Senate set to confirm ex-lobbyist Bernhardt as Interior chief

Senate set to confirm ex-lobbyist Bernhardt as Interior chief

The U.S. Senate is set to confirm former energy lobbyist David Bernhardt as the next Interior Secretary on Thursday, even as coastal state senators...
Oil drilling in part of Norway’s Arctic just became a lot less likely

Oil drilling in part of Norway’s Arctic just became a lot...

Future oil development in part of Norway’s Arctic offshore waters has become a lot less likely, after the Norwegian Labor Party withdrew support of...
Putin invites foreign investors to help build Northern Sea Route hubs

Putin invites foreign investors to help build Northern Sea Route hubs

ST PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday invited foreign investors to take part in the construction of port infrastructure in Murmansk...
New information about Alaska’s Arctic mystery well might not have a big impact in the ANWR drilling debate

New information about Alaska’s Arctic mystery well might not have a...

For decades, there has been no shortage of speculation and just a few scraps of public information about the only oil well ever drilled...
Canadians say Trump administration’s Arctic refuge plan ignores transboundary impacts

Canadians say Trump administration’s Arctic refuge plan ignores transboundary impacts

The Trump administration, in its push to allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, has largely ignored impacts that the development would...
Court ruling on offshore Arctic leasing creates new obstacle for planned Beaufort sale

Court ruling on offshore Arctic leasing creates new obstacle for planned...

A planned oil and gas lease sale in the Beaufort Sea off northern Alaska is in legal limbo now that a federal judge has...
New revelations about ANWR’s only test well cast doubt on oil prospects

New revelations about ANWR’s only test well cast doubt on oil...

The bitter debate over oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain may be much ado about only a little oil, according...
State of Alaska and partners seek to overturn ringed seals’ threatened listing

State of Alaska and partners seek to overturn ringed seals’ threatened...

Ringed seals, dependent on Arctic sea ice and the snow atop it, are too plentiful and healthy to warrant Endangered Species Act protections, the...
US judge scraps Trump order opening offshore Arctic areas to oil leasing

US judge scraps Trump order opening offshore Arctic areas to oil...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A federal judge in Alaska has overturned U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to open vast areas of the Arctic and Atlantic...
Offshore drilling a focus as US lawmakers grill Trump’s Interior pick

Offshore drilling a focus as US lawmakers grill Trump’s Interior pick

President Donald Trump's pick to run the U.S. Department of Interior, a former energy lobbyist, faced tough questions during his Senate confirmation hearing on...