Ice Operations (KO2100 ICEOP)
Funded by Kolarctic CBC 2014-2020
Objective of the project
The ICEOP project main objective is to give increased business development opportunities for oil and gas exploration and production in the arctic by improved maritime accessibility, better knowledge of ice conditions and more accurate models to ensure safe and environmental friendly field developments.
The project shall: •Perform field expeditions, measurements and data collection. •Increase current knowledge base of the Barents Sea area ice conditions. •Establish best practice models/understanding for ice and structure interactions relevant for the Barents Sea. •Create recommendations for oil and gas field development concepts.
Duration2018-10-15 - 2021-10-31
Total Budget / Programme funding1 € / 1 €
Lead partnerNorthern Research Institute Narvik
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PartnersNorthern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov
Association of oil and gas suppliers “Sozvezdye”
Luleå University of Technology
Storvik & Co Oy
Finnish Meteorological Institute