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Modelling for Policy Assessment in the Natural Gas Industry

  • Y. Olaya
  • I. Dyner
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Abstract

The selection of a method for policy assessment in a particular industry varies according to the characteristics of the issues involved. In the natural gas industry, each component has its own specific features and, when analysed as a single whole, a synthesized modelling approach may turn appropriate. This paper shows that in some instances, the integration of modelling methodologies might be of great value for understanding, evaluating and formulating energy policy. Here we address methodological issues that have been considered for the assessment of policy options in the natural gas industry in Colombia. We focus on both modelling and policy, specifically with respect to industry sustainability, and also on environmental impacts.

Keywords

Simulation Modelling Energy policy System dynamics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Olaya
    • 1
    • 2
  • I. Dyner
    • 3
  1. 1.Departamento de Ciencias de la Computación and DecisiónFaculted de Minas, Universidad Nacional de ColombiaMedellínColombia
  2. 2.Carrera, BogotaColombia
  3. 3.Energy Institute, Universidad Nacional de ColombiaMedellínColombia

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