Construction and intervention vessels for Arctic oil and gas

WP 2 - Intervention philosophy and tasks

Progress status November 2011:
The final workshop took place in February 2011. Previous deliverables were reviewed with respect to development in maintenance technology and philosophy. Input to the final version of the project's business plan was prepared.

Establish an intervention philosophy where unplanned maintenance operations can be done in areas with first year ice

Review present and develop an alternative future intervention philosophy for subsea oil and gas systems in Arctic waters with seasonal ice. Prepare a list of planned and unplanned intervention tasks with focus on necessary weather window and lifting capacity. Review task matrix annually based on industrial development


  • Report on intervention philosophies for oil and gas fields in waters with seasonal ice
  • List of intervention tasks, capacity and weather window requirements

Published September 19, 2008