Safety authority orders Goliat oil production shut down

Safety authority orders Goliat oil production shut down

On Friday, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway issued an order to ENI Norge AS to shut down all production at the Goliat rig. This action came...
Some of geothermal energy’s potential remains untapped

Some of geothermal energy’s potential remains untapped

Alexander Richter says that there's plenty of opportunity to make better use of geothermal energy.Richter, who is president of the International Geothermal Association and the...
Lundin drills a dry well at Barents Sea prospect

Lundin drills a dry well at Barents Sea prospect

The 2017 drilling season in Norway’s Arctic waters has so far been a huge disappointment for oil companies, with one dry well following the...
Two Nunavut hamlets experiment with wind, solar energy

Two Nunavut hamlets experiment with wind, solar energy

The hamlets of Arviat and Kugluktuk have decided to work on new clean energy projects to reduce diesel use.If all goes well, solar panels...
OMV’s new appraisal well confirms potential in Arctic field

OMV’s new appraisal well confirms potential in Arctic field

Austrian oil company OMV believes the Wisting license in Norway's Barents Sea could hold up to 80 million standard cubic meters of recoverable oil...
Alaska Governor: Market interest in state’s LNG plan is ‘unprecedented’

Alaska Governor: Market interest in state’s LNG plan is ‘unprecedented’

Last September, Gov. Bill Walker gave himself a year to decide if the $43 billion Alaska LNG project should survive, a decision he said...
Norway defends tax deductions on Arctic drilling

Norway defends tax deductions on Arctic drilling

STAVANGER, Norway — Norway's plan to shield oil companies from U.N. fees if they produce oil far from land in environmentally sensitive Arctic regions is in line...
Data from Alaska’s Arctic oil fields, worth millions of dollars, is about to be made public

Data from Alaska’s Arctic oil fields, worth millions of dollars, is...

The state of Alaska is planning to release a trove of seismic data from oil exploration surveys as early as mid-September that cost many millions...
Alaska files motion to join Trump in lawsuit over Arctic drilling

Alaska files motion to join Trump in lawsuit over Arctic drilling

The state of Alaska on Thursday filed a motion in federal court to intervene alongside President Donald Trump in a lawsuit brought by conservation groups...
Future of oil takes center stage in Norwegian election

Future of oil takes center stage in Norwegian election

STAVANGER, Norway — The future of Norway's oil sector is emerging as a key issue for voters in a Sept. 11 parliamentary election, nowhere more...