Demand and Supply Model for the Natural Gas Supply Chain in Colombia

  • Mauricio Becerra FernándezEmail author
  • Elsa Cristina González La Rotta
  • Federico Cosenz
  • Isaac Dyner Rezonzew
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 946)


Natural gas is considered the transitional fuel for excellence between fossil and renewable sources, considering its low cost, greater efficiency and lesser effects on the environment. This has led to increased demand levels worldwide, requiring the intervention of public and private actors to meet such demand. In this research, we study the natural gas supply chain in Colombia using system dynamics modelling. The results allow to contrast both the behaviour of the production and transport levels and the behaviour of the demand from the consumption sectors, allowing to identify capacity levels to be developed considering implementation times and percentages of coverage in the supply.


Supply chain Natural gas Systems dynamics Modeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mauricio Becerra Fernández
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Elsa Cristina González La Rotta
    • 1
  • Federico Cosenz
    • 2
  • Isaac Dyner Rezonzew
    • 3
  1. 1.Engineering FacultyCatholic University of ColombiaBogotáColombia
  2. 2.Department of Political Sciences and International RelationsUniversity of PalermoPalermoItaly
  3. 3.Faculty of Natural Sciences and EngineeringJorge Tadeo Lozano UniversityBogotáColombia

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