Regulations for Arctic refuge oil and gas leasing could be ready soon

Regulations for Arctic refuge oil and gas leasing could be ready...

Expect regulations soon that will guide upcoming oil and gas lease sales in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a Department of Interior official said on...
The latest Norway oil find is another drop in Barents barrel

The latest Norway oil find is another drop in Barents barrel

Measured by its size, the discovery announced earlier this week by Equinor, Norway’s state-controlled oil firm, is marginal. The Skruis find, in the northern...
Norway’s Goliat oil platform is offline — again

Norway’s Goliat oil platform is offline — again

After being offline since Christmas, production of crude oil resumed on February 3rd. That lasted for some few days. On Wednesday, production was halted...
Environmentalists sue to force critical habitat designation for ringed seals

Environmentalists sue to force critical habitat designation for ringed seals

An environmental group filed suit against the Trump administration on Thursday for what it alleges is an illegal neglect of duty to protect two...
Russia’s offshore Arctic oil field passes 4 million ton mark

Russia’s offshore Arctic oil field passes 4 million ton mark

Russia’s only offshore Arctic field in production, the Prirazlomnoye, has delivered four million tons of oil to the markets. It was the tanker Kirill...
Seismic surveys on the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic refuge would cause long-lasting damage, study says

Seismic surveys on the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic refuge would...

When a team of Alaska scientists warned more than a year ago that seismic surveys for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal...
Russia approves €1 billion LNG transshipment terminal on Kola coast

Russia approves €1 billion LNG transshipment terminal on Kola coast

The Russian federal government intends to spend 70 billion rubles (€965 million) on the construction of a new major Arctic terminal for storage and...
The Yamal LNG project’s fourth train is off to a troubled start

The Yamal LNG project’s fourth train is off to a troubled...

The fourth and last train of Russian gas company Novatek's Yamal LNG project is delayed and might cost the company several billions in lost...
Equinor gets ready to drill a new Arctic oil well

Equinor gets ready to drill a new Arctic oil well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has approved Equinor’s well drilling at license area 532 in the Barents Sea. The well will be spudded by the...
US federal agency launches environmental review for a big new oil field planned for Alaska’s North Slope

US federal agency launches environmental review for a big new oil...

A government agency has launched the environmental review for what would be a major new oil development in Arctic Alaska, part of a larger...