Equinor’s Melkøya LNG plant expected to restart ahead of schedule

Equinor’s Melkøya LNG plant expected to restart ahead of schedule

OSLO — Equinor expects to restart its Melkøya liquefied natural gas plant on June 18, the company's website showed on Thursday.The shutdown of the...
Spain’s Repsol pulls out of planned joint venture in Russia’s Arctic

Spain’s Repsol pulls out of planned joint venture in Russia’s Arctic

MOSCOW — Spain's Repsol has pulled out of a planned joint venture to develop two Arctic oil blocks with Russia's Gazprom Neft and Royal...
A new Russian Barents Sea port and railway link could help connect Asia with the Arctic

A new Russian Barents Sea port and railway link could help...

A 500-kilometer railway through Arctic Russia from Karpogory to Indiga is now on the table for investment as part of the country's larger Arctic...
A Russian village building an Arctic LNG supply plant will get new hospital after being hit hard by COVID-19

A Russian village building an Arctic LNG supply plant will get...

MOSCOW — Russia's Arctic region of Murmansk plans to build a new temporary hospital in a village where a vital liquefied natural gas supply...
A massive Arctic natural gas pipeline project in Alaska just got federal approval

A massive Arctic natural gas pipeline project in Alaska just got...

A federal agency has approved a plan to build a massive pipeline project to ship natural gas from Alaska’s North Slope to markets.The Federal...
U.S. energy secretary criticized for comparing banks’ Arctic policies to racial discrimination

U.S. energy secretary criticized for comparing banks’ Arctic policies to racial...

WASHINGTON — Liberal groups criticized U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette on Tuesday for a comment comparing the reluctance of some banks to finance fossil...
The season’s first Russian LNG convoy is sailing the Northern Sea Route — a month earlier than usual

The season’s first Russian LNG convoy is sailing the Northern Sea...

This year's first eastbound shipment of LNG from Russia's Arctic to China along the Northern Sea Route has departed more than a month earlier...
Murmansk gains status as a special economic zone

Murmansk gains status as a special economic zone

The federal Ministry of the Far East and Arctic last week officially approved Murmansk as a region of prioritized development. The new status includes...
Novatek halts some Yamal LNG production

Novatek halts some Yamal LNG production

Yamal LNG is halting production on its second and third units for 12 days each in the period between May 21 and June 15,...
Japan’s MUFG adds Arctic drilling to its ‘restricted transactions’ list

Japan’s MUFG adds Arctic drilling to its ‘restricted transactions’ list

TOKYO — Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group said on Wednesday it has put oil sands extraction and drilling for crude oil and gas in the...