Centrica Energy Upstream turns to Zedi to help reduce operating costs

Centrica Energy Upstream turns to Zedi to help reduce operating costs 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/13 -- Zedi Inc. (the
"Company" or "Zedi") (TSX VENTURE:ZED) - Centrica Energy Upstream
implemented approximately C$1 million of Zedi technology that was
purchased in late 2012 to automate 76 existing measurement sites
across Western Canada. These sites were retrofitted with Zedi's
automated field devices, Smart-Alek and Zedi SCADA, in the first
quarter of 2013. In addition, Centrica Energy will use the Zedi
Access online platform to remotely monitor and control these sites.  
"Implementing Zedi's technology is an easy way to make sure our field
personnel are making the best use of their time. They can quickly
determine which sites require their attention and are no longer
driving to sites that are working well. They can make changes
remotely and, most importantly, they can quickly zero in on those
sites that are down or having production issues", says Dave Martin,
Cost Control Specialist of Centrica Energy Upstream. "In today's
natural gas environment, using technology at site is an important
tool to help us reduce operating costs while maximizing production
volumes. We like the fact that Zedi can provide the equipment,
engineering, web portal and ongoing support for our teams. It made it
easy and cost effective to implement, as shown with installation
completed in 8 weeks across northern and central Alberta".  
With Zedi's field technology and Zedi Access online platform,
production data moves automatically from the well head to Zedi Access
in real time. The consolidation of data on one secure website gives
customers the ability to make instant decisions and changes on their
wells, track trends and produce reports on an individual site or an
entire field. This helps with prioritization of activity to reduce
operational costs, production downtime and exposure to regulatory
audits. The ability to automate the import of Zedi Access daily
volumes to a field data capture platform has freed up the operators
from manually entering numbers to focus on production and other
corporate priorities.  
"We applaud the leadership role taken by Centrica Energy to reduce
costs in a tough commodity price market", says Larry Spagnolo, Senior
Vice President of Market and Customer Solutions for Zedi. "Their
choice of Zedi's technology validates our belief that sound strategic
planning of operational practices can lead to becoming one of the
lowest cost producers, which is what it takes for them to achieve
their corporate goals".  
Zedi Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ZED) helps the world's oil and gas producers
be more productive, more profitable, and more sustainable through
technology backed by expert consultation and services. Our 60 years
of continuous operations in North America and recognition as one of
the industry's best workplaces, sets us apart in the production
operations landscape. With our unique combination of award-winning
automation, data management, and field and professional services, we
offer solutions to our customers' challenges and help them realize
their production potential. 
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Contacts:
Zedi Inc.
Debra Deane
Investor Relations
403-802-7092
403-444-1101 (FAX)
investor@zedi.ca