Alaska pipeline built to survive extremes can’t bear slow oil flow

Alaska pipeline built to survive extremes can’t bear slow oil flow

Here at the top of the world, January brought a glimpse of the anxious future facing Alaska's once-mighty oil pipeline. The 800-mile trans-Alaska oil pipeline...
Russia begins drilling in remote Taymyr Peninsula

Russia begins drilling in remote Taymyr Peninsula

Half a year ahead of original schedules, Lukoil has started drilling in its East Taymyr license, an area located in the far northern Taymyr...
Rosneft drills northernmost Arctic well

Rosneft drills northernmost Arctic well

The Tsentralno-Olginskaya-1 is the northernmost well ever drilled on the Russian shelf, Rosneft said in a press release. It is located in the Khatanga...
Norway’s Seadrill warns of share, bond wipe-out in restructuring

Norway’s Seadrill warns of share, bond wipe-out in restructuring

OSLO — Rig firm Seadrill warned on Tuesday that its stock will lose almost all of its value and its bonds will be hit as...
Norway deputy oil minister to meet China’s CNOOC executives as Oslo-Beijing relations thaw

Norway deputy oil minister to meet China’s CNOOC executives as Oslo-Beijing...

OSLO — Norway's deputy oil minister will meet top executives of China's biggest offshore oil producer CNOOC on Thursday to discuss possible cooperation ahead of the...
Russian tanker forges path for Arctic shipping super-highway

Russian tanker forges path for Arctic shipping super-highway

SABETTA, Russia — An ice-breaking liquefied natural gas tanker docked for the first time at Russia's Arctic port of Sabetta to test a new route...
EU stalls Russian gas pipeline, but probably won’t stop it

EU stalls Russian gas pipeline, but probably won’t stop it

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT — Russia has the European Union in a bind. The bloc is divided between eastern European and Baltic Sea countries that see a new pipeline...
Trump weighing Eni bid to drill in Arctic waters after Obama ban

Trump weighing Eni bid to drill in Arctic waters after Obama...

The Interior Department is weighing Eni SpA's request to explore for oil in waters north of Alaska, giving the Trump administration a chance to...
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...