Engineering services for the oil and gas industry

Polarkonsult offers a wide range of engineering services for the oil and gas industry. Our knowledge and experience from naval architecture and marine engineering provides a valuable competence basis, especially for all kinds of floating objects related to exploration, development, installation and the M&M market.

Design References

Our list of references for vessels of Polarkonsult in operation is extensive and covers a wide range of ship types related to the oil- and gas industry. A selection of projects
Engineering references

Over the last years we have been a direct supplier of services for

Statoil ASA (2005 - present) - Norne FPSO
Frame contract on technology services comprising structural re-analyses, intact- and damage stability.

Eni Norge AS (Three year contract 2011-2014)
HSE inspections of vessels used by Eni Norge in northern waters. The contract includes services related to health, safety and environmental inspections of the vessels used during Eni Norge’s operations, including those involving subsea installations, pipe-laying and surveying. The contract also comprises winterization studies

NOFO/Eni Norge AS (2011 - present)
Assessment, selection and preparation of coastal fishing vessels for coastal oil preparedness of the Goliat field

  • Offshore service vessels, platform supply ships
  • Diving support vessels
  • Tugs and icebreakers
  • Seismic research ships
  • FPSO's
  • Naval architecture

Intact- and damage stability calculations

  • Mooring
  • Seakeeping
  • Resistance and propulsion
  • Life cycle calculations
  • Arrangements and specifications


  • Structural analyses (3D FEM) based on Sesam, Genie, etc.
  • Structural general design for Class approval
  • Block drawings and workshop drawings


  • P & ID
  • Isometric drawings

Technical safety and HSE

  • Fire and safety plans
  • Rescue plans
  • Lifesaving appliances
  • Safety studies and assessments
  • Mechanical and HVAC
  • Project management, inspections
  • Arctic Offshore technology

HSE and personal safety

  • Winterization of structures
  • Life saving appliances in harsh conditions

Advanced Engineering Analysis, Structural Integrity of Hull and Topsides

  • Hydrodynamic Analysis
  • Stochastic Fatigue Analysis
  • Linear Finite Element Analysis for Strength and Serviceability
  • Non-linear Buckling Analysis
  • Finite Element Analysis for Free and Forced Vibrations

Offshore Inspections

  • Structural inspections during construction and installations
  • Condition monitoring of existing production facilities
  • Inspection of piping systems, machinery, electric system, etc.