U.S. House Democrats vote to block ANWR drilling if leasing bids don’t deliver

U.S. House Democrats vote to block ANWR drilling if leasing bids...

Two bills addressing natural resource exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are gaining traction in the U.S. House of Representatives, but the Republican-controlled...
Floating nuclear power plant will be key element on Northern Sea Route, says Rosatom

Floating nuclear power plant will be key element on Northern Sea...

The construction and testing of Russia’s first power plant of the kind is declared completed as the installation on Thursday morning was officially handed over...
Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire

Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire

MOSCOW — Russian commentators have challenged officials for not releasing full details about an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors.The...
Arctic countries have begun working together to step up nuclear accident preparedness

Arctic countries have begun working together to step up nuclear accident...

Øyvind Aas-Hansen with the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA) is happy to cooperate with Aleksandr Vazhenin and Pavel Borisov from the Emergency...
Russia’s Novatek finalizes deal to sell a stake in Arctic LNG 2 to Japanese investors

Russia’s Novatek finalizes deal to sell a stake in Arctic LNG...

Novatek PAO, Russia's biggest private gas producer, has signed agreements to sell a 10 percent stake in its upcoming project to liquefy natural gas...
The first battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic

The first battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic

The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator...
The small town of Dikson is set to get a key role in Russia’s big Arctic plan

The small town of Dikson is set to get a key...

The roughly 550 people living in Dikson, an outpost on the Kara Sea coast, could soon face big change as Russia's federal government earlier...
Russia begins drilling at major Arctic oil reserve

Russia begins drilling at major Arctic oil reserve

Operations at what could become the largest oil field in the Arctic began on June 13 when Russia’s Neftegazholding began drilling at Payakha, in northern...
Environmentalists sue to force critical habitat designation for ringed seals

Environmentalists sue to force critical habitat designation for ringed seals

An environmental group filed suit against the Trump administration on Thursday for what it alleges is an illegal neglect of duty to protect two...
No oil in Norway’s northernmost drilling area

No oil in Norway’s northernmost drilling area

Norwegian state-owned energy company Equinor has drilled its second dry well in the country’s northernmost license area, in a part of the Barents Sea...