Rosneft seeks to tempt trading houses into Arctic oil project with supply deals

Rosneft seeks to tempt trading houses into Arctic oil project with...

MOSCOW — Russian state oil major Rosneft is courting investments from global trading houses to help develop one of the world's biggest oil deposits,...
After winning most Arctic refuge bids, an Alaska agency prepares to assume oil leases

After winning most Arctic refuge bids, an Alaska agency prepares to...

The Alaska state agency that submitted most of the bids in a lightly attended auction for drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge...
Longyearbyen will shut down its coal-fired power plant

Longyearbyen will shut down its coal-fired power plant

The Longyearbyen Heat and Power Plant in Svalbard — the only energy producer in Norway running on coal — is set to close. Together...
US regulators propose habitat protections for Alaska’s threatened ice seals

US regulators propose habitat protections for Alaska’s threatened ice seals

Eight years after ringed and bearded seals were granted Endangered Species Act protections, the federal government has released its plans to designate critical habitat...
Two new incinerators aim to ease Greenland’s trash problem

Two new incinerators aim to ease Greenland’s trash problem

Two new trash-to-energy systems are expected to provide residents of Greenland’s two largest cities with heat and hot water while at the same time...
The sale of Arctic refuge oil leases draws meager bidding — mostly from an Alaska state agency

The sale of Arctic refuge oil leases draws meager bidding —...

A much-vaunted and highly controversial lease sale auctioning off drilling rights in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drew a meager $14.4 million on Wednesday,...
Trump administration holds oil lease sale for Alaska wildlife refuge Wednesday

Trump administration holds oil lease sale for Alaska wildlife refuge Wednesday

The Trump administration on Wednesday will open bids for oil and gas drilling leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, despite tepid interest from...
US federal judge denies effort to stop drilling auction in Arctic refuge

US federal judge denies effort to stop drilling auction in Arctic...

A federal judge in Alaska ruled late on Tuesday that the Trump administration's planned auction of oil drilling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife...
Trafigura received $7 billion Russian loan for Vostok Oil deal, Bloomberg reports

Trafigura received $7 billion Russian loan for Vostok Oil deal, Bloomberg...

Global commodities trader Trafigura's purchase of a 10 percent stake in Rosneft's Vostok Oil project in the Arctic was funded by a $7 billion...
Trump administration finalizes an expanded drilling plan for Alaska’s Arctic petroleum reserve

Trump administration finalizes an expanded drilling plan for Alaska’s Arctic petroleum...

With a little more than two weeks remaining in office, the Trump administration announced Monday that it has opened an additional 7 million acres...