Naviq Consulting Inc. provides specialist geotechnical and permafrost engineering. The principal consultant is Dr. Jim Oswell, P.Eng. Dr. Oswell has over 25 years of international experience in many areas of geotechnical and foundation engineering, including conducting geotechnical investigations for commerical, institutional and industrial projects, shallow and deep foundation design, ground improvement, slope stability and soil-pipe interaction studies.
He has extensive experience in northern Canada as well as having managed permafrost engineering projects in Alaska and Russia. His Canadian experience includes over 15 years of consultations to Enbridge Pipelines (NW) Inc. for the Norman Wells oil pipeline and as a consultant to ColtKBR on the design of the Mackenzie Gas Project (MGP). For the MGP, he participated in both the Joint Review Panel and National Energy Board public hearing processes. Dr. Oswell is presently providing geotechnical and permafrost consulting services on the Alaska gas pipeline project.
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Geotechnical investigations on the Mackenzie Delta (March 2005)