Energy

LNG tanker completes first winter Northern Sea Route crossing without an escort

LNG tanker completes first winter Northern Sea Route crossing without an...

Last month, the LNG tanker Eduard Toll made history as the first ship to cross Russia’s Northern Sea Route in winter without the help...
Yukon’s government is launching its own study of drilling impacts in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Yukon’s government is launching its own study of drilling impacts in...

While the Trump administration is preparing studies leading up to its planned oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the government across the...
Novatek’s Yamal LNG will face logistical challenges during the coming winter months

Novatek’s Yamal LNG will face logistical challenges during the coming winter...

Russian natural gas major Novatek is bound to face logistical challenges at its Yamal LNG operation despite ongoing efforts to streamline shipping operations. The...
Canada commits $20 million to reduce rural diesel dependency

Canada commits $20 million to reduce rural diesel dependency

Canada's federal government has committed $20 million to help up to 15 communities in rural and Indigenous areas of Canada to reduce their dependence on...
Trump administration working on Arctic oil leases despite shutdown

Trump administration working on Arctic oil leases despite shutdown

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after he addressed a closed Senate Republican policy lunch as a partial government shutdown...
Russia’s offshore Arctic oil platform Prirazlomnaya to close for 3 months

Russia’s offshore Arctic oil platform Prirazlomnaya to close for 3 months

The platform at Russia's Prirazlomnaya offshore oil field will close for three months, but that won't stop the field from boosting production over last...
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...
China will not recognize an Arctic Council without Russia, envoy says

China will not recognize an Arctic Council without Russia, envoy says

REYKJAVIK — China does not recognize the legitimacy of the limited resumption of the Arctic Council, and the nation will continue collaborating with Russia...
Russian tycoon drills a dry well in Norwegian waters, but remains confident in Arctic oil

Russian tycoon drills a dry well in Norwegian waters, but remains...

DEA Norge, the company controlled by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman, did not find oil in the license area which it controls together with new...
Russia aims for year-round shipping on the Northern Sea Route in 2022 or 2023

Russia aims for year-round shipping on the Northern Sea Route in...

MOSCOW — Russia plans to begin year-round shipping via the Northern Sea Route that passes through the Arctic in 2022 or 2023, Deputy Prime...
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