Detroit, Mich. – October 30, 2013 – Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm, and DTE Energy announces the launch of Trellis 3.7 allowing Bluestone Gathering, a wholly owned subsidiary of DTE Energy, to increase service capabilities for its Marcellus Shale gathering assets.
“Trellis 3.7 significantly enhances our gas gathering services in a unique way so that we can tailor services to our customers,” said Steve Richman, DTE Energy Manager – Business Development. “We are pleased with the flawless implementation and all the new configurable features Trellis 3.7 provides”.
Trellis is the only secure cloud, web-based natural gas gathering and pipeline transaction management solution in the marketplace. Managing over 5bcf of gas transportation per day, Trellis helps energy service providers stay ahead of the curve in the ever-changing and unique world of natural gas transportation management. Trellis, the most configurable platform in the natural gas industry, allowing users to manage the complex natural gas transportation business of various asset types, while performing business functions at a lower total cost of ownership. Trellis significantly enhances DTE Pipeline’s ability to manage all commercial activities related to counterparties, contracts, nomination, scheduling, measurement, allocation, balancing, billing, and invoicing.
“Trellis 3.7 leaps forward in the area of custom configuration, meeting the high demand and unique business needs of natural gas gathering and transportation management. It showcases Blackstone’s in-depth knowledge and strategic commitment to transforming the natural gas, gathering, pipeline and utilities industry with state-of-the-art technological capabilities and innovations,” said Rakesh Agrawal, Executive Vice President of Blackstone Technology Group.