Here’s what the US federal government shutdown means for the Arctic

Here’s what the US federal government shutdown means for the Arctic

The Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf departs Dutch Harbor in 2011. The Coast Guard is one of the key Arctic-focused agencies affected...
Mitsui, Saudi Aramco, Russia’s RDIF in talks to buy Arctic LNG 2 stakes, sources say

Mitsui, Saudi Aramco, Russia’s RDIF in talks to buy Arctic LNG...

MOSCOW/DUBAI — Japan's Mitsui Co Ltd, Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Aramco are in talks to buy stakes in Novatek's Arctic LNG...
With draft environmental study done, Trump administration hopes for Arctic refuge lease sale soon

With draft environmental study done, Trump administration hopes for Arctic refuge...

The Trump administration is on track to auction off oil drilling rights next year in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and a key milestone...
Embattled US Interior secretary, who championed expanded Arctic oil development, resigns abruptly

Embattled US Interior secretary, who championed expanded Arctic oil development, resigns...

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has spent his two years in office pushing for new oil development across Arctic Alaska’s lands and waters, is...
Norway’s government postpones a Barents oil terminal decision until 2019

Norway’s government postpones a Barents oil terminal decision until 2019

The Norwegian government will not — as legislators had instructed it to — be issuing a decision this year about whether it is commercially...
Russia presents an ambitious 5-year plan for Arctic investment

Russia presents an ambitious 5-year plan for Arctic investment

Russia plans to invest some 5.5 trillion rubles (about €72 billion, or $82 billion) on regional infrastructure and natural resource development in the Arctic...
Permafrost thaw threatens millions of Arctic residents and their infrastructure

Permafrost thaw threatens millions of Arctic residents and their infrastructure

Across the Arctic, cities, highways, railroads, oil fields and other structures inhabited by or used by people perch precariously on permafrost that is warming.Now...
Novatek’s CEO warns of U.S. pressure against LNG transfer operations in Norway

Novatek’s CEO warns of U.S. pressure against LNG transfer operations in...

There is big politics in the air over Honningsvåg, the Norwegian Arctic town that now is hosting the grand ship-to-ship reloading scheme of Russian...
Despite improvements, ‘relatively large’ safety issues still dog Goliat

Despite improvements, ‘relatively large’ safety issues still dog Goliat

Safety at the error-plagued Goliat oil platform in the Barents Sea is improving, but Norwegian safety authorities remain far from satisfied and have warned...
American LNG developers see possible opening from US-China trade truce

American LNG developers see possible opening from US-China trade truce

NEW YORK — Companies proposing new U.S. liquefied natural gas export projects, including one in Alaska's Arctic, expressed optimism on Monday the agreement between...