Northern Norway battery maker plans new factory, New York stock listing

Northern Norway battery maker plans new factory, New York stock listing

  FREYR Battery, Norwegian company aims at becoming one of Europe’s largest battery cell suppliers, announced on Friday it had entered into a business agreement...
Fossil fuels and positive effects of climate change top Russia’s new Arctic priorities, says ambassador

Fossil fuels and positive effects of climate change top Russia’s new...

Tax benefits for hydrocarbon extractors and a customs duty regime that benefits domestic investors are de facto turning the Russian Arctic into the world’s...
Winter transits along the Northern Sea Route open up a new frontier in Arctic shipping

Winter transits along the Northern Sea Route open up a new...

There are few places in the world where the impact of climate change is more tangible than the Arctic. The melting of sea ice...
Biden’s day one orders revived key protections in Alaska’s northern Bering Sea

Biden’s day one orders revived key protections in Alaska’s northern Bering...

A small passage in an executive order issued by the new U.S. president Wednesday was cause for a big celebration among Indigenous people of...
Biden halts oil and gas development in Arctic refuge hours after inauguration

Biden halts oil and gas development in Arctic refuge hours after...

In a promised executive order signed just hours after he was sworn in, President Joe Biden on Wednesday halted efforts to drill in Alaska's...
Outgoing Trump administration finalizes last-minute Arctic refuge drilling leases

Outgoing Trump administration finalizes last-minute Arctic refuge drilling leases

The Trump administration said on Tuesday it had issued drilling leases on more than 400,000 acres of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, delivering on...
Novatek plans unusual winter shipments of LNG to Japan

Novatek plans unusual winter shipments of LNG to Japan

Russian energy company Novatek is planning to send LNG shipments to Asia via the Northern Sea Route to take advantage of record natural gas...
Rosneft seeks to tempt trading houses into Arctic oil project with supply deals

Rosneft seeks to tempt trading houses into Arctic oil project with...

(This January 15 story is corrected to make clear Vostok Oil is not subject to sanctions and updated to include comments from Rosneft.) MOSCOW —...
After winning most Arctic refuge bids, an Alaska agency prepares to assume oil leases

After winning most Arctic refuge bids, an Alaska agency prepares to...

The Alaska state agency that submitted most of the bids in a lightly attended auction for drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge...
Longyearbyen will shut down its coal-fired power plant

Longyearbyen will shut down its coal-fired power plant

The Longyearbyen Heat and Power Plant in Svalbard — the only energy producer in Norway running on coal — is set to close. Together...