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Release Notes - FuelsManager Oil & Gas Version 7.5 Service Pack 1

Release Date - 12.09

Overview

This service pack resolved the following issues across the system.


Enhancments & Issues Addressed

  • Enhanced the Batch Stopped message to make it more descriptive. In addition, when an alarm occurs on an arm, the driver can continue to load on the remaining arms that are not in alarm status.
  • Enhanced Accounting Configuration as follows:
    • In General Configuration, enhancements of two options for establishing the date used when reversing transactions: Current Date and Date of the Original Transaction.
    • In General Configuration, enhanced and added the Show Deleted Transactions? check box. If enabled, deleted transactions appear on the Ledger.
  • Enhanced Transaction Aliases as follows:
    • Enhanced two user group lists that determine who can view the accounting transactions. Assigned User Groups are those users who can view and modify the accounting transactions. Unassigned User Groups cannot access the transactions. To assign user groups to the accounting transaction, select the groups in the Unassigned User Groups list, and then click the left arrow button.
    • Enhanced and added the Limit Selections Based On Hierarchy option, which limits selections that appear in the company drop-down lists on the accounting transactions detail page. If enabled, only certain sets in the company hierarchy appear in the accounting transaction.
    • Enhanced and added the Auto Create Reference Data, which creates reference data including company, equipment, and product as they are entered on a transaction.
    • Enhanced and added the Multiple Transport Line Items option, which enables multiple transport line items on the transaction. For example, a transaction may include multiple products, which requires separate transport line items for each product. This change affects the Shipment transaction.
  • In the Transaction Aliases -> Fields page, enhanced the following:
    • Enhanced and added Required check boxes that you can use to define the required fields that appear on the accounting transaction detail page.
    • Enhanced and added user group options at the field level to indicate which users can view the field on the accounting transaction detail page.
  • In the Transaction Aliases -> User Data page, enhanced the following:
  • Enhanced and added Required check boxes that you can use to define the required fields that appear on the accounting transaction detail page.
  • Enhanced and added user group options that define the users who can view site-specific fields on the accounting transaction detail page.
  • In the Transaction Aliases -> Trailer (Equipment) page, enhanced the following:
    • Enhanced and added equipment class options that you can use to assign different types of equipment to equipment classes. This is useful when you need to limit the equipment listed in the drop-down list on the accounting transaction detail page.
  • In the Transaction Alias -> Statuses page, enhanced the following:
    • Enhanced and added an Assigned Status list that you can use to define the status types, such as Closed, On Hold, or Arrived, that appear on the accounting transaction detail page.
    • Enhanced and added a Default Status drop-down list that you can use to configure the default status value that appears on the accounting transaction detail page.
  • In the Transaction Aliases -> Associations page, enhanced the following:
    • Enhanced and added an Aggregate Associated Transactions option to associate transactions for use in orders and pick-ups.
  • In the Configuration -> Company page, enhanced the following:
    • Added options for assigning company roles on the Company page while you configure the company general information. You can also assign roles to multiple companies using the Company Role Assignments page.
  • In the Configuration -> Company Role Assignments page
    • Enhanced and revised the Company Role Assignment page, which you use to assign roles to multiple companies. Using this page, you can also assign roles to all companies that belong to a particular site.
  • In the Configuration -> Company Hierarchy Configuration page
    • enhanced and added the Off-Loading field, which is used to configure off-loading operations. Offloading is the movement of product from an external source such as a truck or rail car to either primary or secondary storage.
  • On the Database Audit Log Configuration page
    • Enhanced and added an option to configure C2 auditing, which is a log of users who viewed a particular record.
    • Enhanced and added options that support auditing of selected user groups.
  • On the Configuration -> Entity Import/Export page, enhanced and added new entity types to the Entity Import/Export page, including Fuel Cards, Standing Offers, and Equipment Types.
  • Enhanced the Configuration -> Trailer (Equipment) page as follows:
    • Enhanced and added the Show Managed Equipment only option. If enabled, shows equipment owned by the site.
    • Enhanced and added the Show Secondary Storage only option. If enabled, shows equipment defined as secondary storage. The secondary storage inventory is updated in real time by the related transactions.
    • Enhanced and added the User Data tab, which includes options for configuring site-specific fields.
  • Enhanced the Equipment Types page as follows:
    • Enhanced and added the ability to create and modify types.
    • Enhanced and added a Multi-Compartment check box. If enabled, the equipment type can be used with multiple compartments.
    • Enhanced and added the Required Qualifications tab, which defines qualifications that are required for the particular equipment record.
    • Enhanced and added the Required Training tab, which defines training required to operate the equipment.
  • Configuration -> Fuel Cards
    • On the Fuel Card Configuration page, enhanced and added a common request feature (similar to Load ID). Use this feature to add fuel cards, which are used by drivers to pay for fuel purchased at sites. Fuel transactions are captured by fuel card swipes at a magnetic card reader. The reader compares the fuel card data to its site configuration and authorization ID database, and then authorizes the fuel card based on programmed criteria.
  • Enhanced the Personnel Configuration page as follows:
    • Enhanced and added sorting by column headers.
    • Enhanced and added the User Data tab, which includes options for configuring site-specific fields.
    • Enhanced and added the Additional Data tab, which you can use to assign date ranges and labor rates to the supervisor.
    • Moved fields from the General page and added them to the new Load Rack tab, as follows:
      • Card: Includes numbers and letters found on the driver’s card. Populated when the card is swiped on the reader. Can be entered manually if a reader is not in use.
      • PIN: Identifies the personal identification number.
      • PIN Required: Indicates that a personal identification number (PIN) is required for this record.
      • Last Activity: Indicates the date of the most recent transaction activity.
      • Carded In: Indicates that the driver must card in.
      • Locked Out Date: Identifies the locked out date.
      • Locked Out: Indicates that the driver is locked out.
      • Lock Out Reason: Indicates why the driver is locked out.
      • Company: Opens the FuelsManager Web page, which includes a list of available companies.
      • Signature Station: Identifies an electronic signature device, as configured on the Signature Station page.
      • Capture Signature: Enables the capture signature pad, where the driver can record a signature.
      • Clear Signature: Clears the signature from the signature pad.
      • TWIC Enrollment: Identifies the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the driver. Populated when the card is swiped on the reader.
    • Added the Training tab, where you use to associate predefined training requirements with the personnel record. These training requirements are configured on the Personnel Training Configuration page.
    • On the Personnel Training Configuration page, enhanced and added a page used to configure training items that drivers must complete before they are assigned to vehicles. These items can be assigned on the Personnel -> Training page.
  • Enhanced the Configuration -> Products -> Additive Profile page as follows:
    • Enhanced and added a Description field.
    • Enhanced and added a column that shows the treat rate [ CV/(3785*Rate) ]
  • Enhanced the Configuration -> Queries page as follows:
    • Redesigned the query writer.
    • Enhanced and added options to query on Transactions, Companies, Products, Equipment, Tanks, Personnel, and Fuel Cards.
  • Enhanced the Configuration -> Security as follows:
    • Added a change password option. You can now change your own password.
    • In Password Settings, added enhanced strong password requirements, which are Department of Defense (DoD) compliant. Passwords for user accounts must have a minimum of 15 characters and contain at least two numbers, two lower-case letters, two upper-case letters, and two nonalphanumeric characters such as &, (, +, or $.
    • In User Groups, enhanced and added additional security rights.
  • Enhanced Configuration -> Sites as follows:
    • On the Load Rack page, revised the field order and listed the fields in alphabetical order.
    • Enhanced and added new fields on the Load Rack page, as follows:
      • Fill Method
      • Variance Count
      • Variance Tolerance
      • Prompt for Returns
      • Prompt for Shipment Number
    • On the Transaction Tickets page, enhanced and added these new fields, as follows:
      • Invoice Start #
      • Invoice End #
      • Invoice Next #
    • Enhanced Stations as follows:
      • Enhanced and added support for the Contrec 1010 interface.
      • Changed the OPC Item ID field to read-only on the Stations Configuration page.
      • Enhanced and added the new Off-Loading station, which defines the station where products are offloaded from a truck or rail car through an automated unloading rack.
      • Enhanced and added to the Off-Loading Station page a new field called Prompt for BOL Number. If the field is selected, a prompt will appear on the off-loading station after the driver enters the product. The number is also stored in the Document Number field on the Receipt transaction.
      • Enhanced and added new tabs, as follows:
        • Required Qualifications, which defines the qualifications needed to operate the station. These qualifications are configured on the Personnel Qualifications Configuration page. For more information, see the ‘Personnel Qualifications Configuration page section in the online help.
        • Required Training, which you use to select the training courses needed to operate the station. Training courses are configured on the Equipment Configuration: Required Training page. For more information, see the ‘Adding required training to equipment records section in the online help.
        • Tests and Inspections, which you use to select the tests or inspections required for the equipment, such as a trailer, to load or unload at the station (WI 4023). These test and inspections are configured on the Equipment Tests & Inspections Configuration page. For more information, see the ‘Adding tests and inspections to equipment records section in the online help.
  • Enhanced the Configuration -> System pages as follows:
    • Alarms and Events page:
      • Enhanced and added e-mail group notification for alarms and events.
      • Enhanced and added a Group Filter field that enables a filter, such as company or products, for the e-mail group.
    • User Data Configuration page: Enhanced and added Personnel, Equipment, and Fuel Card entities.
    • Views Configuration page: Enhanced and added the Supply Order type.
  • In the Accounting Ledger, Enhanced and implemented performance enhancements.
  • Enhanced the Load Rack as follows:
    • On the Allocations Configuration page, enhanced and added the Grid Size list box, which is used to select the number of rows to display in the grid, or table.
    • On the Bills of Lading page, as follows:
      • Enhanced and added an option to combine multiple Bills of Lading (BOLs), which moves all line items from one BOL to the other and leaves the second one blank.
      • Enhanced and added a view-only option for the BOL Summary.
    • Enhanced and modified the Load Rack and Unload to associate transactions with order line items.
    • Enhanced the Stations page, enhanced and added the capability to enable and disable stations using an Enable/Disable button.
    • Enhanced the Station Arms page, enhanced and added a new node called Station Arms, which includes the same capability to enable and disable stations using an Enable/Disable button.
  • Enhanced the Online Documentation help procedures.
  • On the Order Entry page, enhanced and added the Supply Order transaction type, and renamed Order to New Sales Order.
  • Enhancements to the Query Writer as follows:
    • Redesigned the Query Writer application to include expanded search criteria and advanced formatting options.
    • Enhanced and added a new message ‘Query results too large. Please narrow results using filter criteria." This message appears if the query results are too large to display.
  • SCADA
    • Enhanced the performance stability on the OPC client.
    • Enhanced the handling of invalid OPC tags removed from external OPC servers.
    • Implemented the ability to perform automatic daily backups of the point database and the movement system data. This option is controlled by the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\
    • Varec\SCADA\DataManager\DoAutomaticDatabaseBackups registry entry. A value of zero disables automatic backup; a value of one enables the option. At startup and at midnight, Data Manager creates a directory under the main project directory called the day of the month (00 - 31) and places the backups there.
    • Enhanced and added Bottom, Sediment, and Water (BS & W) fields to the movement start/stop variables in the Operate application.
    • Implemented the ability to annunciate alarms via the computer speaker and sound card. The EnableSound and EnableBeepAndSound registry entries control these options.
    • Implemented Modbus driver enhancements. Added the MTS Level probe, Enraf 854, and Varec 6000 servo gauges, SAAB FCU device, and SAAB radar gauge to the Modbus device driver. Also enhanced the Modbus Master driver to support TCP/IP network communications and standard COM serial communications.
    • Implemented the ability to edit the tank temperature on the Movement Summary Edit Node Start Data, the Movement History Edit Start Data, and the Edit Closeout Data dialog boxes.
    • Re-enabled the profiling capability of the Enraf 854 servo gauge, which was disabled in a previous version when ProServo and SG6000 profiling were added.
    • Re-enabled the profiling capability of the Enraf 873 radar gauge and resolved an issue in the level conversion for Enraf and SG6000 temperature profiles. Also improved the handling of European number formats.
    • Resolved an issue that occurred when renaming or copying an existing point would delete the original point.
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