Foreign engineers will play a big role in planning Russia’s second Arctic LNG project

Foreign engineers will play a big role in planning Russia’s second...

The Arctic LNG 2 planned for the shallow waters of the Gulf of Ob, the bay located near the coast of the Kara Sea between the...
ASRC’s Tara Sweeney steps down as head of Arctic Economic Council

ASRC’s Tara Sweeney steps down as head of Arctic Economic Council

FAIRBANKS — The chairmanship of the Arctic Economic Council passed from the United States to Finland on Tuesday, with Tara Sweeney of Arctic Slope...
Scientists advise slashing Barents Sea cod, haddock quotas

Scientists advise slashing Barents Sea cod, haddock quotas

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea recommends the 2019 quota for Barents Sea cod to be set to a maximum of...
Miners upbeat ahead of Toronto rite of spring

Miners upbeat ahead of Toronto rite of spring

One of the sure signs of spring for miners is the annual PDAC convention. Held every year since 1932, PDAC (short for Prospectors and...
Sandvik no longer president of NANA Development amid ‘consolidation’

Sandvik no longer president of NANA Development amid ‘consolidation’

A leadership shakeup at one of the largest Alaska Native corporations has resulted in a longtime executive leaving her post.Helvi Sandvik is no longer...
A ‘polar silk road’ forms the core of China’s first Arctic policy

A ‘polar silk road’ forms the core of China’s first Arctic...

BEIJING — China on Friday outlined its ambitions to extend President Xi Jinping's signature Belt and Road Initiative to the Arctic by developing shipping lanes...
Russia’s Sovcomflot says Arctic oil and gas shipments have reached new highs

Russia’s Sovcomflot says Arctic oil and gas shipments have reached new...

In his meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev this week, Sovcomflot General Director Sergey Frank confirmed that his company over the last half...
Alaska reverses course, opening door for ConocoPhillips exploration on North Slope

Alaska reverses course, opening door for ConocoPhillips exploration on North Slope

The administration of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker this week reversed its earlier rejection of a lease transfer between two oil companies, opening the door for...
Alaska pipeline built to survive extremes can’t bear slow oil flow

Alaska pipeline built to survive extremes can’t bear slow oil flow

Here at the top of the world, January brought a glimpse of the anxious future facing Alaska's once-mighty oil pipeline.The 800-mile trans-Alaska oil pipeline...
Canada updates Arctic shipping rules, but still allows cheap and dirty fuel

Canada updates Arctic shipping rules, but still allows cheap and dirty...

You won’t find any mention of heavy fuel oil, or HFO, pollutants in the new Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act regulations that came into effect...