Investigation into pigging in hydrogen pipelines

An online webinar

Presented by

Dr Aidan O’Donoghue

Wednesday 2nd June, 3pm (UK Time, UTC+1) via Zoom
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About the presentation

This looks at the effect of hydrogen content, gas pressure, bypass and pig mass or weight on the behaviour of cleaning and inspection pigs. The work is as a result of a short investigation for a client who wanted to understand the risks. Leakage and bypass past pigs in hydrogen is also examined and a scheme for pig testing to aid with piggability.

About the presenter

Aidan O’Donoghue has over 26 years’ experience with pigging and set up Pipeline Research Limited in 2000. This followed a period of work with Statoil in Norway on the Åsgard project. He is involved with dual diameter pigging, pipeline dewaxing, dynamic simulation of pig motion in gas and two-phase pipelines, pipeline pre-commissioning - any area involving non-standard pigging or a non-standard application including pig design and specification, pig testing and operational procedures. Recent clients include Equinor (formerly Statoil), ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, BP and Shell. Pipeline Research has frame agreements with Equinor and ExxonMobil.

Aidan is also one of the Technical Advisors to the PPSA.


Wednesday 2nd June 2021, via Zoom
3pm (UK Time, UTC+1)

Webinar Format

The webinar will be held online using Zoom.

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