This paper presents optimal solutions, obtained with commercially available software, that provide answers to a selected six important questions encountered by gas developers. The questions are concerned with optimizing; (1) development of a mix of reservoirs, (2) tubing size, (3) spare capacity, (4) intraformation gas migration, (5) dual completions and (6) division of production between compressor stations. The solutions show that economic benefit obtained from determining an optimal solution will usually far outweigh the cost of collecting data, validating a model and making computer runs.

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