RBAC Inc. develops and licenses economic forecasting tools for management decision support systems for the energy industry, as well as State and Federal government agencies involved with Energy, Transportation and the Environment. RBAC's principal products include the industry standard GPCM Natural Gas Market Forecasting System®, including the GPCM® Base Case Database for North America and GPCM Viewpoints on Natural Gas®. We continuously work to improve our modeling tools through the development and regularly released updates, based on client requests and energy industry needs. Those client and industry needs led to the devlopment and ultimate release of RBAC’s North American Natural Gas Liquids Model, (NGL-NA™) in October 2013.
Additional forecasting tools scheduled for release in 2014 are:
- GPCM for MS-SQL® and
- RBAC’s Global Gas Market Modeling System™ (G2M2™) as well as its
- European Gas Market Modeling System™ (EuGM2™).
Future projects consist of detailed modeling tools for major regional markets and the Global LNG model as separate modeling tools or unified under the G2M2 system.
Licensees of RBAC's systems include medium to large size corporations in natural gas exploration and production, LNG infrastructure development and marketing, natural gas marketing and transportation, electric power generation, natural gas distribution, and commodities trading, as well as most of the major consulting firms that service business and planning needs of the energy industry and its bankers.
RBAC Inc. was founded in 1987 by Dr. Robert Brooks, who developed the foundation of RBAC’s core business through his doctoral research in natural gas transportation economics at MIT. Building these types of tools for forecasting prices, basis, and flows in the global energy market is the core of RBAC’s business. The company employs experts in energy supply and demand for natural gas, NGL’s as well as LNG and their transportation and storage. RBAC staff and associates have extensive expertise in software engineering, mathematical algorithm development, database design and implementation, mathematical modeling and statistical analysis.
RBAC maintains its principal offices in Houston and Los Angeles. You can contact our main office at 818.784.5400 for more information on RBAC products and services.
RBAC is an equal-opportunity employer. If you have expertise in the areas described above and would be interested in learning about employment opportunities at RBAC, please send a letter summarizing the reasons for your interest.
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