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Is it possible for O2 to enter a sealed pressurized gas pipeline at several hundred psig through osmosis or a chemical exchange from a small leak (from atmospheric INTO several hundred psig)? Concern is with internal corrosion of a natural gas pipeline. O2 is present, but is it being generated within the pipeline or is it "leaking in". This question seems like one of those "Does water run uphill" types to me.
Re: Can a gas (oxygen), at atmospheric pressure, enter a pressurized container?
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