With Natural Gas in Peril, Pipeline Owners Look to Hydrogen

Hydrogen – you say. As a pipeline owner, you might want to think again. Let me give you something to scratch your head over. How long did you operate your pipeline with Natural Gas? Decades you say? Well, hydrogen is not going to be that forthcoming. Because contrary to Natural Gas Hydrogen is very aggressive and will make your steel pipes brittle. Yes, the Hydrogen itself will attack the very steel pipes and everything in them and in time make them so brittle that you must swap them out. Yes, you read that right. After some years, the pipeline that you hoped to run for decades will be toast. Wanna run those numbers again?

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