Part 2: Is Recovery Profitable?. Savings associated with pressure reduction Costs of manual and automated regulation Economics of options Discussion Questions. Steps to Identify Opportunities. Identify Excessive Leakage Characteristics. Estimate Potential Pressure Reduction.
Identify Excessive Leakage Characteristics
Estimate Potential Pressure Reduction
Estimate Volume of Gas Saved and O&M Savings
Summarize Total Savings
Compare the Cost of Pressure Reduction Options
Conduct Economic Analysis
Based on a hypothetical system delivering 1 Bcf/yr through 50 miles of cast iron, 25 miles of protected steel, 25 miles of plastic pipe; 10 district regulators; 10 low pressure points.
Based on GRI-93/0039 and “Methods and Benefits for Automation of DRs