Fortune 500 Energy Supplier Engages OneBridge for CIM Machine Learning Solution Pilot
EDMONTON, AB | OneBridge Solutions Inc. (“OneBridge”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of OneSoft Solutions Inc. (TSX-V:OSS; OTCQB:OSSIF) (the “Company” or “OneSoft”) has teamed up with Worley [ASX:WOR] to engage a major US-based electricity and natural gas supplier (the “Client”) for a trial use of the Company’s Cognitive Integrity Management™ (“CIM”) software-as-a-service (“SaaS”) solution. Over the next several months, the Client will investigate CIM’s advanced Data Science and Machine Learning capabilities for pipeline integrity management of certain infrastructure segments.
Worley Senior Vice President of Global Operations, Integrated Solutions, Mark Ramsden said, “This pilot will be conducted with a progressive, sizeable operator who is currently responsible for supplying natural gas and electricity to over 7.5 million customers across the eastern United States.”
“The Client is an industry leader that is leveraging data science to increase safety and reduce costs,” added Kelly Newnham, Vice President of Onshore Hydrocarbons for Advisian, Worley Group’s global consulting business.
“We are excited to collaborate with the Worley Group on this project, which will involve working closely with the Client’s pipeline integrity team to identify how our software solutions can positively impact and optimize their operational processes,” said OneBridge president, Tim Edward. “We are very pleased that our work to date with Worley and Advisian for this Client has now progressed to the software trial stage, following the preliminary investigative work that has been conducted in the past few months.”
About the Client
The Client supplies energy to customers in the Eastern USA, with a focus on natural gas and electricity. They are a diverse Fortune 500 company whose business includes natural gas storage, transmission, distribution and import/export services.
About the Pilot Program
Pursuant to the Pilot Program process, OneBridge will normalize inline inspection (“ILI”) data for segments of the Client’s pipeline, ingest the data, map certain shape and ILI files, and align anomalies and calculate their growth rates. CIM provides revolutionary Pattern Detection and Interacting Threats functionality using data science and proprietary Machine Learning algorithms, which are designed to detect threats to pipelines over time using Predictive Analytics, as well as advanced business intelligence, graphical presentations, and reporting of the data that operators require to manage their pipeline infrastructure.
The Pilot Program, using a “succeed fast/fail fast” approach, will accommodate a full evaluation of CIM by the Client within weeks, with the objective being to allow the Client to utilize CIM as a key component of its integrity management process on a trial basis while using its own data.
About Worley: Worley delivers projects, provides expertise in engineering, procurement and construction and offers a wide range of consulting and advisory services. Worley covers the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets, in the hydrocarbons, mining, mineral, metals, chemicals, power and infrastructure sectors. Worley’s resources and energy are focused on responding to and meeting the needs of customers over the long term and thereby creating value for its shareholders. Worley is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange [ASX:WOR ].
About OneSoft and OneBridge
OneSoft has developed software technology and products that have the capability to transition legacy, on-premise licensed software applications to operate on the Microsoft [NASDAQ:MSFT] Azure Cloud Platform. Our business strategy is to seek opportunities to incorporate Data Science and Machine Learning, business intelligence and predictive analytics to create cost-efficient, subscription-based software-as-a-service solutions. Visit www.onesoft.ca for more information.
OneSoft’s wholly owned subsidiary, OneBridge Solutions Inc., develops and markets revolutionary new SaaS solutions that use Data Science and Machine Learning to apply predictive analytics to big data, which assist Oil & Gas pipeline operators to predict pipeline failures and thereby save lives, protect the environment, reduce operational costs and address regulatory compliance requirements. Visit www.onebridgesolutions.com for more information.
Worley and OneBridge entered into a collaborative working arrangement in 2018 to deliver machine learning and other digital transformation solutions for oil and gas pipeline operators globally.
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