Asset Lifecycle Tracking and Traceability Technologies for the

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Asset Lifecycle Tracking and
Traceability Technologies for
the Western Regional Gas
Association
Bob Morris
Business Development
August 2014
GTI at a Glance…
> Independent, not-for-profit
company established by natural
gas industry
> Providing natural gas research,
development and technology
deployment services to industry
and government clients
> Performing contract research,
program management, consulting,
and training
Training
Office & Labs
Pilot-Scale Gasification Campus
> Facilities
─ 18 acre campus near Chicago
─ 200,000 ft2 with 28 labs
> Staff of 260
> Wellhead to the burner tip including
energy conversion technologies
Energy & Environmental Technology Center
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Addressing Key Issues Across
the Energy Value Chain
SUPPLY
Expanding the supply of
affordable energy
Supply
DELIVERY
Ensuring a safe and
reliable energy delivery
infrastructure
END USE
Promoting the efficient
use of energy
resources
Reducing carbon emissions to the environment
Supporting sustainable economic growth
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Member Companies
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Natural Gas Field Skills Training
and Field Tablet Program
> New GTI-developed app houses utility
construction standards, work methods,
procedures, drawings, bulletins and
other reference materials
> Reference documents can be
reformatted or linked into
customized training modules
> Field Tablets are used both during and
after training as a mobile performance
support tool
Train your field workers for safe,
effective on-the-job performance
and meet regulatory requirements
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National Grid
Case Study
> GTI created a
fully integrated
training program
for National
Grid’s contractor
workforce, using
28 out of 77
available Natural
Gas Field Skills
training modules
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Intelligent Utility System
> Transition away from paper based data collection towards
mobile, electronic data collection
> Reduce the cost of compliance
─ Hardware and software
─ Data management labor
> Decrease operational risk
─ Increased data quality
─ Enhanced awareness
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Objectives
>Create an architecture that provides . . .
─ Low cost data collection devices (smart phones and
tablet computers)
─ Simple software (iOS and Android)
─ Access to up-to-date engineering information (GIS)
─ Real-time data submittal from the field (cloud
computing)
─ Minimal back-office processing (GIS)
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Current Applications
> Exposed pipe surveys
> Marker ball installations (RFID tags)
> HCA field data capture
> CP readings
> One-call tickets (electronic whitelining)
> Excavation encroachment monitoring
> Asset Lifecycle Tracking
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GTI’s Mobile GIS Technology
> GTI’s technology for tracking and traceability with
ASTM F2897:
─ Android tablet device with mobile GIS data
collection software
─ High accuracy GPS receiver (connected via
Bluetooth)
─ Barcode scanner (connected via Bluetooth)
─ Application to convert barcodes into asset
attributes to auto populate the GIS
─ Disconnected editing capability
─ Beta: Fusion tracking and traceability
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Asset Lifecycle Tracking
>Automates the entire data collection process for
documenting new installations
>In less than one minute . . .
─ The barcode scanner captures asset attribute information and
causes a new feature to be created in the GIS
─ GIS fields are automatically populated with asset attribute
information (material type, batch number, etc)
─ The location of the new asset is positioned with the sub-foot
accurate GPS in real time
─ Data is available in the back office immediately
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GPS Data Collection Workflow
>Existing
Collect
GPS Data
Create
Feature
Bring
Hardware
Back to
the Office
Download
Data
Post
Process
Data
Integrate
Data into
GIS
>New
Collect
Data in
the Field
Integrate
Data into
GIS
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Asset Lifecycle Tracking
> New regulatory focus on asset tracking and traceability
─ Performance trending and tracking
─ Manufacturer recalls
> ASTM F2897-11a Standard Specification for Tracking and Traceability Encoding
System of Natural Gas Distribution Components (Pipe, Tubing, Fittings, Valves, and
Appurtenances)
─ 16 digit alpha-numeric code
─ Standardizes
> Manufacturer
> Lot number
> Date
> Material
> Size
> Type
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Distribution Pipe and Components
>Algorithms and
ASTM Standard
─ Develop a series of
algorithms to create a
unique identifier for
distribution asset
tracking and
traceability
─ ASTM F2897-11a
─ Manufacturer
implementation
through barcoding
Information
Lot Number
Production Date
Material Type
Component Type
Component Size
Character
Number
1
2
Source
www.componentid.org
Mfg. Values
1234567
1/4/2010
PE2708
Electrofusion
tapping tee with a
stab outlet
2” IPS SDR 11 x
1” IPS SDR11
Description of
Information
Name of component
manufacturer
Character
Information
A
C
Corresponds to list on
www.componentid.org
Information which can
help ascertain relevant
traceability information
upon request
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b
a
n
Corresponds to the mfg
lot number input of
1234567
Date of manufacture of
given component
0
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C
Corresponds to
production date of
1/4/2010
B
PE 2708
3
4
5
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Component
Manufacturer’s lot code
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8
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Component production
date code per 5.3
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Component material type
per Table 3
Material used for
component
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Component Type per
Table 4
Component type
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F
Electrofusion tapping tee
with a stab outlet
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14
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Component size
Component size per 5.6
2
m
X
Corresponds to size code
of 2” IPS SDR11 x 1” IPS
SDR11
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www.componentid.org
Reserved for future use
0
Default value
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Manufacturer’s Implementation
Manufacturer
ASTM F2897 Compliance Status
Continental
Some fittings will be barcoded with F2897 identifiers in Q1 2014 in accordance with the GTI/AGA
guidelines
Duraline
Select manufacturing plants will barcode pipe with F2897 identifiers in 2014
Elster
Currently compliant with F2897 for many products and will be fully compliant in Q3 2014
GasBreaker
F2897 is fully implemented
GF Central Plastics Implementation of F2897 in 2014
Kerotest
F2897 is fully implemented on all PE valves
Performance Pipe Currently performing testing of printing technology for near-term implementation of F2897
RW Lyall
F2897 is fully implemented
WL Plastics
Currently testing laser bar coding technology, implementation in 2014
* This information is not all inclusive and resulted from an informal data request from manufacturers
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High Accuracy GPS
> Integrating external high
accuracy GPS receivers
─ Sub-foot quality data in real time
─ No need for post processing or a
base station
─ Field data directly inserted into
the GIS (with controls)
─ Receivers integrated so far . . .
> Navcom
> Geneq
> Trimble
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VDOT Marker Ball Program
>Successful program to use RFID marker balls to
relocate buried assets in the ROW
>Marker ball mapping
─ From hand drawings to GPS mapping
─ Trimble GPS and Tri-Global Software
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Other Marker Ball Programs
>Using GTI’s Intelligent Utility Technology
─ PECO
─ ConEd
─ Atmos
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Excavation Monitoring
>First prototype (demonstrated in VA)
─ High accuracy GPS to monitor excavation equipment
─ High accuracy GPS to mark underground assets
─ Worked, but . . . .
>Second prototype (in progress)
─ Low cost GPS to monitor excavation equipment
─ GIS and ROW data
─ Low cost, simple, feasible solution
─ Pilot projects being planned for 2013
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Gain a Broad Perspective
on Methane Emissions
September 23-24, 2014
The Woodlands, Texas
> Policy
> Environmental issues
> Technical challenges and solutions
www.gastechnology.org/ch4
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GTI is a company that solves important energy
challenges, a company that truly has…
Contact information:
Bob Morris
Business Development
469-223-5951
[email protected]
…“the Energy to Lead”
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