Thyssengas Contracts PSI with an Upgrade of the Gas Management System

Gas transmission network of Thyssengas. Source: Thyssengas

Gas transmission network of Thyssengas. Source: Thyssengas

Monitoring, simulation and control of the transportation network

Berlin, 9 July 2019 – The PSI Software AG has been contracted by the Thyssengas GmbH with providing a software upgrade for the existing gas management system to version 7.8. The upgrade contains important extensions of the systems functions and services.

The PSIcontrol/Gas process control system with the simulation core PSIganesi and the PSItransport, PSIcomcentre modules fulfils the essential requirements such as technical monitoring, simulation and control of the transport network. In addition to the provision of forecast values for simulation and scheduling of operation modes, they also offer a portal for version-related data archiving and communication via the exchange of business messages (Edigas, AS2, AS4). PSI's upgrade service ensures the capability for cyclic security patches while ensuring trouble-free system operation.

Thyssengas GmbH, based in Dortmund, is an independent gas grid operator and one of Germany's leading natural gas transportation grid companies. In its heartland of North Rhine-Westphalia, it operates seven branch offices and a gas transportation grid that spans around 4,200 kilometres This extensive, environmentally friendly transport system reliably moves up to 100 billion kilowatt hours of natural gas to distribution system operators, industrial companies and power stations.

Based on its own software products, the PSI Group develops and integrates complete solutions for optimizing the flow of energy and materials for utilities (energy networks, energy trading, public transport) and industry (mining, metals production, automotive, mechanical engineering, logistics). PSI was founded in 1969 and employs more than 1.900 persons worldwide.