Norway plans a huge expansion of Arctic oil exploration

Norway plans a huge expansion of Arctic oil exploration

OSLO — Norway is planning a major expansion of oil exploration in the Arctic, despite commitments to tackling global warming and opposition from environmental...
Batteries included? Northvolt goes all out to meet 2021 launch goal

Batteries included? Northvolt goes all out to meet 2021 launch goal

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Northvolt Chief Executive Peter Carlsson wants to take on his old boss Elon Musk with the greenest electric vehicle batteries in...
Italy export credit agency may insure $567 million Russian Arctic LNG plant loan, say sources

Italy export credit agency may insure $567 million Russian Arctic LNG...

ROME — Italy's SACE may insure a loan of around 500 million euros ($567 million) for Novatek's Arctic LNG 2, two sources close to...
US federal agency launches environmental review for a big new oil field planned for Alaska’s North Slope

US federal agency launches environmental review for a big new oil...

A government agency has launched the environmental review for what would be a major new oil development in Arctic Alaska, part of a larger...
Only oil company that bid for ANWR tract gives up its lease

Only oil company that bid for ANWR tract gives up its...

The only oil company that bid in last year’s controversial Arctic National Wildlife Refuge lease sale has dropped the sole tract acquired in that...
Rosatom unit seeks compensation from Finnish group on ditching nuclear power plant contract

Rosatom unit seeks compensation from Finnish group on ditching nuclear power...

The Finnish unit of Russia's state-owned Rosatom said on Friday it will demand compensation from Finnish consortium Fennovoima for "unlawful termination" of contract for...
Environmental, Native groups seek temporary halt to Arctic refuge lease sale as seismic plan gains momentum

Environmental, Native groups seek temporary halt to Arctic refuge lease sale...

Three weeks before the outgoing Trump administration plans to auction off tracts in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain to oil companies, environmental...
China just received its first LNG shipment to arrive directly from the Russian Arctic by ship

China just received its first LNG shipment to arrive directly from...

A liquified natural gas shipment arrived in China from Russia's Yamal LNG project via the Northern Sea Route for the first time on Thursday,...
Putin invites foreign investors to help build Northern Sea Route hubs

Putin invites foreign investors to help build Northern Sea Route hubs

ST PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday invited foreign investors to take part in the construction of port infrastructure in Murmansk...
Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to be carbon intensive

Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to...

Norway’s Horisont Energi has applied to establish a carbon dioxide storage facility off the country’s northern coast that would be capable of holding twice...