Arctic Engineering

Arctic Engineering

Intecsea and Worley are world leaders in design and construction of oil and gas production facilities located in remote, hostile environments such as the Arctic. Innovative solutions have consistently been implemented to solve unique challenges associated with revamp, modernization, and grass roots projects above and below the ice in these environments.

Intecsea’s experience in the Canadian, US, and Russian Arctic regions positions us at the forefront of Arctic technology development for onshore and offshore pipelines and associated facilities.


  • Arctic development concept evaluation
  • Subsea and early field development planning
  • Offshore and overland pipeline route selection
  • Pipeline FEED and detailed design
  • Advanced analysis of unique arctic environmental phenomena (strudel scouring, ice gouging, permafrost)
  • FPSO and GBS design
  • Project management
  • Logistics and materials selection
  • Construction management and support
Arctic and Cold Climate

Capability & Experience

Arctic Engineering project experience

  • Shtokman Phase 2&3 Pre-FEED and FEED
    Customer: Gazprom and Partners
    Location: Barents Sea, Russian Sector
  • BP Alaska Northstar Pipeline Project
    Customer: BP Exploration Alaska
    Location: North Slope, Alaska 
  • Steel Gravity-Based Structure
    Customer: Confidential
    Location: Alaska, USA
  • Sakhalin 1 Development
    Customer: Exxon Neftegas Ltd
    Location: Sakhalin Island, Russia
  • Oooguruk Offshore Flowline Bundle Installation
    Customer: Pioneer Natural Resources Alaska Inc
    Location: North Slope, Alaska
Oooguruk Offshore Flowline Bundle Installation, North Slope Alaska
  • Kashagan East Field Development Experimental Program
    Customer: Agip KCO
    Location: North East Caspian Sea and Eskene, Kazakhstan
  • Arctic Pipeline Standards and Technology
    Customer: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)
    Location: US Arctic, Alaska
  • Arctic Studies/R&D/Technology Development
    Customers: Numerous
    Location: Global
  • As-built/Start-up/Operational Support
    Customer: BPXA/Pioneer Natural Resources/Eni Petroleum/Caelus Energy
    Location: Beaufort Sea, Alaska
  • Nikaitchuq Offshore Flowline Bundle Installation
    Customer: Eni
    Location: North Slope, Alaska
Arctic R&D/Technology Development
Nikaitchuq Offshore Flowline Bundle Installation, North Slope Alaska