China’s first nuclear icebreaker could serve as test platform for future nuclear aircraft carriers

China’s first nuclear icebreaker could serve as test platform for future...

China is set to become only the second country after Russia to operate a nuclear icebreaker, and it's first such icebreaker will rival Russia’s largest...
Cruise ship’s close call renews demands for Arctic HFO ban

Cruise ship’s close call renews demands for Arctic HFO ban

The near-grounding of the cruise ship Viking Sky this past weekend off Norway has renewed concerns about the use of dirty and difficult-to-clean up...
Terrain, lack of freshwater and uneven snow will make Arctic refuge winter travel difficult, scientists warn

Terrain, lack of freshwater and uneven snow will make Arctic refuge...

In their argument for oil drilling on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, supporters invoke oil companies’ experience of using seasonal...
Climate change action could make Arctic oil and gas ‘uneconomic,’ Nunavut regulators hear

Climate change action could make Arctic oil and gas ‘uneconomic,’ Nunavut...

Action to curb climate change may snuff out Nunavut’s gas and oil development before it even starts.That possibility was raised during a presentation from...
Novatek will be allowed to operate foreign LNG Carriers on the Northern Sea Route

Novatek will be allowed to operate foreign LNG Carriers on the...

Natural gas company Novatek was granted an exemption from a new law banning foreign-flagged oil and gas carriers from the Northern Sea Route. The...
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...
Scientists inside and out of the federal government raise concerns about Arctic refuge drilling

Scientists inside and out of the federal government raise concerns about...

Documents released last week by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility reveal concerns from U.S. government scientists about drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.PEER...
Northern Sea Route requires massive infrastructure, says report

Northern Sea Route requires massive infrastructure, says report

A massive development of new industry and adjacent infrastructure is needed if national targets for the Northern Sea Route are to be met, the...
Why Saudi Arabia is looking to enter the Arctic with an investment in Russian LNG

Why Saudi Arabia is looking to enter the Arctic with an...

Ongoing discussions between Novatek, Russia’s largest privately-owned natural gas company, and Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, for cooperation on the new Arctic...
Russia’s Novatek is close to deal with Saudi Aramco on its Arctic LNG 2 project, says CEO

Russia’s Novatek is close to deal with Saudi Aramco on its...

MOSCOW — Leonid Mikhelson, chief executive of Russian gas giant Novatek, said on Sunday he had discussed the company's Arctic LNG 2 project with...