Gas Flare Management

Gas Flare Mgmt


  • To provide a software tool to evaluate opportunities when associated products and services (like Virtual Pipeline) can be marketed and sold
  • Develop methodology that could be used to help solve problems within different subsets of Gas Flaring Management


  • Evaluate existing software
    • Public domain
    • Commercial
    • Custom
  • Develop cost functions
    • Capital Cost
    • Operating Cost
  • Evaluate cost functions on sample network


  • Identified crossover point between cost of Truck vs. Pipeline distribution
  • Highlight prospective situations where GE could sell the Virtual Pipeline concept and equipment to customers
Research Area
Energy and the Environment
Manufacturing, Automation, and Control
Project Type
Sales and Distribution
Funding Agency/Sponsor
General Electric
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