Quorum Software said on June 18 that Black Bear Transmission LLC (Black Bear) has selected Quorum gas pipeline software, gas measurement software, and measurement services to support its growing operations.

To ensure the delivery of reliable gas supply and accurate information to customers, Black Bear needed a proven solution capable of supporting the company’s eight regulated natural gas pipelines stretching more than 1,200 miles with a delivery capacity of more than 1.8 billion cubic feet per day. Black Bear required a software partner it could depend on to meet the strict regulatory obligations of its four FERC-regulated interstate pipelines and four state-regulated pipelines.

“We conducted a thorough evaluation process, and the results were clear,” Scott Langston, senior vice president and chief commercial officer at Black Bear, said. “Quorum is the only software vendor proven to meet the regulatory requirements of our pipeline systems and support a growing company of our size,” continued Langston. “We appreciate the positive approach and partnership Quorum brings to meeting our goals, as well as reasonable pricing for onboarding our assets and a strong willingness to collaborate in solving our challenges.”

As Black Bear focuses on operational efficiency and maintaining low overhead in uncertain times for the oil and gas industry, the company made a strategic decision to engage Quorum to provide measurement services through its affiliate, Coastal Flow. Coastal Flow services combined with FLOWCAL gas measurement software deliver the most cost-effective way for Black Bear to gain subject-matter expertise and ensure the validity of measurement data.