Sonatrach to Deploy Pipeline Software from Energy Solutions Int'l

Energy Solutions International announced that Sonatrach will deploy PipelineManager® and PipelineStudio® advanced software applications on three 549-km parallel pipelines transporting natural gas in the Hassi R'mei and Oued Saf Saf pipeline corridor.

ESI's industry leading pipeline management, leak detection and design software applications were selected as part of this major pipeline project by Safir Engineering, a consulting firm responsible for automating Sonatrach's new pipelines. Sonatrach is a new customer for ESI.

"We are very impressed with the functionality and ESI's technical approach to our needs," said Pascal Leulier, president of Safir, the system integrator approved by Sonatrach.

PipelineManager provides the industry's most advanced and proven functionality for real-time modeling, over/under pressure analysis, composition tracking, predictive and look-ahead modeling. PipelineStudio is an industry leading application for design and engineering.

"Sonatrach is committed to implementing the best technology available in order to maintain its competitive advantage and to guarantee the security and safety of its operations," said Rene L. Varon, vice president of global sales for ESI. "Safir selected ESI solutions because they expressly meet Sonatrach’s requirements."