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Hydrogen molecules (copyright by Shutterstock/Anusorn Nakdee)
Hydrogen molecules (copyright by Shutterstock/Anusorn Nakdee)

DNV GL begins study into converting Italy’s gas pipeline network to hydrogen

Italy’s second largest natural gas pipeline operator, Società Gasdotti Italia (SGI), has announced in October, an ambitious plan to fully decarbonise the energy it supplies to both its commercial and retail domestic customers.

European Union flag with H2 hydrogen molecules (copyright by Adobe Stock/Alexander Limbach)
European Union flag with H2 hydrogen molecules (copyright by Adobe Stock/Alexander Limbach)

Europe Must Dig Deep For Hydrogen Energy To Become Reality

The PTJ has noted during the last few months the excitement in industry circles concerning the transition from fossil fuel to hydrogen as Europe considers its next steps in meeting a net zero emissions goal by 2050.

Daniel Muthmann (copyright by Open Grid Europe)
Daniel Muthmann (copyright by Open Grid Europe)

Energy from Hydrogen: Daniel Muthmann (OGE) Helps Turn A Dream Into Reality

During the middle of this month eleven European long distance pipeline operators published a concept for the development of a European long distance pipeline network for hydrogen.  In several big steps until 2040 the productions centers in the north and south of Europe will be connected with its main consumption areas.

Baker Hughes' Nova LT Hybrid Turbine (copyright by Baker Hughes)
Baker Hughes' Nova LT Hybrid Turbine (copyright by Baker Hughes)

Baker Hughes' Nova LT Hybrid Turbine Creates a New Energy Future

Baker Hughes, global oil field service leader and Snam, Europe's largest gas transport group based in Italy, have successfully completed tests for a “hybrid” turbine, the Nova LT,  that will allow transportation pipelines to carry hydrogen along with natural gas, the Italian gas company said on Monday.

hydrogen energy storage, wind turbines and photovoltaics (copyright by Adobe Stock/malp)
hydrogen energy storage, wind turbines and photovoltaics (copyright by Adobe Stock/malp)

Hydrogen Being Touted as Fossil Fuel Replacement

Long common knowledge but shunned because of high production, transportation and storage costs, hydrogen (now usually adjoined with the adjective "green") is being viewed with increasing favor on both sides of the Atlantic.

An Intertec GRP shelter being installed on the North Sea platform. (Copyright by INTERTEC)
An Intertec GRP shelter being installed on the North Sea platform. (Copyright by INTERTEC)

GRP Shelter Provide Advanced Protection for Offshore Process Analyzers

Two outdoor shelters made from glassfibre-reinforced polyester - supplied by Intertec - provide lightweight and corrosion-resistant protection for gas chromatograph analyzers and process transmitters mounted above new natural gas export pipelines connecting the platform to an onshore UK terminal.

The Plantweb™ Insight Inline Corrosion Application dashboard is equipped with alerts and an intuitive heatmap. (Copyright by Emerson)
The Plantweb™ Insight Inline Corrosion Application dashboard is equipped with alerts and an intuitive heatmap. (Copyright by Emerson)

New Application Simplifies Access to Continuous Corrosion Monitoring Data

Emerson has introduced The Plantweb Insight Inline Corrosion application to provide the oil and gas industry real-time interpretation and analysis of critical data that helps prioritize maintenance and make informed integrity decisions.

Creaform Logo (Copyright by Creaform)
Creaform Logo (Copyright by Creaform)

Creaform Expands European Coverage of its CUBE-R, the new generation of 3D scanning CMM

Creaform, a internationally known company in portable and automated 3D measurement solutions, today announced that two European distributors, EMS in Belgium, and Measurement Solutions LDT in the UK, will be demonstrating and selling CUBE-R™.

STOPPLE fittings (copyright by TDW)
STOPPLE fittings (copyright by TDW)

T.D. Williamson Hot Tapping and Plugging Fittings Fully Comply with New European Code

T.D. Williamson (TDW) is releasing a standard offering for isolation fittings that fully complies with the new EN-13480 code, the European standard that replaces national codes in many countries.
 
With their all-new engineered design—which the company calls the ProSeries™ Advantage—the TDW STOPPLE® and STOPPLE Plus fittings meet EN-13480’s high standard for safety.
 

P2X Kopernikus project test facility (copyright by Patrick Langer/KIT)
P2X Kopernikus project test facility (copyright by Patrick Langer/KIT)

The world’s first integrated Power-to-Liquid test facility to synthesize fuels from the air-captured carbon dioxide

Sector coupling of electric power and mobility has now been demonstrated by the partners of the P2X Kopernikus project on the premises of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The first liters of fuel were produced from air-captured carbon dioxide and green power.

T.D. Williamson HQ (copyright by T.D. Williamson)
T.D. Williamson HQ (copyright by T.D. Williamson)

T.D. Williamson and TRC Partner to Provide improved Services to Pipeline Operators

TRC has joined with T.D. Williamson (TDW) to support pipeline operators with safe, reliable and efficient services to get them in compliance with the new federal “Gas Mega Rule.” The Gas Mega Rule – the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s revisions to 49 CFR Parts 191 and 192 – are expected to go into effect in August.

Pipe coating facility, Calgary Alberta - Rosen Group
Pipe coating facility, Calgary Alberta - Rosen Group

ROSEN Delivers Polyurethane Lined Pipe

The ROSEN Group has delivered Polyurethane Lined Pipe to an Oil Sands Mine in Fort McMurray. The pipe is internally coated with a wear resistant RoCoat™ liner. ROSEN also equipped the new pipe with a wear monitoring system allowing acquisition of coating condition online. The lined pipe and wear monitoring devices were designed, manufactured and installed in Calgary, Alberta.

Creaform Releases Pipecheck 5.1 Software for NDT Testing in the Oil and Gas Industry
Creaform Releases Pipecheck 5.1 Software for NDT Testing in the Oil and Gas Industry

Creaform Releases Pipecheck 5.1 Software for NDT Testing in the Oil and Gas Industry

Creaform, a worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, announced today the release of Pipecheck 5.1, a major upgrade to the most sophisticated non-destructive testing (NDT) software on the market for pipeline integrity inspections in the oil and gas industry.

Reliable pipeline protection with DENSO: New laying method in water
Reliable pipeline protection with DENSO: New laying method in water

DENSO uses new laying method in water for pipeline protection

For the rehabilitation of a drinking water pipeline in a district 200 km north-east of Munich, Germany, DENSO managed to protect weld seams from corrosion quickly and efficiently using a new laying method that floats in water.