Offshore Engineering in the Arctic (OFF650)
Upon completing the course, the students will:
Have basic knowledge of environmental loads on offshore structures in the arctic. Have basic understandings 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.
Course description for study year 2022-2023
Semester tution start
Number of semesters
Language of instruction
- Arctic law,
- Mechanical behavior of structural materials in extremely low temperatures,
- Fundamentals of exploration and production engineering,
- Ice properties and ice loads,
- Production facilities,
- Ship design for the Arctic,
- Challenges of field development in the Arctic
- Operations and maintenance in the Arctic
The learning outcome includes the following aspects:
- Have basic knowledge of environmental loads on offshore structures in the Arctic.
- Have a basic understanding of the mechanics of ice and material properties in Arctic conditions.
- Get updated information about oil and gas resources in the Arctic.
- Have basic knowledge of Arctic law and logistics.
- Skills in managing offshore structures in the Arctic.
- Competence developed through lectures and project work related to a relevant case study.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Written exam and project
|Form of assessment||Weight||Duration||Marks||Aid|
|Written exam||3/5||3 Hours||Letter grades|
The students are required to submit a project report at the end of the semester in addition to the written exam. The students should pass both the written exam and the project report.