Computer-Aided Ecological and Profitable Scheduling of the Oil Depot Reservoirs Filling Process

  • E. Krushel
  • A. PanfilovEmail author
  • I. Stepanchenko
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


The analysis of the oil depot activity influence on the atmosphere ecological state was carried out. The technological process of the reservoirs filling by the light oil products was pointed out as the reason for main atmosphere pollution by the oil product’s vapor emission. The principle of low-cost computer-aided scheduling of the reservoirs filling process is proposed. The proposal is aimed to prevent the oil product’s atmosphere emission and at the same time to receive the additional profit due to the recuperated vapors of commercial use. The implementation of the proposal is based on the real-time simulation of the “virtual reservoir” filling. The simulated gas free space of a “virtual reservoir” is determined as the sum of real reservoir’s gas free spaces volumes. The simulated filling level of the “virtual reservoir” is treated as the target for the control of the reservoir’s rotation in order to execute the “switching-pause” mode of reservoirs filling operations which lead to the 70% decrease of the oil product’s vapor emission.


Econology Oil reservoir Pollution Filling process “Switching-pause” mode Virtual reservoir 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kamyshin Technological Institute (branch of) Volgograd State Technical UniversityKamyshin, Volgograd RegionRussia

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