Nunavut electrical utility explores geothermal energy potential

Nunavut electrical utility explores geothermal energy potential

In an effort to explore alternative energy North of 60, Nunavut’s power corporation is looking for someone to study and map geothermal power potential...
Ban on new Arctic drilling gives Canada leg up -U.S. lawmakers

Ban on new Arctic drilling gives Canada leg up -U.S. lawmakers

OTTAWA — U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday slammed an agreement made with Canada to ban offshore Arctic drilling, saying Ottawa's plan to review its ban every...
Norway authorities stop Greenpeace protests at Arctic well

Norway authorities stop Greenpeace protests at Arctic well

OSLO — Norwegian coast guards stopped Greenpeace from protesting at a site of the country's northernmost exploration well drilled by Statoil, the environmentalist group said...
U.S. wildlife regulator slams Trump’s Arctic refuge drilling study

U.S. wildlife regulator slams Trump’s Arctic refuge drilling study

The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling...
A federal agency decision keeps former Shell leases in the Beaufort Sea alive

A federal agency decision keeps former Shell leases in the Beaufort...

Beaufort Sea oil leases that had been scheduled to expire late last year are now still alive, thanks to a decision by a U.S....
Two Nunavut hamlets experiment with wind, solar energy

Two Nunavut hamlets experiment with wind, solar energy

The hamlets of Arviat and Kugluktuk have decided to work on new clean energy projects to reduce diesel use.If all goes well, solar panels...
After disappointment in Norway’s Arctic, Statoil says ‘we will come back’

After disappointment in Norway’s Arctic, Statoil says ‘we will come back’

The failure to find oil at the Korpfjell prospect isn't going to make Norway’s oil major give up, the company says. We will come back...
Some of geothermal energy’s potential remains untapped

Some of geothermal energy’s potential remains untapped

Alexander Richter says that there's plenty of opportunity to make better use of geothermal energy.Richter, who is president of the International Geothermal Association and the...
For Norway’s next big oilfield, size isn’t everything

For Norway’s next big oilfield, size isn’t everything

When Tejre Sørviknes, Norway’s oil minister, received plans to develop the Johan Castberg field, in the Barents Sea, on December 5, he described it...
Companies sign deals to construct carriers for Arctic LNG 2

Companies sign deals to construct carriers for Arctic LNG 2

The Russian far eastern shipyard of Zvezda is ready to start building of the first tanker for Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project.On Nov. 2,...