Asia’s soaring gas demand opens window for new LNG projects

Asia’s soaring gas demand opens window for new LNG projects

NUSA DUA, Indonesia/SINGAPORE — Soaring gas demand from China, India and Southeast Asia is sucking up an LNG supply glut previously expected to last...
China’s Polar Silk Road: Where does it lead?

China’s Polar Silk Road: Where does it lead?

A spider expanding its web. Another move in president Xi’s global chess play. A long-term plan to take over where President Trump’s United States...
Rosneft wants to export Arctic natural gas. Russian legislators say no.

Rosneft wants to export Arctic natural gas. Russian legislators say no.

The Energy Committee in the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, has concluded that Rosneft should not be allowed to export...
A unique Russian drilling ship is set for an Arctic overhaul

A unique Russian drilling ship is set for an Arctic overhaul

The Russian supply ship Bavenit will become one of the world’s best equipped ships of its kind, capable of exploring the outer parts of...
Report: Arctic refuge coastal plain, poised for oil development, is increasingly important for wildlife

Report: Arctic refuge coastal plain, poised for oil development, is increasingly...

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, the area slated by the Trump administration for oil leasing, is an increasingly important site for polar...
Trump ‘energy dominance’ policy pits Washington against Moscow

Trump ‘energy dominance’ policy pits Washington against Moscow

WASHINGTON — Last July, U.S. President Donald Trump stood beside his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, in Warsaw and promised to help wean the nation...
Two new lawsuits seek to undo recent oil leases in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve

Two new lawsuits seek to undo recent oil leases in Alaska’s...

Two lawsuits filed by environmentalists on Friday seek to void recent oil and gas lease sales in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska on the grounds...
Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation want to remove most of the state’s waters from new offshore leasing plan

Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation want to remove most of the...

Alaska’s governor and Congressional delegation are urging the Department of Interior to limit offshore oil leasing to the three most prospective areas — the...
Poland wants U.S. sanctions to cover Nord Stream 2

Poland wants U.S. sanctions to cover Nord Stream 2

WARSAW — Poland wants the United States to impose sanctions on the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Germany, Prime Minister...
The real question on China’s new Arctic policy will be how the Arctic responds

The real question on China’s new Arctic policy will be how...

So, finally, it is official. China is a “Near-Arctic State,” according to itself. One with great plans, ambitions and the wealth to back them...