Russian National Guard takes over Arctic seaport security

Russian National Guard takes over Arctic seaport security

Nine seaports in the Russian Arctic will be protected by the National Guard over the course of the year, the force's head Viktor Zolotov...
No more oil and gas moratoriums until after devolution, says Nunavut minister

No more oil and gas moratoriums until after devolution, says Nunavut...

The federal government should wait until after a devolution agreement with Nunavut before declaring any more moratoriums on Arctic oil and gas development, says...
How Equinor’s offshore oil rig infection exposes coronavirus dangers for remote sites

How Equinor’s offshore oil rig infection exposes coronavirus dangers for remote...

OSLO/LONDON — Equinor reported the oil industry's first coronavirus infection on an offshore installation on Wednesday, highlighting the challenge in preventing contamination for thousands...
A major Alaska Arctic natural gas plan now looks economically dubious — but it just passed a major milestone

A major Alaska Arctic natural gas plan now looks economically dubious...

Plans for a pipeline carrying natural gas from Alaska’s Arctic to a tidewater port in the southern part of the state have floundered economically,...
Putin signs Russia’s new Arctic master plan

Putin signs Russia’s new Arctic master plan

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the nation's new Arctic strategy, which includes its main objectives, priorities and tasks in the region, as well...
UBS adds Arctic lending restrictions as ‘sustainable’ investments rise

UBS adds Arctic lending restrictions as ‘sustainable’ investments rise

LONDON — Switzerland's UBS said the value of its 'sustainable' investments rose by more than 50 percent to nearly $500 billion in 2019, while...
PetroChina suspends some gas contracts as coronavirus hits demand: sources

PetroChina suspends some gas contracts as coronavirus hits demand: sources

SINGAPORE — PetroChina has suspended some natural gas imports, including on liquefied natural gas shipments and on gas imported via pipelines, as a seasonal...
Wall Street backs away from Arctic drilling amid Alaska political heat

Wall Street backs away from Arctic drilling amid Alaska political heat

ANCHORAGE — Wells Fargo and Co has become third big U.S. bank to publicly announce it will no longer invest in Arctic oil drilling.The...
Russian Arctic shipping is up by 430 percent in 3 years

Russian Arctic shipping is up by 430 percent in 3 years

The volume of goods being delivered to and from ports on the Arctic shipping route has never been close to the current level. According to...
Denning polar bears need better protection from Alaska oil development, scientists say

Denning polar bears need better protection from Alaska oil development, scientists...

For the oil industry, safe operations on Alaska’s North Slope require avoidance of polar bears. But for more than a decade, a new study...