As hopes for drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge rise, Native corporations argue over potential riches

As hopes for drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge rise, Native corporations...

With some Alaskans increasingly hopeful the new Congress will open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling after decades of failed attempts, some Alaska Native...
Going all in: Norway proposes massive opening of Arctic shelf

Going all in: Norway proposes massive opening of Arctic shelf

As if in a hurry ahead of an upcoming ban, the Norwegian government on Monday announced that it proposes to include a total of...
Oil industry revives quest for deepwater reserves

Oil industry revives quest for deepwater reserves

HOUSTON — Deepwater oil drilling can be expensive, time-consuming and a hard sell to investors. But the world's top energy firms are restarting their search...
A father of fracking seeks to emulate shale boom in Alaska’s Arctic

A father of fracking seeks to emulate shale boom in Alaska’s...

A pioneer of the U.S. shale revolution wants to take fracking to America's final frontier. Success could help revive Alaska's flagging oil fortunes.Paul Basinski,...
An oil discovery in Alaska’s Arctic, already described as huge, just got a lot bigger

An oil discovery in Alaska’s Arctic, already described as huge, just...

A Spanish oil company working with a small explorer in Alaska announced Thursday what it’s calling the largest onshore U.S. oil discovery in three...
Alaska dials up pressure on ConocoPhillips after it delays controversial Arctic exploration project

Alaska dials up pressure on ConocoPhillips after it delays controversial Arctic...

Opposition from an Inupiaq village near the U.S. petroleum reserve in Alaska has stopped ConocoPhillips from drilling a nearby exploration well, a move that raises...
Alaska governor asks Trump to throw his weight behind Alaska LNG project

Alaska governor asks Trump to throw his weight behind Alaska LNG...

Alaska’s governor is asking U.S. President Donald Trump to lend his support to what he termed an “ideal” megaproject — a $45 billion gas pipeline — as the...
Russia’s energy minister says Arctic offshore projects are a low priority

Russia’s energy minister says Arctic offshore projects are a low priority

In an interview with Interfax, the Russian Minister of Energy underlines that the current market situation does not favor investments on the shelf."The drilling...
A declining Kara Sea town sees a future in coal

A declining Kara Sea town sees a future in coal

Dikson has seen better days. The small town by the Kara Sea has had thirty years of non-stop decay. Population is reduced to only...
First shipments of Yamal LNG set to head to market before October

First shipments of Yamal LNG set to head to market before...

Patrick Pouyanné, chairman and CEO of Total, one of the companies involved in Russia's Yamal LNG project, confirmed in a recent presentation that the first shipment...