For the first time, a cargo ship carries heavy construction modules across the Northern Sea Route in winter

For the first time, a cargo ship carries heavy construction modules...

A ship owned by ZPMC Red Box Energy Services, a Netherlands-based marine-transport services provider, has become the first cargo vessel to sail heavy construction...
Norway’s Statoil eyes an Arctic ‘elephant’ near Russian border

Norway’s Statoil eyes an Arctic ‘elephant’ near Russian border

Norway's Statoil is exploring an offshore oil prospect near the Russian border that could prove to be a major find. Experts believe the Korpfjell...
Combine diesel, renewable energy for big savings, Nunavut study says

Combine diesel, renewable energy for big savings, Nunavut study says

Cleaner, greener energy could mean millions of dollars in savings for Nunavut communities and more self-reliance from the South, according to a new study...
Eni’s Arctic platform Goliat halts production

Eni’s Arctic platform Goliat halts production

Eni's Goliat platform, located in the Norwegian Barents Sea, shut down production on Dec. 26 after the discovery of a technical error with the pipe connecting...
Norilsk Nickel mulls closure of smelter

Norilsk Nickel mulls closure of smelter

The president of Norilsk Nickel said the company's polluting plant on the border with Norway and Finland could be closed as part of a $14...
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...
As Polar Code takes effect, a mixture of confidence and concern

As Polar Code takes effect, a mixture of confidence and concern

The first thing that almost anyone familiar with the Polar Code, a set of shipping regulations due to come into force on Jan. 1,...
In Greenland’s hunt for oil, all’s quiet on the west coast

In Greenland’s hunt for oil, all’s quiet on the west coast

Despite attracting considerable attention initially, three on-shore drilling areas on Greenland’s western coast have turned out to be something of a bust. The Dec....
Imperial Oil, BP in limbo after Canada freezes Arctic drilling

Imperial Oil, BP in limbo after Canada freezes Arctic drilling

Energy firms including Imperial Oil and BP will get a year of consultations to hash out the fate of their rights in Canada's Arctic...
New milestone in Alaska gas line project: The state is taking over

New milestone in Alaska gas line project: The state is taking...

The state gas line corporation on Wednesday reached a milestone in its effort to take over the Alaska LNG project, authorizing two agreements with Exxon Mobil,...