goals.
Immediate Benefits Realized
Following the successful implementation of Visions Enterprise®, the organization experienced several immediate benefits crucial to their strategic objectives, including:
- Enhanced Record Traceability: Visions Enterprise®, empowered them with systematic record traceability, playing a pivotal role in integrity management, audits and risk identification.
- Multi-dimensional Integrity Risk Assessment: The introduction of 3rd and 4th dimensions in their integrity risk assessment marked a substantial advancement, showcasing their expertise in adhering to complex requirements.
- Asset Risk Decision Tracking: Visions Enterprise®, enabled comprehensive tracking of asset risk decisions, ensuring compliance and readiness for mitigation if needed.
- Scenario Analysis for Proactive Planning: Visions Enterprise®, empowered them to conduct “what-if” scenario analysis, aiding in strategic planning for future risk management and compliance activities, enhancing overall preparedness.