Node Importance Analysis of a Gas Transmission Network with Evaluation of a New Infrastructure by ProGasNet

  • Pavel PraksEmail author
  • Vytis Kopustinskas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11260)


We present a probabilistic approach for identification and ranking of important gas network components from the security of supply point of view. We perform a probabilistic risk analysis of a regional European gas transmission network under selected attack scenarios. Moreover, in order to evaluate security of supply consequences of a new gas infrastructure project, this analysis is performed twice: before and after the infrastructure project. The results of 1 million of Monte-Carlo simulations under the attack scenarios clearly indicate various gas supply consequences. Thus, the obtained list of most critical components includes suitable candidates for the protection of infrastructure.


Gas transmission network modelling Network reliability Network resilience Monte-Carlo methods 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Directorate for Energy, Transport and Climate, Energy Security, Distribution and Market UnitIspraItaly

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