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ITEM               FUNCTIONAL AREA                           FUNCTION DESCRIPTION                               S-TMS COMPONENT
  1    Calculations and plug-ins     Architecture to allow detailed specification of required calculations         S-TMS Server
                                     given the available data and inventory characteristics: strapped/non
                                     strapped tanks, temperature correction, shell temperature
                                     correction, water content, BSW content, density hydrometer
                                     correction, VCF for crudes, lubes, gasolines, LGPs, asphalts, etc. API
                                     fixed roofs tanks, floating roof tanks, spheres, bullets, open/closed
                                     containers, etc, solid inventories, inventories measured by item/area,
                                     etc.

 2     Calculations and plug-ins     Architecture to allow detailed specification of required calculations        S-TMS Server
                                     given the available data and streams characteristics: gross/net
                                     standard/actual volume or mass, qualities at reference or observed
                                     temperature, with or without composition, gas to liquid or liquid to
                                     gas transfers, FOE calculation, Liquid/Gas equivalent calculation,
                                     weight scale open/closed containers, etc.

 3     Calculations and plug-ins     Calculate and store inventory measurements for different types of            S-TMS Server
                                     tank (eg API, API floating roof, sphere, bullet), all types of materials
                                     (crudes, gasolines, asphalts, lubes, LPGs, etc), all material states
                                     (liquid, gas, solid) and different type of available information (eg
                                     strapping table or geometry, bob and tape, level, gross volume, net
                                     volume, net mass, density at reference temperature, density at
                                     observed temperature, BSW, density from composition, etc), in any
                                     unit of measure.

 4     Calculations and plug-ins     Movements can span several balance periods and contain one or                S-TMS Server
                                     more transfers. Transfers are parts of the movement that must be
                                     contained within the balance period.
 5     Calculations and plug-ins     Calculates movement quantities and tolerances using all available            S-TMS Server
                                     data sources (source tank inventory differences, destination tank
                                     inventory differences, weigh scale data, meters data) and stores all of
                                     them simultaneously.
 6     Calculations and plug-ins     Handles solid inventories which can be measure either in volume,             S-TMS Server
                                     mass, area or single items.
 7     Calculations and plug-ins     Calculates and store inventory reclassifications (material changes in        S-TMS Server
                                     tanks, even if they occur in the middle of the analysis period)

 8     Calculations and plug-ins     Calculates and store process flow quantities and tolerances for              S-TMS Server
                                     different type of available information (e.g. gross/net mass,
                                     gross/net volume, standard/at ref temperature volume, weight,
                                     gas/liquid volume)




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ITEM               FUNCTIONAL AREA                          FUNCTION DESCRIPTION                                 S-TMS COMPONENT
  9    Calculations and plug-ins     Handle "Balance type" inventories in which every day final inventory           S-TMS Server
                                     is automatically calculated given the inputs and outputs of the node.
                                     Balances usually represent paper transactions of one material,
                                     typically balance between receipts and shipments when hiring
                                     storage space in third party tanks.

 10    Calculations and plug-ins     Allows entry of tank composition measures in %mass, %volume or                 S-TMS Server
                                     molar fraction and calculates density from composition.

 11    Calculations and plug-ins     Stores dependencies between measures and between measures and                  S-TMS Server
                                     movements. When a change occurs, dependant
                                     measures/movements are recalculated to keep data consistency.

 12    Calculations and plug-ins     Tracks the complete lifecycle of any                                        S-TMS Audit Module
                                     measurement/movement/flow/planning specification/composition
                                     measurement/transfer/transfer composition/case study values from
                                     the moment of its creation.

 13    Calculations and plug-ins     Logs user modifications of period data.                                        S-TMS Server
 14    Calculations and plug-ins     Tracks of the calculation status of solver, composition module and             S-TMS Server
                                     pipeline module.
 15    Calculations and plug-ins     Calculate Fuel Oil equivalent (FOE) for gas lines based on the                 S-TMS Server
                                     composition of the gas and components properties.
 16    Calculations and plug-ins                                                                                    S-TMS Server
                                     Allows entry of flows/movements composition measures in mass,
                                     mol or volume and calculates qualities from composition.
 17    Calculations and plug-ins     Calculates liquid or gas equivalent for gas and liquid lines respectively      S-TMS Server
                                     based on the composition of the line and components properties.

 18    Calculations and plug-ins     Ability to add new units of measure.                                           S-TMS Server
 19    Calculations and plug-ins     Configuration of Biases and Zero values for measurement                        S-TMS Server
                                     instruments to automatically perform meter corrections.
 20    Modeling                      Configuration via forms available through the Web Client. Duplication          S-TMS Server
                                     of existing objects to easily create other objects with all detailed
                                     information already configured (properties, groups, usage
                                     parameters, materials, etc). Graphical modeling is not necessary
                                     since model is automatically generated.

 21    Modeling                      Creation of a number models. Models can be edited and deleted.                 S-TMS Server
                                     Time-based models with versioning. Models can have any number of
                                     nodes, node groups, connections and connection groups.

 22    Modeling                      Creation, edition and deletion of materials, configured material               S-TMS Server
                                     properties and assignment of materials to material groups.




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ITEM              FUNCTIONAL AREA                          FUNCTION DESCRIPTION                                S-TMS COMPONENT
  23   Modeling                     Determination of which VCF standard must be used for each                     S-TMS Server
                                    material; including VCF standards for: crudes, naphtas, LPGs,
                                    asphalts, ammonia, biodiesel, chlorine, ethanol, lubes, aromatic
                                    hydrocarbons, benzene, ethylbenzene, cyclohexane, cumene, xilene,
                                    stirene, toluene, etc.
 24    Modeling                     Creation, edition and deletion of materials groups and assignment of         S-TMS Server
                                    materials to material groups.
 25    Modeling                     Creation, edition and deletion of any number of nodes (tanks, nodes,         S-TMS Server
                                    processes, receipts, shipments, balances, pipelines). Time-based
                                    nodes and new versions can be created. Ability to assign materials to
                                    nodes, configure properties, plug-ins, data sources and usage
                                    parameters that allow customization of input screens and summary
                                    screens. Nodes are assigned to node groups and models.


 26    Modeling                     Creation, edition and deletion of any number of connections                  S-TMS Server
                                    (transfers, flows and reclassifications). Time-based connections and
                                    new versions can be created. S-TMS allows to configure properties,
                                    plug-ins, data sources and usage parameters that allow
                                    customization of input screens and summary screens. Connections
                                    are assigned to connection groups and models.

 27    Modeling                     Create, edit and delete node groups. Time-based node groups and              S-TMS Server
                                    new versions can be created. Node groups contain nodes and belong
                                    to models. Nodes groups allows to customize data entry areas,
                                    reports, calculation boundaries and connector boundaries.

 28    Modeling                     Creation, edition and deletion of connection groups. Time-based              S-TMS Server
                                    connection groups and new versions can be created. Connection
                                    groups contain connections and belong to models. Connection
                                    groups allows to customize data entry areas, reports and connector
                                    boundaries.
 29    Modeling                     Creation, edition and deletion of strapping tables, floating roof tables     S-TMS Server
                                    and custom tables used in plug-in calculations and information plug-
                                    ins.
 30    Modeling                     Creation, edition and deletion of information plug-ins used to               S-TMS Server
                                    configure information custom properties in nodes and connections.

 31    Modeling                     Creation, edition and deletion of periods and change their statuses.         S-TMS Server

 32    Modeling                     Role based user permissions that can be detailed assigned on a               S-TMS Server
                                    model and period status basis. System level permissions are also
                                    available.




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ITEM              FUNCTIONAL AREA                         FUNCTION DESCRIPTION                                     S-TMS COMPONENT
  33   Modeling                     Storage of the complete history of the configuration of the model;                S-TMS Server
                                    when the model changes, which is a normal situation in a plant
                                    because new meters, tanks, etc., are installed, the user can still
                                    return to the previous periods and recall the valid configurations at
                                    that moment for re-reconciliations, re-reporting, etc.

 34    Modeling                     All data entry screen are highy customizable.                                      S-TMS Server
 35    Modeling                     User interface screens to configure objects in detail: names,                      S-TMS Server
                                    descriptions, properties, attributes, units of measure, units profiles,
                                    tag names, historian units, biases, zero, % min good values, strapping
                                    tables, etc.
 36    Modeling                     Ability to review of the model topology by displaying the flow                 S-TMS Model Editor
                                    diagram of the model.
 37    Reports                      Inventory reports: Detailed measurements, Inventory by tank,                 S-TMS Standard Reports
                                    Inventory summary, Material inventories, Tank maximum, working
                                    and current volume.
 38    Reports                      Tank movements reports: Tank movements, Tank inlet movements                 S-TMS Standard Reports
                                    (With %), Tank movements (Summary).
 39    Reports                      Transfers and flows reports: Flow list, Transfer list.                       S-TMS Standard Reports
 40    Reports                      Balance reports: Material Balance, Net production, Net production            S-TMS Standard Reports
                                    (With % feed), Net production (With averages), Net production (With
                                    averages and % feed), Mass losses, Units yield, Material change
                                    analysis.
 41    Reports                      Receipts and Shipments reports: Receipts and shipments by material,          S-TMS Standard Reports
                                    Receipts and shipments by node, Receipts and shipments by node
                                    and period, Receipts and shipments by transportation mode.

 42    Reports                      Configuration reports: Data entry properties - Connections, Data             S-TMS Standard Reports
                                    entry properties - Nodes.
 43    Reports                      Composition reports: Inventory by tank by component, Material              S-TMS Composition Tracking
                                    balance by components, Net production (with averages and % feed)                   Module
                                    by component, Receipts and shipments by material (by components),
                                    Receipts and shipments by node (by components), Receipts and
                                    shipments by node and period (by components), Receipts and
                                    shipments by transportation mode (by components), Units yield by
                                    components.

 44    Reports                      Pipeline reports: Material inventories (with pipe components), Pipe S-TMS Pipeline Tracking Module
                                    inventory and imbalance by batch/segment (Detailed), Pipe inventory
                                    and imbalance by segment/batch, Pipe inventory by
                                    material/segment, Pipe inventory by segment/batch, Transfer list
                                    (with batch information).

 45    Reports                      Planning reports: Production planning tracking.                           S-TMS Planning Tracking Module




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ITEM             FUNCTIONAL AREA                         FUNCTION DESCRIPTION                                       S-TMS COMPONENT
  46   Reports                     Report time frame specification.                                               S-TMS Standard Reports
  47   Reports                     Report units of measure configuration.                                         S-TMS Standard Reports
  48   Reports                     Reports on mass and/or volume basis.                                           S-TMS Standard Reports
  49   Reports                     Reports generated in PDF, HTML and Excel format.                               S-TMS Standard Reports
  50   Reports                     Reports with trends for weekly/monthly/year evolution can be                   S-TMS Standard Reports
                                   configured.
 51    Reports                     Standard Reports can be customized. New reports can be created.                S-TMS Report Designer

 52    WEB GUI . RA GUI            Web screens for distributed data capture (both manual and from                    S-TMS Web Client
                                   other systems).
 53    WEB GUI . RA GUI            Web forms to enter, view, edit and delete individual inventory             S-TMS Web Client. S-TMS Results
                                   measurements or enter multiple inventory measurements in the                         Analyzer
                                   same screen.
 54    WEB GUI . RA GUI            Web forms to enter, view, edit and delete individual movements or          S-TMS Web Client. S-TMS Results
                                   enter multiple movements in the same screen.                                         Analyzer

 55    WEB GUI . RA GUI            Web forms to enter multiple flows in the same screen or view, edit         S-TMS Web Client. S-TMS Results
                                   and delete individual flows.                                                         Analyzer
 56    WEB GUI . RA GUI            Web forms to enter, view and delete inventory reclassifications            S-TMS Web Client. S-TMS Results
                                   (material changes in tanks)                                                          Analyzer
 57    WEB GUI                     Web form to calculate composition for inventories, flows and                     S-TMS Web Client
                                   movements, initialize compositions in tanks, view or delete
                                   composition measurements calculated by the composition tracking
                                   module.
 58    WEB GUI                     Web forms to enter, view, edit and delete individual planning                     S-TMS Web Client
                                   specifications.

 59    WEB GUI                     Web form to calculate pipeline compositions, calculate location of                S-TMS Web Client
                                   batches in a pipeline, create and delete batches, initialize batches
                                   location in pipeline segments.
 60    WEB GUI                     Model is configuration via forms available through the Web Client.                S-TMS Web Client

 61    WEB GUI                     Web screens to configure objects in detail: names, descriptions,                  S-TMS Web Client
                                   properties, attributes, units of measure, units profiles, tag names,
                                   historian units, biases, zero, % min good values, strapping tables, etc.

 62    RA GUI                      Advanced dynamic graphical environment for gross error and                     S-TMS Results Analyzer
                                   reconciliation analysis including the use of color coding to alert the
                                   user of errors as well as calculation status.
 63    RA GUI                      Model and reconciliation results analysis. Display a diagram of the            S-TMS Results Analyzer
                                   nodes, and the flows and transfers among them, that correspond to a
                                   case study. The diagram is autodrawn for the selected elements.

 64    RA GUI                      Embedded Gross Error Detector Engine to guide the accountant in                S-TMS Results Analyzer
                                   the balance resolution.



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ITEM            FUNCTIONAL AREA                         FUNCTION DESCRIPTION                                     S-TMS COMPONENT
  65   RA GUI                     Creation of multiple periods, which are periods that are created from         S-TMS Results Analyzer
                                  the data of many consecutive single periods by integrating
                                  movements, flows, and changes of materials. Multiple periods can
                                  have any start and end time, not necessarily the same start and end
                                  time of the simple periods. No data entry is required for multiple
                                  periods, as the system will generate the input data by accumulating
                                  the data of the corresponding simple periods.

 66    RA GUI                     Multiple periods may be used by plant personnel to perform mass               S-TMS Results Analyzer
                                  balance analysis around a process unit during a certain campaign or
                                  operation mode. No data entry is required for these periods, as the
                                  system will generate the input data by integrating movements,
                                  flows, and changes of materials of the corresponding accounting
                                  periods.
 67    RA GUI                     Scripting Capability to allow detailed user customization by allowing         S-TMS Results Analyzer
                                  the creation of any new commands that must be applied to any
                                  object or group of objects in the model, such as: automatically hide
                                  certain sector of the diagram, automatically show certain groups of
                                  movements, automatically set out of service certain
                                  units/nodes/streams, etc, automatically set/calculate a given value
                                  for a given object or group of objects, etc.

 68    RA GUI                     Case Studies to permit generation of any number of case studies for a         S-TMS Results Analyzer
                                  single balance period, each of them having a separate data set called
                                  "solver input" that can be manipulated for what if analysis without
                                  affecting the measured entered data; and information available for
                                  reports.

 69    Events                     Everytime a measure/movement/transfer/flow is                                 S-TMS Events Module
                                  created/edited/deleted an event is created and sent to a processing
                                  queue. Then, automatic actions to be taken given occurred events
                                  can be configured.
 70    Audit                      Tracks the complete lifecycle of any                                           S-TMS Audit Module
                                  measurement/movement/flow/planning specification/composition
                                  measurement/transfer/transfer composition/case study values from
                                  the moment of its creation.

 71    Tasks                      Configuration of the execution of tasks that will be triggered at a pre-   S-TMS Task Scheduler Module
                                  determined (scheduled) time in order to, for example, generate
                                  periods, import/export data from/to external systems, generate
                                  reports, send automatic email, publish reports, etc.




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ITEM            FUNCTIONAL AREA                             FUNCTION DESCRIPTION                                  S-TMS COMPONENT
  72   Command Processor            Execution of a set of commands defined in a text file of predefined        S-TMS Command Processor
                                    format. Available commands are: create measure, delete measure,                    Module
                                    delete reclassification, create transfer, delete transfer, delete
                                    composition transfer, create composition measure, delete
                                    composition measure, create planning, delete planning.

 73    Excel                        Excel add-in module is used to access system data through a set of             S-TMS Excel Add-in
                                    Excel-like functions that can be used in a spreadsheet.
 74    Tracking Pack                Ability to calculate the composition of a group of nodes and the          S-TMS Composition Tracking
                                    movements associated with them (typically used to track crude unit                Module
                                    charge composition and crude tanks composition).

 75    Tracking Pack                Monthly plan to the actual performance data comparison for any           S-TMS Planning Tracking Module
                                    type of plan by material (like gasoil net production, crude unit charge,
                                    fuel gas consumption, butane receipts, etc.)

 76    Tracking Pack                Ability to keep track of the location of batches in a pipeline. The      S-TMS Pipeline Tracking Module
                                    model can include injections and extractions between pipeline
                                    segments.
                                    The system calculates the location of batches in each pipe at the end
                                    of the period, given the initial inventory and batch locations and the
                                    quantity of the movements coming in or out of the pipeline
                                    segments.
 77    Connectors Package           Interfaced to typical historians to import values.                                 S-TMS IMC
 78    Connectors Package           Interfaced to any system accessible via ODBC, JDCB, OLEDB or OPC                  S-TMS TSDB
                                    standard protocols to import or export information.
 79    Connectors Package           Interfaced to any ERP System via flat files or systems accessible via             S-TMS ERPIC
                                    ODBC, JDCB, OLEDB or OPC standard protocols to import or export
                                    information.
 80    User permissions /Security   User authentication and authorization using Windows Server                       S-TMS Server
                                    domains via LDAP.
 81    User permissions /Security   User authentication and authorization using its system database.                 S-TMS Server

 82    User permissions /Security   Role-based user permissions based on roles and can be detailed                   S-TMS Server
                                    assigned for the model on a model and period status basis. System
                                    level permissions are also available.
 83    Architecture                 Web-based client/server system that allows access to multiple users           S-TMS Client/Server
                                    at the same time.
 84    Solver                       Embedded engine for the statistical errors minimization algorithm for        S-TMS Results Analyzer
                                    mass balance reconciliation. Both the traditional gross error
                                    identification method and the successive error identification and
                                    simultaneous compensation method are available.




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ITEM            FUNCTIONAL AREA                          FUNCTION DESCRIPTION                               S-TMS COMPONENT
  85   Solver                     Embedded non-linear optimization solver to perform components            S-TMS Results Analyzer
                                  reconciliation. Both the traditional gross error identification method
                                  and the successive error identification and simultaneous
                                  compensation method are available.




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