Report: Arctic refuge coastal plain, poised for oil development, is increasingly important for wildlife

Report: Arctic refuge coastal plain, poised for oil development, is increasingly...

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, the area slated by the Trump administration for oil leasing, is an increasingly important site for polar...
Trump ‘energy dominance’ policy pits Washington against Moscow

Trump ‘energy dominance’ policy pits Washington against Moscow

WASHINGTON — Last July, U.S. President Donald Trump stood beside his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, in Warsaw and promised to help wean the nation...
Two new lawsuits seek to undo recent oil leases in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve

Two new lawsuits seek to undo recent oil leases in Alaska’s...

Two lawsuits filed by environmentalists on Friday seek to void recent oil and gas lease sales in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska on the grounds...
Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation want to remove most of the state’s waters from new offshore leasing plan

Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation want to remove most of the...

Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation are urging the Department of Interior to limit offshore oil leasing to the three most prospective areas — the...
Poland wants U.S. sanctions to cover Nord Stream 2

Poland wants U.S. sanctions to cover Nord Stream 2

WARSAW — Poland wants the United States to impose sanctions on the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Germany, Prime Minister...
The real question on China’s new Arctic policy will be how the Arctic responds

The real question on China’s new Arctic policy will be how...

So, finally, it is official. China is a “Near-Arctic State,” according to itself. One with great plans, ambitions and the wealth to back them...
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...
A submarine power cable to Svalbard isn’t realistic, says Norway’s government

A submarine power cable to Svalbard isn’t realistic, says Norway’s government

In announcing a feasibility study for future power supply alternatives to Svalbard, the Norwegian government maintains that a submarine cable option is unlikely and...
Questions mount about Norway’s Arctic oil

Questions mount about Norway’s Arctic oil

Norway is selling more natural gas than ever. In 2017, companies extracted 236.4 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalents, an increase of 2.7...
We are making Murmansk a world leader on oil and gas, says Novatek

We are making Murmansk a world leader on oil and gas,...

The Russian natural gas company Novatek sent a Norwegian citizen to present its grand Arctic projects at a conference in Northern Norway this week....