Arctic Pipeline Planning

Design, Construction, and Equipment


  • Ramesh Singh, Senior Principal Engineer (Materials, Welding and Corrosion) for Gulf Interstate Engineering and Consultant, on management of welding, materials, and corrosion, Nadoi Management, Inc.

Utilize the most recent developments to combat challenges such as ice mechanics. The perfect companion for engineers wishing to learn state-of-the-art methods or further develop their knowledge of best practice techniques, Arctic Pipeline Planning provides a working knowledge of the technology and techniques for laying pipelines in the coldest regions of the world. Arctic Pipeline Planning provides must-have elements that can be utilized through all phases of arctic pipeline planning and construction. This includes information on how to:

  • Solve challenges in designing arctic pipelines
  • Protect pipelines from everyday threats such as ice gouging and permafrost
  • Maintain safety and communication for construction workers while supporting typical codes and standards

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Piping Engineers, Designers, Civil Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Petroleum Engineers and Chemical Engineers, and Project Production Engineer


Book information

  • Published: August 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-416584-7

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: History of Construction in Arctic 
Chapter One:  Introduction 
Chapter Two:  Design and Construction
SECTION 2: Safety and Communication 
Chapter One:  Safety on Construction Sites 
Chapter Two:  Pipeline system communication  
Chapter Three: Electrical 

SECTION 3: Selection of Materials 
Chapter One:  Introduction 
Chapter Two:  Material properties in low temperature environment 
Chapter Three: Line pipes 
Chapter Four:  Fittings and forgings 
Chapter Five:  Valves