SAN FRANCISCO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT and business consulting firm, proudly announces that Rakesh Agrawal, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Energy Practice, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Wholesale Gas Quadrant (WGQ), Services Segment of the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB).
Blackstone Technology Group maintains a long-term commitment to being NAESB compliant with its Trellis software, the leading and only web-based, single-platform natural gas pipeline and transaction management solution. Trellis is a transaction management platform designed with innovative technologies to help asset operators manage their pipelines, gathering, storage, hubs, and distribution assets while gaining operational efficiencies to improve the bottom-line.
As a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of NAESB’s WGQ’s Services Segment, Mr. Agrawal will join other industry leaders to help shape and enforce best practices, standards and regulations within the wholesale natural gas industry. He will serve from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2014.
“I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of NAESB,” says Mr. Agrawal. “As a committee member, involved firsthand in the process of defining, analyzing, and refining pipeline regulations, I will be able to ensure that Trellis remains at the fore front of the industry, in terms of its full compliance with the ever evolving NAESB standards, while simultaneously ensuring that Blackstone provides the marketplace with an innovative, market leading, and configurable natural gas pipeline transaction management solution.”
For more information on Blackstone Technology Group and Trellis, visit http://us.bstonetech.com/trellis.
About Blackstone Technology Group
Blackstone Technology Group (us.bstonetech.com) is a 275+ person, privately-held, global IT services and solutions firm founded in 1998. Headquartered in San Francisco, with additional offices in Sacramento, Denver, Houston, San Jose, and Washington DC, our mission is to implement innovative IT and business process solutions that help our clients address industry challenges, achieve cost containment, and transform their business models within their respective commercial and public service marketplaces. Blackstone has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results, with a noteworthy client list that includes many Fortune 1000 businesses and US Federal Government and California State Agencies.