The first direct shipment of LNG from Russia’s Arctic to Asia is nearing delivery

The first direct shipment of LNG from Russia’s Arctic to Asia...

Two tankers carrying liquefied natural gas from Russia’s northern coast are due to arrive at their destination in China in the coming days, marking...
U.S., Russian officials discuss sanctions, Russian gas pipeline plans

U.S., Russian officials discuss sanctions, Russian gas pipeline plans

WASHINGTON — Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia and Moscow's plan to expand its Nord Stream...
‘America’s got to up its game in the Arctic,’ says Defense Secretary Mattis

‘America’s got to up its game in the Arctic,’ says Defense...

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska — The United States needs to "up its game" in the Arctic and deal with an increasingly important and...
Novatek looks to Norway for LNG reloading capacity

Novatek looks to Norway for LNG reloading capacity

Novatek might engage in large-scale ship-to-ship reloading of liquefied natural gas at three sites in Arctic Norway.In a letter sent to the Norwegian Directorate...
Ports without shore power will be losers in future cruise ship market

Ports without shore power will be losers in future cruise ship...

Stortinget, the Norwegian Parliament, has decided to instruct the government to work out a strategy on how to establish shore and charging power for...
Alaskans try for damage control as U.S.-China tariff dispute escalates

Alaskans try for damage control as U.S.-China tariff dispute escalates

A Washington, D.C. trip that Gov. Bill Walker had scheduled to help promote North Slope natural gas development has taken on a new urgency...
Ottawa promises to exempt aviation fuel from carbon tax in Canada’s northern territories

Ottawa promises to exempt aviation fuel from carbon tax in Canada’s...

The federal government has committed to exempting aviation fuel used in Nunavut, Yukon and Northwest Territories from the country’s carbon tax.Under Ottawa’s carbon pricing...
Norway offers Arctic oil drillers a big opening near protected Svalbard waters

Norway offers Arctic oil drillers a big opening near protected Svalbard...

Norway announced the opening of nine new petroleum exploration licenses in the Barents Sea, including some areas near the protected waters off Svalbard and...
Finland president calls for Arctic Council to reduce black carbon emissions

Finland president calls for Arctic Council to reduce black carbon emissions

In a meeting Wednesday, Finland president Sauli Niinisto called on the Arctic Council to cut down on black carbon emissions in the region.According to...
Trump administration plans construction to prepare Alaska’s Arctic refuge for oil drilling

Trump administration plans construction to prepare Alaska’s Arctic refuge for oil...

ANCHORAGE — The Trump administration said on Thursday it would spend $4 million on construction projects in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in preparation...