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Ice Operations (KO2100 ICEOP)

Programme funding: 1 093 503 € Total budget: 1 215 002 € Duration: 15.10.2018 – 31.10.2021

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 has
•Performed field expeditions, measurements and data collection.
•Increased current knowledge base of the Barents Sea area ice conditions.
•Established best practice models/understanding for ice and structure interactions relevant for the Barents Sea.
•Created recommendations for oil and gas field development concepts.
Lead partner: Northern Research Institute Narvik, Narvik
Other partners:

*Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, RUSSIA
*Association of oil and gas suppliers “Sozvezdye”, Arkhangelsk, RUSSIA
*Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, SWEDEN
*Storvik & Co Oy, Oulu, FINLAND
*Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, FINLAND

Status: Finalised
Type of the project: Standard Projects