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IMPaC Offshore Engineering GmbH (Impac)

IMPaC Offshore Engineering, Hamburg specializes in engineering & design services to the upstream oil & gas industry and the construction industry for maritime projects. The independent company with limited liability is privately owned. Since more than 25 years IMPaC contributes to international projects. The services comprise concept development and feasibility studies, front end engineering design and detail design, procurement of equipment & services, construction & installation management. The multi-discipline project teams work in a state-of-the-art hard- & software environment.


Main tasks attributed:

IMPaC will contribute to the study by assessing technical concepts for the exploration, production and transport of oil and gas under Arctic conditions. The expected climate changes will have impact on existing concepts presently in use or under discussion for Arctic areas. IMPaC will also contribute to the subjects socio-economic impacts and risks related to resource extraction under Arctic conditions.


Principal Investigator:

Joachim Berger is Technical Advisor and Advisor to the Board of IMPaC Offshore Engineering in Hamburg. He studied Civil and Coastal engineering at the Technical University in Hannover. Since 1979 he is continuously involved in platform design and other design issues related to the development of oil and gas fields in particular for Arctic and sub-Arctic areas.