Mining firm backed by Bezos and Gates to begin Greenland drilling

Mining firm backed by Bezos and Gates to begin Greenland drilling

COPENHAGEN — Mineral exploration company KoBold Metals, backed by billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, said on Thursday it would begin drilling in...
Climate-fueled permafrost thaw threatens up to half of Arctic infrastructure, report finds

Climate-fueled permafrost thaw threatens up to half of Arctic infrastructure, report...

Thawing permafrost could put as much as 50 percent of Arctic infrastructure at high risk of damage by 2050, requiring tens of billions of...
Russia’s new Arctic LNG project will be built with western technology

Russia’s new Arctic LNG project will be built with western technology

The next liquefied natural gas project in the Russian Arctic is likely to be the Ob LNG. It will produce 6.6 million tons per...
Major oil companies and investors pull back from Russian Arctic oil and gas

Major oil companies and investors pull back from Russian Arctic oil...

Several major oil companies and investors have announced in recent days they are withdrawing from Russian resource development or not pursuing new projects with...
Greenland approves two hydroelectric projects

Greenland approves two hydroelectric projects

Greenland’s legislature has approved construction of a sixth hydroelectric plant and expansion of an existing facility in Nuuk that will make it possible for...
As a new review gets underway, the future of a huge Arctic Alaska oil project is uncertain

As a new review gets underway, the future of a huge...

As a major new oil project planned for Alaska's Arctic begins another environmental review, it now faces a less certain future. The Willow project, being...
Winter oil work continues on Alaska’s North Slope, despite uncertainty about major projects

Winter oil work continues on Alaska’s North Slope, despite uncertainty about...

With major oil projects stalled by legal problems, oil companies operating on Alaska’s North Slope are pursuing plans for alternative developments this winter. ConocoPhillips, the...
Denmark to fund major hydropower projects in Greenland

Denmark to fund major hydropower projects in Greenland

Greenland and Denmark announced a new funding agreement for two major hydroelectric power plants in Greenland on Tuesday. Múte B. Egede, prime minister of Greenland,...
ConocoPhillips says Alaska leak is in a ‘shallow gas zone’

ConocoPhillips says Alaska leak is in a ‘shallow gas zone’

ANCHORAGE — The source natural gas that has been leaking for at least 12 days at an oil-producing ConocoPhillips field in Alaska's North Slope...
Batteries included? Northvolt goes all out to meet 2021 launch goal

Batteries included? Northvolt goes all out to meet 2021 launch goal

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Northvolt Chief Executive Peter Carlsson wants to take on his old boss Elon Musk with the greenest electric vehicle batteries in...