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Join us for a four part series on Hydrogen!

Part 4

Transportation and Storage Solutions of Hydrogen – Brian Hall, John Jacobson

March 4, 11:30-1:00pm


Session #4 Speakers:

Brian Hall – President, GDM Pipelines

Brian is an Oil and Gas information management professional with over 37 years of operational, development and strategic planning experience in Canada, Continental US, Alaska and the United Kingdom.

Brian joined GDM Pipelines in 2008 as Vice President, Business and Technical Development progressing to the role of President in 2014. Prior to GDM, Brian held the position of  VP, Data Development and later VP, Strategic Planning and Business Development (North America) with IHS Markit. He has also held a number of senior management positions with QCData Petroleum Services and Digitech Information Services.

About GDM Pipelines

GDM Pipelines is the industry leader in providing comprehensive pipeline, facility, midstream and transportation information to the North American Oil and Gas industry.

Based in Calgary, Alberta, in in operation since 1997, GDM Pipelines offers a broad range of information and services to help operators gain insight into their operating assets and is the only source for accurate and complete oil and gas infrastructure data in Canada.

For more information about GDM Pipelines, please visit www.gdmpipelines.com.


John A. Jacobson, P.E., S.E.

Over 14 years of experience with CB&I Storage Solutions/McDermott serving as Project Engineer and Design Engineer in CB&I’s Pressure Vessels, Nuclear & Special Structures group and Atmospheric Storage group.

Subject Matter Expert for Hydrogen storage.  Project engineer for largest LH2 sphere in the world built for NASA at Cape Canaveral, Florida and another LH2 sphere built in LaPorte, TX.  Team lead for multiple R&D efforts investigating scaling up LH2 storage capabilities to beyond 20,000m3.

Structural engineer with over 14 years design experience of atmospheric storage tanks and pressure vessels.  Licensed professional engineer in 12 jurisdictions and licensed structural engineer in five jurisdictions.  Engineer of Record for more than 40 industrial and municipal projects.  Chartered Engineer with Engineers Australia and Registered Professional Engineer Queensland.


Registration includes all four sessions: $40 Members / $50 Non-Members (tax not included)