Failure Prediction and Prescriptive Maintenance for Gas Company

Business challenge

  • Large gas utility remotely monitors a fleet of intelligent meters and valves
  • Failures in these meters and valves can result in costly downtime

Solution

  • Utilized diagnostic measurements to develop an automatic prediction system for meter and valve failures
  • Service vehicle locations are chosen according to their predicted likelihood of impending failure; service triggered if likelihood passes threshold

Business benefit

  • Costly downtime avoided
  • Cost reduction via optimized service vehicle location