ENSYTE Wins Major Philadelphia Utility
April 21, 2015 (Houston, TX) – ENSYTE has been selected by a natural gas utility, based in Philadelphia, PA, to implement the GASTAR™ product as an Integrated Gas Management Solution (IGMS) to manage both gas acquisition and retail choice business practices. The company is the largest municipally owned gas utility in the U.S. with 500,000 natural gas customers and a system of over 6,000 miles of gas mains and service pipes.
Business users, IT teams, and executive management evaluated several software vendors through a comprehensive Request for Proposal (RFP) process and selected GASTAR based on the following factors:
* Superior quality, efficiency and fitness
* Cost-effectiveness of proposed solution
The GASTAR Gas Acquisition Modules support all contract transactions for natural gas deals – purchase, transportation, storage, and accounting for gas purchases; while GASTAR’s Retail Choice Modules permit transportation customers to acquire gas supplies from third party Marketers (Pool Managers) or directly through Agents. Third parties are supported through ENSYTE’s comprehensive Electronic Bulletin Board/Web Portal, which shares features with ENSYTE’s NAESB 2.0 software solution for pipelines.
GASTAR has gained a significant foothold in Pennsylvania, with 7 other natural gas utilities already using the product to handle gas acquisition, distribution, transportation, and gathering.