The Trump administration says it’s sticking to plans for an Arctic refuge oil lease sale by year’s end

The Trump administration says it’s sticking to plans for an Arctic...

The Trump administration is on track to sell oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this year, cracking open an area that for...
US Coast Guard launches study aimed at improving shipping safety in Chukchi and Beaufort seas

US Coast Guard launches study aimed at improving shipping safety in...

Months after the International Maritime Organization approved a set of shipping safety measures for the Bering Strait region, the U.S. Coast Guard is starting...
How Iceland harnesses hot springs to power year-round farming

How Iceland harnesses hot springs to power year-round farming

HUSAVIK, Iceland — For half the year, the temperature on Pall Olafsson's remote farm in Iceland often dips below freezing and the sun barely...
When will Europe’s Arctic railway be built? That could depend on cargo volumes

When will Europe’s Arctic railway be built? That could depend on...

There is significant international interest in a potential railway between Rovaniemi, in Northern Finland, and Kirkenes, a port on Norway's Arctic coast. But questions...
Traffic on Northern Sea Route doubles as Russia aims to reduce ice-class requirements

Traffic on Northern Sea Route doubles as Russia aims to reduce...

Shipping traffic on Russia’s Northern Sea Route reached another milestone, surpassing 15 million tons of cargo during the first eleven months of the year....
Alaska’s North Slope has plenty of undeveloped oil left, a new estimate finds

Alaska’s North Slope has plenty of undeveloped oil left, a new...

Four decades after oil began flowing from Alaska’s North Slope, a new resource assessment says there is plenty more oil yet to be discovered.The...
Barclays says it will no longer make controversial energy investments, including in Arctic oil

Barclays says it will no longer make controversial energy investments, including...

Self-imposed restrictions on investment in fossil fuels will likely see Barclays, a U.K.-based bank, refuse to finance new oil and gas drilling in the...
An Arсtic oil field could hold Russia’s biggest discovery in 30 years

An Arсtic oil field could hold Russia’s biggest discovery in 30...

A major oil development project could soon unfold in the Yenisey River delta, where vast oil reserves lie beneath permafrost near the area where...
China acquires 20 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 Project

China acquires 20 percent stake in Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2 Project

China continues to invest in Arctic natural resources as two Chinese national oil companies secure a 20 percent stake in Novatek's massive Arctic LNG...
US regulators choose expansive plan for Arctic Refuge oil leasing, offering entire coast for auction

US regulators choose expansive plan for Arctic Refuge oil leasing, offering...

The U.S. Interior Department on Thursday officially announced its plan to offer up the entire coastal plain of of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge...