Advanced application enhances operation for US Gulf Coast gas pipeline

Florida Gas Transmission Co., joint venture of Enron Corp. and El Paso Corp., both of Houston, has employed advanced applications for pipeline modeling and simulation to increase sustainable deliveries by 4% without additional compression or line pipe.The tools have also permitted the company to reduce operational costs.This article presents typical functionalities of these advanced applications and how they have supported the daily operation of a pipeline transportation company such as FGT.Combining dataCurrent global gas markets require transportation companies to improve their procedures with real-time data to support daily decisions. Efficiency and profitability pressure pipeline oper...

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