Optimal valve location in long oil pipelines

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Grigorieva, N.V.; Grigoriev, A.;
(2007)
  • Publisher: METEOR, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
  • Subject: environmental economics ;

We address the valve location problem, one of the basic problems in design of long oil pipelines. Whenever a pipeline is depressurized, the shutoff valves block the oil flow and seal the damaged part of the pipeline. Thus, the quantity of oil possibly contaminating the ... View more
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