Terry Hughes, P.E.

Principal Consultant


Terry Hughes is a licensed professional engineer with a B. Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta, in Canada.  Terry is professionally licensed in Canada and the United States. 

Prior to forming Pipeline Design Solutions, Terry was Manager of Consulting and Training at Energy Solutions International where he was responsible for leading the consulting and training efforts in the off-line pipeline modeling area.  He also held positions of Product Manager and technical advisor on the Pipeline Studio simulator development team.


Terry has in excess of 20 years of international experience in the pipeline industry during which time he has held engineering positions in design, planning and operations with both LDC (Northwestern Utilities Ltd. - now ATCO Gas Pipelines) and gas transmission (Nova Gas International and Nova Gas Transmission - now part of the TransCanada Pipelines system) companies.  Terry has extensive experience in:

  • gas and liquids simulation modeling
  • pipeline hydraulics, design and operations training
  • system planning, operations and optimization
  • steady state and dynamic analysis
  • economic analysis
  • surge analysis
  • leak sensitivity analysis

Terry is among the most qualified people in the pipeline industry to offer hydraulic analysis, consulting and training services.