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...
Novatek is set to order up to 42 new ice-hardened LNG carriers

Novatek is set to order up to 42 new ice-hardened LNG...

With the opening of Novatek’s newest and largest Arctic natural gas project, Arctic LNG 2, just three years away, Novatek’s Chairman of the Board...
Republican lawmakers urge Trump to stop banks from shunning fossil fuel loans

Republican lawmakers urge Trump to stop banks from shunning fossil fuel...

WASHINGTON — A group of Republican lawmakers from energy-producing states on Friday called on President Donald Trump to prevent banks from halting loans and...
Trump administration says it will miss 2019 target for Arctic refuge oil lease sale

Trump administration says it will miss 2019 target for Arctic refuge...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will miss its target of holding the first-ever oil drilling lease sale in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this...
BP, seeking to reduce carbon footprint, makes forest-preservation deals with Alaska Native corporations

BP, seeking to reduce carbon footprint, makes forest-preservation deals with Alaska...

BP, operator of the supergiant Prudhoe Bay oil field on Alaska’s North Slope, is partnering with Alaska Native corporations to preserve forested lands and...
Shipping volumes on the Northern Sea Route are up by more than 60 percent

Shipping volumes on the Northern Sea Route are up by more...

Russia’s development of the Arctic shipping route is proceeding ahead of schedule. According to Rosatom, the state nuclear power company, shipping exceeded 26 million tons...
Moscow outlines a €210 billion incentive plan for Arctic oil

Moscow outlines a €210 billion incentive plan for Arctic oil

A new tax regime for the Russian Arctic aims to provide for an unprecedented wave of investment in oil and gas drilling in the...
The U.S. Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60 years ago. It didn’t go well

The U.S. Army tried portable nuclear power at remote bases 60...

In a tunnel 40 feet beneath the surface of the Greenland ice sheet, a Geiger counter screamed. It was 1964, the height of the...
Company drops plan for an aerial geological survey of Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Company drops plan for an aerial geological survey of Alaska’s Arctic...

An aerial survey intended to gather geologic data in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will not be conducted this summer. CGG...
The Northern Sea Route saw a record number of ships transit in 2020

The Northern Sea Route saw a record number of ships transit...

LONDON — Ships sailing through the Arctic region's busiest lane along the Siberian coast made the highest number of trips on record this year...