Analysis of Electrical Power and Oil and Gas Pipeline Failures
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This paper examines the spatial and temporal distribution of failures in three critical infrastructure systems in the United States: the electrical power grid, hazardous liquids (including oil) pipelines, and natural gas pipelines. The analyses are carried out at the state level, though the analytical frameworks are applicable to other geographic areas and infrastructure types. The paper also discusses how understanding the spatial distribution of these failures can be used as an input into risk management policies to improve the performance of these systems, as well as for security and natural hazards mitigation.
Keywords: Electrical power, oil and gas pipelines, risk, count regression models
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- Analysis of Electrical Power and Oil and Gas Pipeline Failures
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- 1. Dartmouth College
- 2. University of Tulsa
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- 3. Statistics, New York University's Stern School of Business, New York, NY, USA
- 4. Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York, NY, USA
- 5. Planning and Public Administration, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York, NY, USA
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