City of Medicine Hat Gas Distribution Department SCADA Upgrade
The City of Medicine Hat (Population: 60,000, Location: Southeast Alberta, Canada) has long been known as “The Gas City” for the vast natural gas fields that surround it. The City’s gas distribution department supplies natural gas to over 26,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customer locations.
The department also provides customer service, engineering, construction, operation, and maintenance of distribution facilities to ensure a safe and reliable service for all of its customers.
A Turnkey Gas Distribution SCADA Upgrade
The City worked with a prime contractor, MPE Engineering Ltd., for the specification, procurement, and installation of all required hardware and software components to provide a fully functional turnkey SCADA system upgrade. Zane Spencer, Project Manager and Controls Technologist for MPE, describes the project, “The work involved the upgrade of an existing FactoryLink SCADA system.”