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Application of multi-agent approach to development of the petrol dispatching system of gas stations network

Konstantin Aksyonov, Hambardzum Ayvazyan, Olga Aksyonova
2020 IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering  
management of vehicles and the solution of situational management and dispatch tasks.  ...  This work is devoted to questions of analysis, planning and modeling of logistics processes and delivery for oil products supply networks of gas stations.  ...  Petroleum product planning method for a gas station network.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1757-899x/971/4/042090 fatcat:ytw6obovyvbk5dx7xoargrygd4

Real-Time, Wide Area Dispatch of Mobil Tank Trucks

Gerald G. Brown, Carol J. Ellis, Glenn W. Graves, David Ronen
1987 Interfaces  
Dispatching petroleum tank trucks involves following intricate rules that govern safe and efficient operation.  ...  Different dispatchers have different attitudes about dispatching and different methods.  ... 
doi:10.1287/inte.17.1.107 fatcat:uiqmf3nvnzevxlq4hiobyl2df4

Real-Time Dispatch of Petroleum Tank Trucks

Gerald G. Brown, Glenn W. Graves
1981 Management science  
Introduction The methods described here have been developed to assist in the timely control, and economic use of a nationwide bulk delivery fleet of petroleum tank trucks.  ...  These are either dispatched on small trucks, or consolidated with other small orders by the dispatcher for multiple-stop delivery.  ... 
doi:10.1287/mnsc.27.1.19 fatcat:jaigw3hywbbt7i6gnldfrfujk4

A Novel Transporting System Model for Oil Refinery

2010 American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences  
The aim of this study is to present a model by which a decision maker should be able to choose the optimal number of tanks, tank size and truck arrival rate to maximize average total profit per week for  ...  Petroleum products are in high demand. Oil companies have abundant resources of petroleum products in pipelines and storage tanks.  ...  How a real-time dispatch system can be optimized to reduce operating costs of a nation-wide fleet of petroleum tank trucks and does not address how the terminal system can be optimized to produce the highest  ... 
doi:10.3844/ajeassp.2010.138.143 fatcat:o4vknhb6p5fvtcldmeo2dcvg5u

Page 216 of Institute of Petroleum (Great Britain). Journal of the Institute of Petroleum Vol. 43, Issue 408 [page]

1957 Institute of Petroleum (Great Britain). Journal of the Institute of Petroleum  
Some methods used to reduce losses are discussed, and some ideas on how to organize a programme for effective action are presented for consideration.  ...  ; (2) traffic routing; (3) truck dispatching; (4) routing of trucks; (5) receipt of cargo.  ... 

Distribution planning of bulk lubricants at BP Turkey

M. Furkan Uzar, Bülent Çatay
2012 Omega : The International Journal of Management Science  
The problem basically consists of assigning customer orders to the tanks of the trucks and determining the routes of the tank trucks simultaneously.  ...  The fleet consists of tank trucks where each tank can only be assigned to a single lube. The objective is to minimize total transportation related costs.  ...  Ömer Bulduru who continued the interest, and the personnel at the Logistics Operations at BP Lubes for their valuable contribution and support throughout the project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/ fatcat:3ni23a3gtbfs7hbyt37qcwpizi

Research of Oil Product Secondary Distribution Optimization Based on Collaborative Distribution

Xuping Wang, Hongxin Zhan, Jun Zhang
2015 Procedia Computer Science  
A proposed algorithm is applied to solve this model and result compared with the traditional non-cooperative method to verify the effectiveness of collaborative distribution.  ...  During peak seasons, the petrol company's oil supply capacity is insufficient, therefore, with limited trucks, adjusting the distribution quantity of petrol station and formulating an effective distribution  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the anonymous referees for your time and useful comments, which will be very helpful in improving this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2015.08.210 fatcat:dw2qc32z5rdmbfixsoraysguby

Simulation of Tank Truck Loading Operations in a Fuel Distribution Terminal

A. N. Reis, A. R. Pitombeira-Neto, G. A. Rolim
2017 International Journal of Simulation Modelling  
Tank truck loading operations in fuel distribution terminals have particular characteristics which are challenging to simulate.  ...  Demands for different fuel types are correlated rather than independent.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We thank Observatório Tecnológico from Federal University of Ceará for providing access to Flexsim software.  ... 
doi:10.2507/ijsimm16(3)6.386 fatcat:p4gm24mr2faylizaxjqghjen2e

The Burton Process of "Cracking" to Make Gasoline

C. H. Claudy
1915 Scientific American  
Each regiment has one or two such dispatch riders ready at all times.  ...  Connection with the fir ing line is maintained by telephone and by motorcycle dispatch riders. In fact, the latter are pressing the automobiles hard for honors in this field. It is getting dark.  ... 
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican01021915-5 fatcat:nzmrlm6zljbuhmmwitt7o7tjzm

Logistics aspects of petroleum pipeline operations

W. J. Pienaar
2010 Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management  
An outline is presented of the nature of the logistics activities of petroleum pipeline operations. The reasons for the cost efficiency of petroleum pipeline operations are given.  ...  The segments in the petroleum-products supply chain where pipelines can play an efficient and effective role are identified.  ...  to the dispatch section • preparation of the shipment documentation • communicating the order status, method of payment and delivery details to customers.  ... 
doi:10.4102/jtscm.v4i1.69 fatcat:2uhwu3gfljcgrju3gclyblxpby

Oil Pipeline Markets and Operations

Bradley Hull
2010 Journal of the Transportation Research Forum  
Any tanks for storage purposes are customer-owned. Scheduling and dispatching are common to all modes as well. For pipelines this involves sequencing batches in delivery cycles.  ...  Truck loading does not occur at pipeline terminals. Instead gasoline tank trucks are loaded from storage tanks at "marketing terminals" which are fed from the pipeline terminals.  ... 
doi:10.5399/osu/jtrf.44.2.851 fatcat:draql4cftzd7lbuhjglvslfs7m

Environmental analysis of gasoline blending components through their life cycle

T.M. Mata, R.L. Smith, D.M. Young, C.A.V. Costa
2005 Journal of Cleaner Production  
A sensitivity analysis is performed using different weighting factors for each potential environmental impact category, in order to assess the effect of each blending component on the total potential environmental  ...  This study estimates losses of the gasoline blending components due to evaporation and leaks through their life cycle, from petroleum refining to vehicle refuelling.  ...  Acknowledgements Teresa Mata would like to thank Fundac xa˜o para a Cieˆncia e Tecnologia for their support through provision of a postgraduate scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2003.09.006 fatcat:r27r7a3fmzeljg2afoimiu6evu

Multicriteria modeling and tradeoff analysis for oil load dispatch and hauling operations at Noble energy

Alexander Engau, Casey Moffatt, Wesley Dyk
2014 Optimization and Engineering  
This paper describes a new mathematical model that was built and implemented to support the company's business decisions regarding its current and future sales, dispatch, and transportation operations.  ...  analysis is presented to validate model decisions with current operational practice, and a small computational case study on an original data set demonstrates the use of this model to find efficient dispatch  ...  [16] utilize a heuristic method from constraint evolutionary optimization to model the distribution of petroleum products through oil pipelines.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11081-014-9259-5 fatcat:rvhfpiet35cddkfcbhotf75nom

Consolidating and Dispatching Truck Shipments of Mobil Heavy Petroleum Products

Dan O. Bausch, Gerald G. Brown, David Ronen
1995 Interfaces  
Ronen [forthcoming] gives .1 review of pTl·· vious literature on dispatching all varieties of petroleum products.  ...  under-, overutilization of tru ck type t , Bulk tank trucks may have cornpartme rits so that t hey can carry multipit.'  ...  APPENDIX The elastic se t-partitio ning model (ESP) selects a least-cost po rtfolio of delivery sche dules for each truck type.  ... 
doi:10.1287/inte.25.2.1 fatcat:ft3ejgyi5readposhzx6cm4hny

A metaheuristic method for the multireturn-to-depot petrol truck routing problem with time windows

Bohong Wang, Yongtu Liang, Meng Yuan, Haoran Zhang, Qi Liao
2019 Petroleum Science  
In addition, a real-world case of routing petrol trucks in Beijing is studied to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed approach.  ...  This study focuses on determining routes for distributing petrol products from a depot to petrol stations with the objective of minimizing the total travel cost and the fixed cost required to use the trucks  ...  Method 1 Randomly select the routes of two trucks for optimal arrangement. Method 2 Randomly select the routes of three trucks for optimal arrangement.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12182-019-0316-8 fatcat:rbu6r22znzc3leyc4iafahooxe
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