Federal agency endorses plan for oil project in Alaska’s offshore Arctic waters

Federal agency endorses plan for oil project in Alaska’s offshore Arctic...

A federal agency has granted its blessing to Hilcorp Energy Company’s plan of development for what would be the first producing oil field located...
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...
The future of Norway’s oil industry lies in the Barents Sea—but it’s far from certain

The future of Norway’s oil industry lies in the Barents Sea—but...

Norway’s oil and gas industry has three things going for it right now: oil prices have doubled over the past two years, production remains...
Interior takes step toward 2019 Beaufort oil lease sale

Interior takes step toward 2019 Beaufort oil lease sale

The U.S. Department of Interior is moving forward on new oil and gas leasing in the offshore Arctic, targeting some areas that had been...
Barclays says it will no longer make controversial energy investments, including in Arctic oil

Barclays says it will no longer make controversial energy investments, including...

Self-imposed restrictions on investment in fossil fuels will likely see Barclays, a U.K.-based bank, refuse to finance new oil and gas drilling in the...
Norway offers Arctic oil drillers a big opening near protected Svalbard waters

Norway offers Arctic oil drillers a big opening near protected Svalbard...

Norway announced the opening of nine new petroleum exploration licenses in the Barents Sea, including some areas near the protected waters off Svalbard and...
Alaska gasline agency opens Tokyo office, replaces state’s representative in Japan

Alaska gasline agency opens Tokyo office, replaces state’s representative in Japan

The state gasline agency has opened an office in Tokyo and hired a former employee of the giant Mitsubishi Corp. who got to know Bill...
Gazprom hints it might share Yamal gas with Novatek

Gazprom hints it might share Yamal gas with Novatek

Russia's Tambey fields hold an estimated 6.7 trillion cubic meters of natural gas and could be developed by a joint venture, Gazprom leader Aleksey Miller...
Alaska officials probing BP oil, gas wells at Prudhoe Bay after spill

Alaska officials probing BP oil, gas wells at Prudhoe Bay after...

ANCHORAGE — Regulators in the U.S. state of Alaska will investigate all of the oil and natural gas wells operated by BP Plc at...
A wind and solar power station rises next to a Russian Arctic oil field

A wind and solar power station rises next to a Russian...

Gazprom Neft has begun testing of two wind power generators and 30 solar panels at its new Novy Port field.The green power installation, named Yurta,...