Shell Deploys Quorum's Pipeline Management Software

Quorum Business Solutions announced that Shell Gas Transmission, LLC has entered into an agreement to license the Quorum Pipeline Transaction Management system to replace its legacy pipeline transaction management system. Shell Gas Transmission is the third company to license Quorum's new pipeline transaction management product since its launch in 2003.

Shell Gas Transmission, LLC and its partners operate a number of FERC regulated interstate pipelines as well as intrastate pipelines, capable of transporting almost 9 billion cubic feet of gas per day from the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

The built-in configurability of Quorum Pipeline Transaction Management system meets continuously evolving business and regulatory requirements, and ensures effective long term support for the system by the supplier. Implementation of the software has already begun and is scheduled to be complete in 4th Quarter 2004.

"Quorum Pipeline Transaction Management represents the first new commercial pipeline transaction management software initiative in the industry for more than a decade," said Mr. Paul Weidman, president of Quorum Business Solutions. "Our growing customer base validates the broad applicability of the software and demonstrates the demand for next generation software to manage the pipeline business."