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Molikpaq – Journey from Canadian Arctic to off-coast Russia

The drilling and oil production platform, Molikpaq, is a steel caisson, ice-resistant structure, built to explore for oil in the Canadian Beaufort Sea. It was used in the 1980s in the Canadian Beaufort Sea for the exploration drilling of oil and gas. The platform was extensively instrumented for the structural responses due to ice loads […]

Structures in the Arctic

Arctic being cold and un-welcoming for human settlement, it has remained one of the most inhabitable places in the earth. That doesn’t mean human activities will not exist in the area. People have been living in the Arctic region for various activities including research, exploration, and oil drilling. These activities require job specific structures to […]