Prudhoe Bay spill in April leads to wider review, suspension of 14 wells

Prudhoe Bay spill in April leads to wider review, suspension of...

BP has shut in 14 wells at the Prudhoe Bay field to prevent a replay of the oil and gas release on April 14 that...
Russia begins drilling in remote Taymyr Peninsula

Russia begins drilling in remote Taymyr Peninsula

Half a year ahead of original schedules, Lukoil has started drilling in its East Taymyr license, an area located in the far northern Taymyr...
More Arctic ship traffic could affect the region’s marine mammals

More Arctic ship traffic could affect the region’s marine mammals

The expected growth in Arctic ship traffic is likely to affect marine mammals in the region, but those impacts will vary from species to...
‘Surprising’ oil-lease sale on Alaska’s North Slope and coastal Arctic waters draws big bids

‘Surprising’ oil-lease sale on Alaska’s North Slope and coastal Arctic waters...

In the wake of two big oil discoveries in Alaska in the past year, exploration companies brushed aside concerns of low oil prices on...
Researchers find growing piles of trash on the Arctic seabed

Researchers find growing piles of trash on the Arctic seabed

The Arctic’s growing tourism and shipping industry might not just bring more cash: it could bring more trash.That’s according to a team of German...
Russia’s new Arctic port sees fivefold surge in goods

Russia’s new Arctic port sees fivefold surge in goods

According to customs authorities in the Yamal-Nenets region the value of the goods customs-declared at Sabetta in 2016 had a fivefold increase from the...
Arkhangelsk pulp aims for European market

Arkhangelsk pulp aims for European market

The biggest paper and pulp company in northern Russia intends to triple production and boost exports by more than eight fold.By the year 2025,...
Russia eyes reviving Cold War-era ground-effect vehicles to patrol the Arctic

Russia eyes reviving Cold War-era ground-effect vehicles to patrol the Arctic

Russian officials are considering bringing back an unusual vehicle from the late Cold War era to extend the nation's ability to protect infrastructure in...
Doubts remain about Norway’s ability to earn money from Arctic oil

Doubts remain about Norway’s ability to earn money from Arctic oil

Controversies about Norway’s oil-drillings off the coast of Finnmark continue as Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes, this week failed to answer questions...
Tourism growth in some parts of the North is outpacing the global average

Tourism growth in some parts of the North is outpacing the...

For Santa Claus, the gift this year came before Christmas: overnight stays in Rovaniemi, which brands itself as the jolly old elf’s hometown, were...