Environmental, Native groups seek temporary halt to Arctic refuge lease sale as seismic plan gains momentum

Environmental, Native groups seek temporary halt to Arctic refuge lease sale...

Three weeks before the outgoing Trump administration plans to auction off tracts in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain to oil companies, environmental...
Alaska’s governor wants the state to cut ties with banks who shun Arctic oil drilling

Alaska’s governor wants the state to cut ties with banks who...

With all six major U.S. banks adopting policies against financing new Arctic oil development — and now five major Canadian banks doing the same...
The tiny Russian Arctic town of Dikson is set to see a major new port for oil shipping

The tiny Russian Arctic town of Dikson is set to see...

Big changes are on the way for Dikson, a Russian Arctic town of about 500 residents located on the northern tip of the Taymyr...
With a new Arctic discovery, Rosneft compares Kara Sea with Gulf of Mexico and Middle East

With a new Arctic discovery, Rosneft compares Kara Sea with Gulf...

Russian oil and gas company Rosneft has announced the discovery a new field in the Kara Sea holds an estimated 800 billion cubic meters...
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...
Federal appeals court strikes down the Trump administration’s approval of an Alaska offshore Arctic oil project

Federal appeals court strikes down the Trump administration’s approval of an...

A federal court on Monday voided the Trump administration’s approval of an offshore oil field in Arctic Alaska. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s...
Trump administration seeks to allow polar bear disturbance for oil in Alaska refuge

Trump administration seeks to allow polar bear disturbance for oil in...

ANCHORAGE — The Trump administration on Monday proposed allowing companies searching for oil and gas deposits in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to disrupt...
Massive dredging opens a shallow Russian Arctic gulf for bigger ships

Massive dredging opens a shallow Russian Arctic gulf for bigger ships

Russia's state nuclear power company Rosatom and its subsidiary Hydrographical Company undertook major dredging operations in the Gulf of Ob (also known as Ob...
Russian, Chinese intelligence targeting Norwegian oil secrets, says report

Russian, Chinese intelligence targeting Norwegian oil secrets, says report

OSLO — Russia, China and other countries are using espionage to glean secrets of Norway's petroleum industry and plans by its government to cut...
Trump administration plans to sell Arctic refuge oil leases in early January

Trump administration plans to sell Arctic refuge oil leases in early...

The Trump administration is pushing forward with a controversial plan to sell oil and gas leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the...