Production Support in the Arctic: a Strategic Approach (Alexey M. Fadeev)

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Alexey M. Fadeev
Luzin Institute for Economic Studies – Subdivision of the Federal Research Centre «Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences», Apatity, Russia; alexfadeev79@gmail.com

Abstract: The Arctic reserves of hydrocarbons play an important geostrategic and economic role for many states, whose energy security will rely on this region in the nearest decades. The development of hydrocarbon deposits in extreme conditions requires unique scientific and industrial solutions, as well as new sourcing strategies for attracting vehicles that can operate at low temperatures. Mineral production in the Polar regions is a complex technological, transport, and logistical task. As a result, each industrial production project needs a highly efficient and complex system of supporting projects, which involve naval aviation, marine fleet, integrated support bases, etc. In addition to solving technical problems, this production support system should comply with the highest standards of environmental and industrial safety, generating no adverse impact on the sensitive ecosystem of the Russian Arctic and adjacent marine territories.

Keywords: Arctic, shelf, production support, logistics, production

Citation: Fadeev AM. Production Support in the Arctic: a Strategic Approach. Strategizing: Theory and Practice. 2021;1(1):15–27. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.21603/2782-2435-2021-1-1-15-27

Received 28 February 2021. Reviewed 1 April 2021. Accepted 17 May 2021.

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