Yamal LNG project on track ship gas late next year, says Novatek official

Yamal LNG project on track ship gas late next year, says...

In one year, a Yamal liquefied natural gas plant will be loading its first LNG tanker, Novatek leader Leonid Mikhelson told Russian President Vladimir Putin at a...
Alaska reverses course, opening door for ConocoPhillips exploration on North Slope

Alaska reverses course, opening door for ConocoPhillips exploration on North Slope

The administration of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker this week reversed its earlier rejection of a lease transfer between two oil companies, opening the door for...
Investors call for moratorium on Arctic high seas oil and gas activity

Investors call for moratorium on Arctic high seas oil and gas...

LONDON — A group of investors representing more than 5 trillion euros (about $5.53 trillion) in assets under management have called on oil and...
BP set to return to Russian Arctic

BP set to return to Russian Arctic

The British company is formalizing the establishment of its new joint venture with Russia’s leading oil company, Rosneft. The Yermak Neftegaz will engage in exploration...
Alaska announces Arctic oil lease sales on the heels of 2 large North Slope discoveries

Alaska announces Arctic oil lease sales on the heels of 2...

Following announcements of two large oil discoveries in Alaska in the last 12 months, the state is conducting an annual lease sale in the...
Gazprom slows expansion at Yamal field

Gazprom slows expansion at Yamal field

The Yamal Peninsula has long been the key area of expansion for Russia’s state gas company Gazprom. Billions of dollars have been invested in...
Russia and Norway exchange seismic data

Russia and Norway exchange seismic data

Norwegian and Russian petroleum authorities have agreed to exchange seismic data from the areas around the maritime boundary in the Barents Sea."This is a...
On Alaska’s North Slope, exploration companies eye new oil prospects likely to require fracking

On Alaska’s North Slope, exploration companies eye new oil prospects likely...

One oil explorer seeking its fortune in the source rocks for Prudhoe Bay is moving ahead with plans to drill a test well this...
Alaska Governor nominates US Arctic waters for offshore oil and gas leasing

Alaska Governor nominates US Arctic waters for offshore oil and gas...

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has nominated the two seas covering the Arctic Ocean’s U.S. continental shelf for inclusion in the federal government’s five-year offshore leasing program,...
Northern Sweden winds will power Google

Northern Sweden winds will power Google

Investment firm Aquila Capital confirms that it has acquired the 148 MW capacity Lehtirova wind power project in northern Sweden and that most of...