Energy

Russia’s newest icebreaker is vital to the Northern Sea Route, says Rosatom

Russia’s newest icebreaker is vital to the Northern Sea Route, says...

The 173-meter-long nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural arrived in Murmansk on Tuesday after a six-day voyage from the Baltic Yard in St. Petersburg. It moored at...
Putin’s top oilman praises Xi Jinping, invites China to invest in the Arctic

Putin’s top oilman praises Xi Jinping, invites China to invest in...

Russia desperately seeks to respond to the international sanctions imposed on its energy sector and increasingly looks to China for markets for its oil...
Norway to postpone oil and gas licensing round

Norway to postpone oil and gas licensing round

OSLO — Norway will not issue licenses for energy companies to explore for oil and gas in frontier areas during the life of the...
Putin touts Russia’s ‘Arctic power’ with launch of nuclear icebreakers

Putin touts Russia’s ‘Arctic power’ with launch of nuclear icebreakers

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday touted Russia's Arctic power at a flag-raising ceremony and dock launch for two nuclear-powered icebreakers...
As EU oil ban approaches, a Russian tanker tests Arctic route to China

As EU oil ban approaches, a Russian tanker tests Arctic route...

An oil tanker that normally shuttles between Lukoil’s far northern oil terminal of Varandey and Murmansk this week sailed into the Yellow Sea and...
Alaska oil lease sales draw more than $5 million in bids for North Slope and Beaufort Sea

Alaska oil lease sales draw more than $5 million in bids...

Businesses spent more than $5 million for leases giving them the right to explore for oil on state-owned territory in the Arctic, the Alaska...
Equinor postpones decision on a key offshore Arctic oil field

Equinor postpones decision on a key offshore Arctic oil field

Norway's state oil company Equinor and its partners announced a postponement of an investment decision on the Wisting oil project, which was poised to...
China’s biggest heavy-lift carrier sails into Kola Bay

China’s biggest heavy-lift carrier sails into Kola Bay

Locals in Murmansk are used to big ships and busy shipping. But the Xin Guang Hua probably attracted people’s attention as it sailed into...
TotalEnergies lands $9.9 billion profit as it books new Russia charge

TotalEnergies lands $9.9 billion profit as it books new Russia charge

PARIS — TotalEnergies posted a sharp jump in third quarter net profit on Thursday, joining other energy giants which have benefited from higher oil...
Nunavik renewable energy firm eyes projects in 6 communities

Nunavik renewable energy firm eyes projects in 6 communities

A Nunavik renewable energy company says it wants to hear from residents in six communities about possible hydro, solar and wind power projects. Staff from...
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