Norway will keep exploring for oil and gas, new center-left government says

Norway will keep exploring for oil and gas, new center-left government...

HURDAL, Norway — Norway will continue to explore for oil and gas in the next four years, with most new drilling permits to come...
EU to seek ban on oil and gas exploration in the Arctic

EU to seek ban on oil and gas exploration in the...

The European Union will seek a ban on tapping new oil, coal and gas deposits in the Arctic to protect a region severely affected...
Russia aims for year-round shipping on the Northern Sea Route in 2022 or 2023

Russia aims for year-round shipping on the Northern Sea Route in...

MOSCOW — Russia plans to begin year-round shipping via the Northern Sea Route that passes through the Arctic in 2022 or 2023, Deputy Prime...
Northern Sweden becomes home to one of the world’s tallest wooden skyscrapers

Northern Sweden becomes home to one of the world’s tallest wooden...

A new 20-story wooden building in northern Sweden housing a library, six theater stages and a hotel is set to put art, concerts and...
Norway is set to close Svalbard’s last coal mine in 2023

Norway is set to close Svalbard’s last coal mine in 2023

OSLO — Norway's state-owned coal company will close its last mine in the Arctic Svalbard archipelago in 2023, it said on Thursday, causing the...
What a new Russian grand masterplan for Siberia could mean for the Arctic

What a new Russian grand masterplan for Siberia could mean for...

A grand Soviet-style initiative to transform part of southern Siberia pushed by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, a loyal ally of President Vladimir Putin,...
Equinor, Rosneft to cooperate in cutting emissions in Russia

Equinor, Rosneft to cooperate in cutting emissions in Russia

OSLO — Norway's Equinor and Russia's Rosneft have agreed to cooperate on cutting emissions of greenhouse gases from their joint oil and gas projects...
Shares in Russia’s Novatek fell briefly, then recovered after a key executive’s U.S. arrest

Shares in Russia’s Novatek fell briefly, then recovered after a key...

MOSCOW — Shares in Russia's Novatek recovered from an early tumble on Friday after the arrest in the United States of deputy head, Mark...
Construction resumes at a Murmansk transport hub

Construction resumes at a Murmansk transport hub

After being paused for nearly a year, work is again underway at the Lavna universal port with a first aim to boost Russia’s coal...
Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to be carbon intensive

Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to...

Norway’s Horisont Energi has applied to establish a carbon dioxide storage facility off the country’s northern coast that would be capable of holding twice...