China’s first nuclear icebreaker could serve as test platform for future nuclear aircraft carriers

China’s first nuclear icebreaker could serve as test platform for future...

China is set to become only the second country after Russia to operate a nuclear icebreaker, and it's first such icebreaker will rival Russia’s largest...
A Gazprom underwater pipeline has unexpectedly surfaced in a remote Arctic bay

A Gazprom underwater pipeline has unexpectedly surfaced in a remote Arctic...

A natural gas pipeline operated by Gazprom, one of the four pipelines that connect the Yamal Peninsula with the Nenets coast, has surfaced in...
Rosatom offers reassurances on the safety a new Arctic floating nuclear power plant — but concerns remain

Rosatom offers reassurances on the safety a new Arctic floating nuclear...

In an interview with High North News, Russia's Rosatom responded to some critiques about the safety of its floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov....
U.S. Energy Secretary Perry praises Arctic oil and gas potential, while emphasizing energy geopolitics

U.S. Energy Secretary Perry praises Arctic oil and gas potential, while...

On Thursday at the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, when U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry spoke about U.S. Arctic energy investments, he included...
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...
New satellite images show the speed and extent of Russia’s Arctic development

New satellite images show the speed and extent of Russia’s Arctic...

Russia continues to pursue its security and economic interests above the Arctic Circle and new satellite imagery collected by High North News shows the...
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...
Even after decades, caribou still aren’t fully used to oil development, scientists say

Even after decades, caribou still aren’t fully used to oil development,...

Images of plentiful caribou coexisting peacefully with oil fields have long been staples of the industry’s argument that development is environmentally safe and that...
Shell returns to Arctic Alaska with new offshore oil drilling plans

Shell returns to Arctic Alaska with new offshore oil drilling plans

Five years after abandoning an ambitious multibillion-dollar offshore Arctic exploration program, Royal Dutch Shell is again proposing to drill for oil in Arctic Alaska...
China just received its first LNG shipment to arrive directly from the Russian Arctic by ship

China just received its first LNG shipment to arrive directly from...

A liquified natural gas shipment arrived in China from Russia's Yamal LNG project via the Northern Sea Route for the first time on Thursday,...