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  • Risiko og sikkerhetskrav hos norske alenefiskere 

    Fagerborg, Hilde Hansen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-12-15)
    Fisker blir omtalt som Norges farligste yrke (Benjaminsen, 2013). En alenefisker er person som jobber alene om bord et mindre fartøy. Det er mye som kan gå galt om bord en sjark, og man kan være langt fra land når ulykken ...
  • Drilling waste minimization in the Barents Sea 

    Zaki, Rezgar (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-19)
    With the increasing demand for energy over recent decades, the Arctic region has become an interesting area for future oil and gas exploration and development. The Barents Sea has the most western position among the Arctic ...
  • Study of Refrigerants for Heat Pumps in Colder Climate 

    Eriksen, Nils Eivind (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-06-01)
    The aim for the thesis is to look at the performance of natural refrigerants in heat pumps while operating in a colder climate. The advantage of using natural refrigerants is that they have significantly lower global warming ...
  • Optimization of maritime operations in Arctic. Rating of improvement of weather routing/decision support systems for maritime operations in the Arctic region 

    Johansen, Kåre (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-05-15)
    Abstract The decreased ice extent caused by increased air and sea temperatures has led to a growing interest in the Arctic waters. There are different maritime industries that have plans to expand northwards for various ...
  • Seismic Surveys in Ice-Covered Waters 

    Klavenes, Jørgen Sørensen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-06-03)
    The master’s thesis ‘Seismic surveys in ice-covered waters’ describes several methods within the maritime seismic industry to acquire data concerning the Earth’s strata. It is the objective of this thesis to present a ...
  • Modelling of Marine Icing with Close Range Photogrammetry 

    Haukebø, Asbjørn Risholm (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-01)
    Installations and vessels operating in the high North in the winter season are likely to be subjected to marine Icing. To date there are no sensor technology available to accurately measure the total weight or volume of ...
  • Risk-Based Spare Part Planning. Uncertainties and Operational Conditions 

    Ayele, Yonas Zewdu (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-03-20)
    Estimates which indicate a large share of the world’s undiscovered oil and gas resources is to be found in the Arctic areas and the increasing demand for energy are important reasons for the growing interest in the High ...
  • CO2 Absorption and Desorption Simulation with Aspen HYSYS 

    Birkelund, Even Solnes (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-06-01)
    The last years it has been an increasing global interest to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. One of the most important greenhouse gases is CO2. To reduce CO2 emissions carbon capture and storage (CCS) ...
  • Criticality Analysis of Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) 

    Azad, Marziyeh Bagheri (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-06-01)
    The oil and gas industry has expanded consistently from land operations to inland waterways and then to offshore. A platform supply vessel (PSV) is an important element of offshore supply logistics. Hence, its acceptable ...
  • Environmental risk influencing factors for petroleum drilling in the western Barents Sea 

    Sætrum, Tina (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-05-31)
    Offshore petroleum drilling in harsh and cold environment, like in the Barents Sea, can be challenging and risky due to the prevailing weather condition. How the physical environment affects systems, components, and working ...
  • Application of reliability and maintainability analysis in the Svea coal mine 

    Furuly, Simon Andre (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2012-05)
    The field of reliability engineering is developing, as needed in the industry. This is especially in arctic regions which now are being explored and vast recourses and opportunities are found. The reliability research is ...
  • Barrier management - Influence from the human factor in the arctic 

    Madsen, Ole Kristian (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2013-05-31)
    In recent years several serious near-misses with major hazard accident potential have happened on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, many of them hydrocarbon leaks. Research has shown that many of these are caused by manual ...
  • Risk of Ship Collision in the Barents Sea in 2030 

    Balto, Jan Børre Hansen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-06-01)
    This thesis evaluates the risk of ship collisions in the Barents Sea in 2030 between three future scenarios; Minimum, Basis and Maximum Scenario. IWRAP Mk2 program is utilized to make the calculations. Automatic Identification ...
  • Well Testing in the Barents Sea. Risk Analysis; Methods and Procedures 

    Mathisen, Espen Heiskel (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-06-01)
    The thesis is done in co-operation with DNV GL Harstad and Schlumberger. DNV GL has provided access to historical accidents data, by using technical documents. Schlumberger has provided technical information about well ...
  • Empirical and dynamical modeling of debris flow events close to Longyearbyen and Svea, Svalbard 

    Engelke, Christian (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2012-06-30)
    Debris flows are a mountain slope hazard relatively well studied in densely populated mountainous regions, while few investigations have been done in Arctic permafrost regions. In order to get a better understanding of the ...
  • Finite element analysis of human femur bone 

    Mughal, Uzair; Khawaja, Hassan Abbas; Moatamedi, Mojtaba (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-08-04)
    An effort is made to analyse the stresses experienced by the human femur. In order to achieve these results a CAD model was developed by using the 3-D scanning of generic human femur for an individual of 70 kg weight (approx. ...
  • The role of safety culture in establishing an effective safety information system in the oil and gas industry. A case study of an onshore facility 

    Wolff, Steffen Hauge (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-06-01)
    The main purpose of this study was to contribute to understanding of how safety culture affects the performance of safety information systems (SISs). More particularly, to investigate how safety culture can both facilitate ...
  • Politiets krisehåndteringsevne i før, akutt og etterkrisefasen 

    Vidringstad, Anders Winnem (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-05-30)
    Norsk politi har etter terrorhendelsene 22.juli 2011 vært gjennom flere granskninger og evalueringer av sin innsats under denne hendelsen og andre ekstraordinære hendelser. Hendelsene har ført til et økt fokus på politiets ...
  • Risikopersepsjon og klimaendringer. En studie av flom i Flåm 

    Michaelsen, Mads Odin (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-06-01)
    Denne masteroppgaven ser nærmere på studien av risikopersepsjon som har til formål å vise at dette er et sentralt forskningsområde i samfunnet vårt. Som konsekvens av de økte klimaendringene ser vi som i min studie hvor ...
  • Teamarbeid under kritiske arbeidsoppdrag. Ein casestudie 

    Hole, Malin Bakke (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2015-06-01)
    Denne studien skal undersøke korleis ein kan sikre utføring av kritiske arbeidsoperasjonar, her illustrert gjennom operative redningsteam. Det har vorte hevda at det finnast lite empiri om kva som er avgjerande for at ...

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