A new Russian Arctic partnership announces the construction of 17 icebreaking LNG tankers

A new Russian Arctic partnership announces the construction of 17 icebreaking...

A joint venture between Novatek and Sovcomflot will develop and run a powerful new fleet of Arctic carriers. The two companies signed the deal...
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...
Arctic refuge snow conditions are even worse for tundra travel than previously reported

Arctic refuge snow conditions are even worse for tundra travel than...

If energy companies bring drilling rigs and other industrial equipment to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, it will be difficult for them...
Can a new skyline halt the decline of world’s largest Arctic city?

Can a new skyline halt the decline of world’s largest Arctic...

Marred by population decline and strained economy, Murmansk hopes it can stir growth by building of new futuristic and fancy city quarters on the...
India and Russia target $30 billion in trade by 2025, announce new energy deals

India and Russia target $30 billion in trade by 2025, announce...

VLADIVOSTOK — India and Russia are targeting $30 billion of annual trade by 2025, India's foreign secretary said on Wednesday as a string of...
Why Russia is taking another look at Svalbard oil-drilling samples from 1975

Why Russia is taking another look at Svalbard oil-drilling samples from...

Almost 50 years after Soviet oilmen drilled in the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, the Russian government has commissioned a new analysis of those...
After 60 years in Alaska, BP announces sell-off and exit from state

After 60 years in Alaska, BP announces sell-off and exit from...

The oil giant that operates the anchor oil field on the North Slope in Alaska's Arctic is exiting the state and selling all of...
In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic win

In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic...

COPENHAGEN — Greenland's leaders want to use global interest in the Arctic island aroused by President Donald Trump's eye-catching offer of a sale to...
French shipper CMA CGM backs away from Russia’s Northern Sea Route

French shipper CMA CGM backs away from Russia’s Northern Sea Route

France's CMA CGM, the world’s fourth largest container shipping company, has announced that it will not operate in the Arctic due to environmental concerns. CMA...
The Trump administration just pushed forward on two major Arctic Alaska development projects

The Trump administration just pushed forward on two major Arctic Alaska...

The Trump administration on Friday released documents that pushed two controversial Arctic Alaska projects — one a road, and the other an oilfield —...