Emerson buys ESI

Pipeline software specialist Energy Solutions International acquisition adds modeling, leak detection and scheduling to automation portfolio.

Emerson Process Management has acquired Energy Solutions International, provider of software and services to the oil and gas pipeline industry. ESI’s decision support software targets operational efficiency, profitability and safety across transmission, storage, marketing and distribution. The acquisition adds to Emerson’s automation and operations management portfolio with pipeline modeling, leak detection, and scheduling together with their commercial applications for transactional accounting and inventory management.

ESI is to become a part of Emerson’s remote automation solutions unit specialized in Scada and fiscal measurement solutions. Emerson’s Craig Llewellyn observed, ‘Pipeline and terminal customers are facing increasing challenges to maintain safe operations and achieve financial success. ESI together with Emerson allows us to offer a complete spectrum of automation and application solutions to help them achieve their goals.’ ESI CEO TengBeng Koid added, ‘This is a great opportunity for us to grow our business and help solve our customers’ hardest automation and operational challenges.’ More from Emerson.

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