Gas Flare Management

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  • 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


Focus Area: 
Manufacturing, Automation, and Control, Energy and the Environment
Project Type: 
Sales and Distribution