A unique Russian drilling ship is set for an Arctic overhaul

A unique Russian drilling ship is set for an Arctic overhaul

The Russian supply ship Bavenit will become one of the world’s best equipped ships of its kind, capable of exploring the outer parts of...
LNG tanker completes first winter Northern Sea Route crossing without an escort

LNG tanker completes first winter Northern Sea Route crossing without an...

Last month, the LNG tanker Eduard Toll made history as the first ship to cross Russia’s Northern Sea Route in winter without the help...
Oil companies show fading interest in Taymyr

Oil companies show fading interest in Taymyr

Lukoil and Rosneft both fought hard over licenses on the remote Arctic Taymyr Peninsula in 2015 and 2016, but now, both companies’ interest in...
Shipping on the Northern Sea Route is up 40 percent

Shipping on the Northern Sea Route is up 40 percent

The volume of goods shipped along the Northern Sea Route is expected to reach 29 million tons in course of 2019, says Nikolay Monko,...
Rosneft finds more than 80 million tons of oil in its first offshore Laptev Sea well

Rosneft finds more than 80 million tons of oil in its...

Russian oil giant Rosneft says that the Tsentralno-Olginskaya-1 well, it's first ever drilling in the Laptev Sea, holds at least 80 million tons of...
Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Germany’s Arctic policy ​​​​​​​calls for more restrictions in the region

Nordic prime ministers and German Chancellor Angela Merkel highlighted widening cooperation between the five Nordic countries and Germany in Reykjavik, Iceland, last month, just as Germany’s...
U.S. judge blocks drilling over climate change, casting doubt on Trump energy agenda

U.S. judge blocks drilling over climate change, casting doubt on Trump...

A U.S. judge has blocked oil drilling planned in Wyoming because the government failed to adequately consider its impact on global warming — a...
Following the lead of Russia’s Yamal LNG, a new plan for Alaska natural gas proposes skipping the costly pipeline

Following the lead of Russia’s Yamal LNG, a new plan for...

For half a century, Alaskans have considered plan after plan to build a pipeline that would get the North Slope’s vast but stranded natural...
More Arctic oil flowed through the trans-Alaska pipeline this year than last

More Arctic oil flowed through the trans-Alaska pipeline this year than...

Oil flow through the 40-year-old Trans Alaska Pipeline System in 2017 was 1.5 percent higher than the year before, making it the second consecutive...
Gazprom CEO sees share of EU gas market rising despite LNG rivals

Gazprom CEO sees share of EU gas market rising despite LNG...

LONDON — A new pipeline from Russia's Arctic fields to Germany will boost Moscow's share of the European gas market despite competition from Qatar...