Alaska Governor nominates US Arctic waters for offshore oil and gas leasing

Alaska Governor nominates US Arctic waters for offshore oil and gas...

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has nominated the two seas covering the Arctic Ocean’s U.S. continental shelf for inclusion in the federal government’s five-year offshore leasing program,...
Northern Sweden winds will power Google

Northern Sweden winds will power Google

Investment firm Aquila Capital confirms that it has acquired the 148 MW capacity Lehtirova wind power project in northern Sweden and that most of...
Environmental groups file groundbreaking lawsuit against Norway over Arctic oil drilling

Environmental groups file groundbreaking lawsuit against Norway over Arctic oil drilling

Environmental groups Nature and Youth and Greenpeace filed a lawsuit Tuesday, arguing that Barents Sea oil must remain in ground if Norway is to fulfill...
Alaska governor heads to South Korea to pitch gas pipeline

Alaska governor heads to South Korea to pitch gas pipeline

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker is hopping on a flight Friday and heading back to South Korea – after just returning from a marketing trip there last...
Polar bears, fracking and a vow from a conservation group to fight Caelus at Smith Bay

Polar bears, fracking and a vow from a conservation group to...

Claiming a Smith Bay oil field could push polar bears toward extinction, the same group that helped win critical habitat designation for the iconic...
New oil find in Alaska’s Arctic is a ‘game changer,’ says Caelus CEO

New oil find in Alaska’s Arctic is a ‘game changer,’ says...

Caelus Energy's CEO said on Tuesday he is “terribly excited” about the company's oil discovery at Smith Bay and expects it to be larger...
Russia’s northernmost town prepares for nuclear future

Russia’s northernmost town prepares for nuclear future

In a ceremony Tuesday, representatives of Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear power company, and regional authorities officially nailed the first pile into the waterfront of...
Caelus claims offshore Arctic oil discovery that could rank among Alaska’s biggest ever

Caelus claims offshore Arctic oil discovery that could rank among Alaska’s...

Caelus Energy Alaska said Tuesday it has made a “world-class” oil discovery that, if estimates prove true, could be one of the largest finds...
Federal land agency wants to soften blow of development before it begins on part of Alaska’s North Slope

Federal land agency wants to soften blow of development before it...

Federal regulators have released a draft of a strategy they say will be used to ward off negative impacts of oil development in a...
2 heavy oil projects on Alaska’s North Slope are put on hold

2 heavy oil projects on Alaska’s North Slope are put on...

In the grip of a long-running oil price slump, two Alaska oil companies have delayed major projects designed to take advantage of a huge...