Asia’s soaring gas demand opens window for new LNG projects

Asia’s soaring gas demand opens window for new LNG projects

NUSA DUA, Indonesia/SINGAPORE — Soaring gas demand from China, India and Southeast Asia is sucking up an LNG supply glut previously expected to last...
China’s Polar Silk Road: Where does it lead?

China’s Polar Silk Road: Where does it lead?

A spider expanding its web. Another move in president Xi’s global chess play. A long-term plan to take over where President Trump’s United States...
Rosneft wants to export Arctic natural gas. Russian legislators say no.

Rosneft wants to export Arctic natural gas. Russian legislators say no.

The Energy Committee in the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, has concluded that Rosneft should not be allowed to export...
A unique Russian drilling ship is set for an Arctic overhaul

A unique Russian drilling ship is set for an Arctic overhaul

The Russian supply ship Bavenit will become one of the world’s best equipped ships of its kind, capable of exploring the outer parts of...
Report: Arctic refuge coastal plain, poised for oil development, is increasingly important for wildlife

Report: Arctic refuge coastal plain, poised for oil development, is increasingly...

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, the area slated by the Trump administration for oil leasing, is an increasingly important site for polar...
Trump ‘energy dominance’ policy pits Washington against Moscow

Trump ‘energy dominance’ policy pits Washington against Moscow

WASHINGTON — Last July, U.S. President Donald Trump stood beside his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, in Warsaw and promised to help wean the nation...
Finland and Estonia’s undersea rail tunnel could cost $20 billion by 2040

Finland and Estonia’s undersea rail tunnel could cost $20 billion by...

HELSINKI — The world's longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia could cost up to 20 billion euros ($24.7 billion) and be opened...
Murmansk and Arkhangelsk will see fewer foreign cruise vessels this summer

Murmansk and Arkhangelsk will see fewer foreign cruise vessels this summer

A 72-hours visa-free program and a new multi-million cruise port weren't enough to attract more cruise ships to Murmansk. Compared with 2015,Russia's largest Arctic...
Canada’s Inuit seek a larger voice in the future of the Northwest Passage

Canada’s Inuit seek a larger voice in the future of the...

As Canada’s Northwest Passage and its nearby resources are eyed with increasing interest by countries such as China, Inuit say they must be included in...
A new study rekindles hope for Nome port expansion

A new study rekindles hope for Nome port expansion

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will once again examine the port of Nome to determine if the Alaska city might be a possible...