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This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.


Upon completing the course, the students will:
Have basic knowledge of environmental loads on offshore structures in the arctic. Have basic understanding of the mechanics of ice and material properties in arctic temperature conditions. Get updated information about oil and gas resources in the Arctic. Arctic law and logistics is part of this the course as well.

Learning outcome

Knowledge
Upon completing the course, the students will:
Have basic knowledge of environmental loads on offshore structures in the arctic. Have basic understanding of the mechanics of ice and material properties in arctic temperature conditions. Get updated information about oil and gas resources in the Arctic. Arctic law and logistics is part of this the course as well.
Skills
Upon completing the course, the students will have:
Skills in managing offshore structures in the Arctic.
General competences
Upon completing the course, the students will have:
Competence developed through lectures and group work related to a relevant case study.

Contents

The course addresses offshore structures, offshore field development, and oil and gas resources in the arctic.
Topics:
  • Arctic Law,
  • Mechanical Behaviour of Structural Materials in extremely low temperatures,
  • Fundamentals of Exploration and Production Engineering,
  • Winterization,
  • Ice load and ice properties,
  • Production Facilities,
  • Ship design for the Arctic,
  • Arctic Projects,
  • Challenges of the Goliat development.

Required prerequisite knowledge

None.

Exam

Written exam and presentation
Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written exam 1/23 hoursA - F
Presentation1/2 A - F
The grade for the course is pass or fail. The students should pass both written exam and project presentation. Both assessments must be passed in order to pass the course.

Coursework requirements

Participation in group work
Students, two in a team, are required to prepare a presentation at the end of the semester.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator
Dimitrios Pavlou
Course teacher
Ove Tobias Gudmestad

Method of work

Open to

Admission to Single Courses at the Faculty of Science and Technology
Offshore Field Development Technology - Master's Degree Programme
Offshore Technology - Master's Degree Programme

Literature

O.T. Gudmestad, A.B. Zolotukhin, A.I. Ermakov, R.A. Jakobsen, I.T. Michtchenko, V.A. Vovk, S. Løset and K.N. Shkhinek: "Basis of offshore petroleum engineering and Development of Marine Facilities with emphasis on the Arctic Offshore", printed by Oil and Gas Printing House, Gubkin University, Moscow, ISBN 5-7246-0100-1, July 1999, 344 pp.
S. Løset, K. Shkhinek, O.T. Gudmestad and K.V. Høyland: "Actions from ice on Arctic Offshore and Coastal Structures", ISBN 5-8114-0703-3, LAN Publishing House, St Petersburg, November 2006.


This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.

Sist oppdatert: 23.09.2019