What's New in Converge

April 15, 2019

Expanded Well Information

  • New well attributes added to the Well Card and data panel

  • Well production information tab added to the Well Card

February 4, 2019

Risk and Consequence Layers

  • View pipelines according to risk profiles

  • View high consequence areas that impact risk scores

December 5, 2018

Enhanced Map Printing

  • Print maps in sizes up to 22" x 34"

September 25, 2018

Converge Risk Manager

  • Risk scores for every pipeline in Western Canada

  • See risk rankings for your complete pipeline inventory

  • View risk scores on demand

  • Input data to reflect your own operating conditions and see the impact on risk scores

July 12, 2018

Document Uploads

  • Attach your own documents to any pipeline, well or facility

November 24, 2017

Daily Data Updates

  • Data in Converge is now updated on a daily basis, instead of monthly

Converge Crossing Manager

  • Users can now create, manage and update annual crossing inspection programs, upload inspection documents and view results of in-field activities. 

July 12, 2017

Updated Interface

  • New design and navigation to improve the overall user experience 

May 8, 2017

Pipeline Comments

  • View or add comments related to a specific pipeline

Regulatory ID Search

  • Search for pipelines using the regulator-specific identification number

Other Crossings

  • View details for road, rail and power line crossings in the data panel

Application Time Out

  • After 1 hour of inactivity, you will automatically be logged out of the application

March 28, 2017

Water Crossing Dashboard

  • Identify, categorize and prioritize your pipeline water crossings

 

November 22, 2016

Data Currency

  • See the last updated dates of the data modules in Converge

Measurement Tools

  • Measure the distance, area or location of points in the map

Manitoba Documents

  • Access regulatory documents for assets in Manitoba

 

October 31, 2016

Annotation Tools

  • Add markups or text notes to the map

  • Save annotations and edit or print them

Crossing Layer

  • View water, road and power line crossings easily in the map

  • Use the info tool to view details of each crossing

 

September 19, 2016

Regulatory Documents

  • Easily download regulatory documents directly from Converge

  • See a list of historical events 

Available documents include:

  • Alberta Pipeline Documents: Available beginning late 2015; list of events available back to 2005

  • Alberta Facility Documents: Available beginning 2011; list of events available back to 1996

  • Alberta Well Documents: Available beginning late 2015; list of events available back to 1997

  • Saskatchewan Pipeline Documents:  Available beginning 2005 (earlier documents are constantly being added) 

Incident Layer

  • Search and visualize incidents in the map

  • Create custom queries

  • Enable the Incident layer to easily see where environmental incidents have occurred

Asset Labels

  • Turn on labels in the map to easily identify attributes

  • Select a single attribute or multiple attributes to customize your view

 

August 22, 2016

Licensed and Enhanced Toggle

  • Switch the map view between a purely regulatory view (Licensed) and the Enhanced view which shows you the corrected location of pipelines

  • Use the Graphic Validation attribute to learn more about how a pipeline's true location was determined

 

August 2, 2016

Customizable Layers

  • Turn Pipeline, Facility and Well layers off and on

  • View the new Survey layer for additional information about right of way boundaries

 

July 11, 2016

Pipeline Operator

  • Query pipelines using the Pipeline Operator name or code and view the Operator information in the data panel

 

June 21, 2016

One Call Reports

  • Easily generate a list of your company's pipelines to submit to One-Call organizations

  • Reports are pre-formatted and ready to submit according to each provincial jurisdiction's standards

​​Water Crossing Prioritization Report

  • Display a calculated ranking of pipeline water crossings

  • Use to help manage and prioritize water crossings as part of your overall risk and integrity planning

Incident Data

  • View information about environmental incidents

  • Drill down to view or print specific details

Updated Pipeline, Facility and Well Cards 

  • Well attributes can now be displayed in card format

  • Re-formatted card displays make it easier to view information about an asset

  • View additional attributes for a more comprehensive overview of each asset

 

March 14, 2016

Map Printing

  • Easily print a map of assets you see on the screen, complete with a field to add comments and a legend for easy reference

New Facility Card 

  • View all facility attributes in a simple card format which can easily be printed

Search Area Restrictions

  • Search within a defined area to come up with a list of pipelines, wells or facilities that meet your criteria

Improved grid and zoom controls 

  • Gain a better understanding of where you are in the map with a visible zoom controller and grid labels that are visible at every zoom level.

 

November 24, 2015

Map Enhancements

  • Pipeline substance colors have been updated to match industry standards

  • Each pipeline is easily identified in the map as Active, Proposed or Not Active

  • Facility groupings have been simplified, from 28 down to 16 types

  • Where there are multiple facilities in one location, the active facility now appears on top

  • Flow direction is visible on the map

Additional Pipeline Data

  • View the elevation profile of a pipeline at 1 meter increments

  • View and search for pipelines based on License, Permit and Construction dates

  • View the Regulating body for a pipeline

Improved Highlighting

  • Selected items are easier to see in the map

Improved Network Search

  • Simplified tools to launch network search; no longer need to place flags and barriers

  • Launch the search from the Data Panel, Map or by typing in an asset ID directly into the search field

  • Specify criteria to stop a search, including an asset ID or facility type, or filter the results based on pipeline substance or status

Network Flow Diagram

  • Easily see a schematic of connections between pipelines, wells and facilities

  • Export the diagram to PDF for viewing or printing

Streamlined Import and Export

  • View exported files immediately…no more waiting for the file to process

  • Exported Excel file contains data validation for easier attribute editing

  • Receive instant feedback on values for bulk import to identify errors before import is complete

Import from AccuMap

  • Create a list of wells, pipelines or facilities in AccuMap and learn more about them in Converge

Feedback Button

  • Easily provide GDM feedback on Converge or any of the data without having to leave the application

 

March 30, 2015

Improved Search Functionality 

  • The search interface has been improved and additional search criteria have been added

Pipeline Info Card 

  • Pipeline attributes can now be displayed in a "card" format for easy viewing and printing

Expanded results for large queries

  • Search results are no longer capped at 1,000 records, enabling you to search for an manipulate large quantities of data

Company-Owned Assets Filter 

  • Highlight/view assets owned by your company on the map with the click of a button, while still being able to see the surrounding 3rd party assets

Individual asset identification 

  • Click on an item in the data panel to identify it on the map, making it easier to isolate the assets you want to see in more detail

Enhanced Crossing Report

  • Lat/Long coordinates are now displayed as part of the Crossing Report

Pipeline Visibility

  • Pipelines are now visible at all zoom levels on the map for easier navigation