Pipeline Integrity and the Transition to Hydrogen

An online webinar

Presented by

Neil Gallon, Principal Engineer, ROSEN Group &
Michael Tewes, Regional Business Line Manager Advanced Pipeline Diagnostics, ROSEN Group

Thursday 25 November, 3pm (UK Time, GMT/UTC) via Zoom

About the presentation

This presentation will discuss the importance of hydrogen for the energy transition and the role of existing pipelines. The unique properties of hydrogen, and the differences between hydrogen pipelines and natural gas pipelines will be summarized. A framework approach of combined integrity subject matter expertise and appropriate inspection technologies will be introduced outlining a structured approach for the assessment of existing pipelines and the management of their conversion to, and operation under, hydrogen service.

About the presenters

Neil Gallon is a Principal Materials and Welding Engineer working for the ROSEN Integrity Services division in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He holds a Master’s degree from the University of Cambridge and is a Chartered Engineer, a professional member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and an International/European Welding Engineer. He has more than 20 years’ experience in manufacturing and consultancy, including working for companies such as Tata Steel and GE. His current interests include the impact of gaseous hydrogen on materials and welds.

Michael Tewes leads the Regional Crack Detection Business, covering ROSEN’s activities in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Europe. He has been working for ROSEN for more than ten years. As part of the worldwide acting group at ROSEN Germany, he has supported and advised numerous inspection projects around the world. Michael holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Applied Science Osnabrueck, Germany.


Thursday 25 November, via Zoom
3pm (UK Time, GMT/UTC)

Los Angeles, USA - 07:00 PST
Houston, USA - 09:00 CST
New York, USA - 10:00 EST
Paris, France - 16:00 CET
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 19:00 GST
Mumbai, India - 20:30 IST
Beijing, China - 23:00 CST
Tokyo, Japan - 00:00 JST

Webinar format

The webinar will be held online using Zoom.

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