December oil lease sale scheduled for federal lands in Arctic Alaska

December oil lease sale scheduled for federal lands in Arctic Alaska

About 2.85 million acres of federal territory in Arctic Alaska will be offered next month for oil and gas exploration, officials announced in a...
Up to 9 million tons of Russian LNG will be reloaded in Norwegian waters during 2019

Up to 9 million tons of Russian LNG will be reloaded...

The Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket) has released new information about the location, duration, and scope of Tschudi’s ship-to-ship transfer operation of liquefied natural gas...
Russia looks to reduce ice-class demands for Arctic shipping

Russia looks to reduce ice-class demands for Arctic shipping

The Russian Transport Ministry aims for a revision of shipping regulations in Arctic waters. In a new normative act, the ministry calls for the...
Novatek and Tschudi set to begin ship-to-ship transfers of Yamal LNG in Norwegian waters

Novatek and Tschudi set to begin ship-to-ship transfers of Yamal LNG...

Norwegian shipping company Tschudi, which operates a logistics base in Kirkenes, has been contracted to develop a temporary reloading area where gas bound for...
Rosneft in stand-off with oil buyers as it seeks sanctions protection

Rosneft in stand-off with oil buyers as it seeks sanctions protection

MOSCOW — Rosneft wants its Western oil buyers to accept new terms and pay penalties from 2019 if they fail to pay for supplies...
Why even small reductions in warming matter to the Arctic — and how one Icelandic company hopes to help

Why even small reductions in warming matter to the Arctic —...

Half a degree difference in temperature may seem inconsequential, but it matters a great deal in the Arctic.The Earth has already warmed 1 degree...
Rosatom offers reassurances on the safety a new Arctic floating nuclear power plant — but concerns remain

Rosatom offers reassurances on the safety a new Arctic floating nuclear...

In an interview with High North News, Russia's Rosatom responded to some critiques about the safety of its floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov....
The latest Norway oil find is another drop in Barents barrel

The latest Norway oil find is another drop in Barents barrel

Measured by its size, the discovery announced earlier this week by Equinor, Norway’s state-controlled oil firm, is marginal. The Skruis find, in the northern...
Oil development plan in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea gets regulators’ OK

Oil development plan in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea gets regulators’ OK

The Trump administration on Wednesday announced that it has approved the development plan for the first producing oil field located entirely in federal waters.The...
Alaska’s independent governor drops re-election bid

Alaska’s independent governor drops re-election bid

Two days after Alaska’s lieutenant governor abruptly resigned in what appeared to be a sexual harassment scandal, Alaska’s governor ended his campaign for re-election...