Norway’s Statoil eyes an Arctic ‘elephant’ near Russian border

Norway’s Statoil eyes an Arctic ‘elephant’ near Russian border

Norway's Statoil is exploring an offshore oil prospect near the Russian border that could prove to be a major find. Experts believe the Korpfjell...
Combine diesel, renewable energy for big savings, Nunavut study says

Combine diesel, renewable energy for big savings, Nunavut study says

Cleaner, greener energy could mean millions of dollars in savings for Nunavut communities and more self-reliance from the South, according to a new study...
Eni’s Arctic platform Goliat halts production

Eni’s Arctic platform Goliat halts production

Eni's Goliat platform, located in the Norwegian Barents Sea, shut down production on Dec. 26 after the discovery of a technical error with the pipe connecting...
Russia’s offshore Arctic oil platform Prirazlomnaya to close for 3 months

Russia’s offshore Arctic oil platform Prirazlomnaya to close for 3 months

The platform at Russia's Prirazlomnaya offshore oil field will close for three months, but that won't stop the field from boosting production over last...
In Greenland’s hunt for oil, all’s quiet on the west coast

In Greenland’s hunt for oil, all’s quiet on the west coast

Despite attracting considerable attention initially, three on-shore drilling areas on Greenland’s western coast have turned out to be something of a bust. The Dec....
Imperial Oil, BP in limbo after Canada freezes Arctic drilling

Imperial Oil, BP in limbo after Canada freezes Arctic drilling

Energy firms including Imperial Oil and BP will get a year of consultations to hash out the fate of their rights in Canada's Arctic...
New milestone in Alaska gas line project: The state is taking over

New milestone in Alaska gas line project: The state is taking...

The state gas line corporation on Wednesday reached a milestone in its effort to take over the Alaska LNG project, authorizing two agreements with Exxon Mobil,...
Ban on new Arctic drilling gives Canada leg up -U.S. lawmakers

Ban on new Arctic drilling gives Canada leg up -U.S. lawmakers

OTTAWA — U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday slammed an agreement made with Canada to ban offshore Arctic drilling, saying Ottawa's plan to review its ban every...
Obama said to use 1953 law to block sale of new offshore drilling rights in much of U.S. Arctic, Atlantic

Obama said to use 1953 law to block sale of new...

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is preparing to block the sale of new offshore drilling rights in much of the U.S. Arctic and parts...
Battle over drilling in Arctic refuge expected to heat up in next Congress

Battle over drilling in Arctic refuge expected to heat up in...

SEATTLE -- Amid the fierce partisan politics that dominate Congress, Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Washington Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell have displayed a...