Oil and gas

Developing efficient hydrogen infrastructure

Hydrogen behaves differently to natural gas and will require new or adapted infrastructure
Developing efficient hydrogen infrastructure

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Jørg Aarnes

Jørg Aarnes

Global Lead - Low Carbon. Energy Systems

Christos Chryssakis

Christos Chryssakis

Business Development Manager, Maritime

Jason Goodhand

Jason Goodhand

Global Business Lead Storage, Energy Systems

Governments and industry in several countries are in the process of testing hydrogen infrastructure.

DNV offers deep insight into technologies and policies enabling transport, storage and delivery of hydrogen. Through our technical knowledge and system understanding, we can enable safe and fast deployment of hydrogen and other low emission energy technologies at large scales.

We advise on transport and distribution – by shipping, road rail, and pipelines – for all forms of hydrogen-carriers, and on safe storage. We also support infrastructure related to specific uses, such as use hydrogen for heating in homes and businesses, and for use as a fuel in the maritime industry.

Services to energy and maritime industries

  • Logistics assessments for import, transportation, logistics, and storage
  • Developing new metering and billing methodologies to accommodate blending of sustainable gasses into the grid
  • Development, approval, and supply of customer appliances and equipment suitable for hydrogen use
  • Modelling to identify hydrogen transmission system delivery capacity and seasonal storage requirements
  • Equipment testing to confirm that existing local grid infrastructure can safely accommodate hydrogen
  • Reviewing and updating standards and procedures for operations, leak detection, and measurement, maintenance, and emergency response to accommodate hydrogen
  • Support on the development of port-specific hydrogen bunker guidelines
  • Feasibility studies and decision support for:
    • hydrogen as a marine fuel
    • hydrogen infrastructure
  • Quantitative risk assessments (QRAs) and HAZID studies for planned hydrogen infrastructure.

Contact us:

Jørg Aarnes

Jørg Aarnes

Global Lead - Low Carbon. Energy Systems

Christos Chryssakis

Christos Chryssakis

Business Development Manager, Maritime

Jason Goodhand

Jason Goodhand

Global Business Lead Storage, Energy Systems

Projects

Power2Gas

In the Netherlands, network operator Stedin is working with DNV on the Power2Gas project, to show that homes can be heated safely and efficiently with hydrogen. DNV manages the project and provides expert support for hydrogen technology.

HYREADY

DNV is co-leading the European HYREADY project to develop guidelines for transmission and distribution system operators, to prepare their natural gas networks and operations for the injection of hydrogen.

Study: Fuel cells in shipping

DNV completed a study on the use of fuel cells in shipping for the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)

New design for liquid hydrogen bunkers

Moss Maritime, in collaboration with Equinor, Wilhelmsen and DNV, has developed a ship design for transport and bunkering of liquid hydrogen (article in Norwegian).

Hydro(gen)ship

DNV undertook a pilot study examining whether a hydrogen fuelled vessel can be financially competitive and technically feasible. This was among many pilot projects within the framework of Norway’s Green Shipping Programme.

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Our research

Download DNV technical and market reports related to hydrogen

Heading for hydrogen

The oil and gas industry’s outlook for hydrogen, from ambition to reality

Hydrogen as an energy carrier

Forecasts decarbonization driving significantly greater use of hydrogen for energy by 2050

Hydrogen – Decarbonizing the heat

The benefits and challenges of hydrogen in decarbonizing

Hydrogen in the electricity value chain

More variability in the generation and demand of electricity

View related on-demand webinars:

Developing efficient hydrogen infrastructure – What will it take?

Watch the recording with experts from Gasunie & Stedin to debate the key issues on efficient hydrogen infrastructure.

Reliable and cost-efficient electrolysers

Watch the webinar recording to learn how to work with DNV towards a new certification scheme and industry best practice for electrolysers.