Trump administration says it will miss 2019 target for Arctic refuge oil lease sale

Trump administration says it will miss 2019 target for Arctic refuge...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will miss its target of holding the first-ever oil drilling lease sale in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this...
Shipping volumes on the Northern Sea Route are up by more than 60 percent

Shipping volumes on the Northern Sea Route are up by more...

Russia’s development of the Arctic shipping route is proceeding ahead of schedule. According to Rosatom, the state nuclear power company, shipping exceeded 26 million tons...
A new oil well is too close to Norway’s Lofoten Islands for environmentalists’ comfort

A new oil well is too close to Norway’s Lofoten Islands...

The closest thing to drilling in the oil-rich waters around the Lofoten Islands these days is licence block 896 of the exploration area known...
Companies sign deals to construct carriers for Arctic LNG 2

Companies sign deals to construct carriers for Arctic LNG 2

The Russian far eastern shipyard of Zvezda is ready to start building of the first tanker for Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 project.On Nov. 2,...
Trump administration schedules another Arctic oil lease sale amid push for more Alaska drilling

Trump administration schedules another Arctic oil lease sale amid push for...

The Trump administration is putting oil leases for 3.98 million acres of federal lands in Arctic Alaska on the auction block next month, part...
Environmental groups are back in court to fight Norway’s Arctic oil drilling

Environmental groups are back in court to fight Norway’s Arctic oil...

Green groups argued before a Norwegian appeals court on Tuesday that the government has violated the constitution by granting oil firms exploration rights in...
Russia finds a market in India for its vast reserves of Arctic coal

Russia finds a market in India for its vast reserves of...

It was not alternative and green power that was discussed when Indian Minister of oil, natural gas and steel Dharmendra Debendra Pradhan visited Russia...
Methane emissions from North Slope oil fields are larger than previously believed — but minor compared to flux from warming soils

Methane emissions from North Slope oil fields are larger than previously...

A study of fugitive methane produced by oil operations on Alaska’s North Slope provides a combination of bad news and good news.The bad: The...
Rosneft looks to India for funding for a major Arctic oil project

Rosneft looks to India for funding for a major Arctic oil...

Russian state oil company Rosneft is inviting Indian companies to invest in the far northern Vankor area and the construction of a pipeline to...
Following the lead of Russia’s Yamal LNG, a new plan for Alaska natural gas proposes skipping the costly pipeline

Following the lead of Russia’s Yamal LNG, a new plan for...

For half a century, Alaskans have considered plan after plan to build a pipeline that would get the North Slope’s vast but stranded natural...