Statoil finds new natural gas in the Barents Sea

Statoil finds new natural gas in the Barents Sea

“This is not the result were hoping for,” says Statoil's Jez Averty, senior vice president for exploration in Norway and the UK, after the...
Congressional budget subtly bores path to Arctic refuge drilling

Congressional budget subtly bores path to Arctic refuge drilling

House Republican leaders this week released their budget plan, the first step in funding the federal government for the 2018 fiscal year. Nowhere in the...
Prudhoe Bay spill in April leads to wider review, suspension of 14 wells

Prudhoe Bay spill in April leads to wider review, suspension of...

BP has shut in 14 wells at the Prudhoe Bay field to prevent a replay of the oil and gas release on April 14 that...
Fairbanks sets visitor records thanks to winter tourism

Fairbanks sets visitor records thanks to winter tourism

The Inland Empire 483 miles from the ocean wouldn't qualify it as a "shore-side excursion" in the traditional sense but that's exactly how Fairbanks...
Under settlement, ExxonMobil proposes more oil production at Point Thomson field

Under settlement, ExxonMobil proposes more oil production at Point Thomson field

ExxonMobil is proposing a dramatic increase in oil production at a North Slope field, under the terms of a 2012 settlement with the state...
More cargo finds way through Arctic waters, up Siberian rivers

More cargo finds way through Arctic waters, up Siberian rivers

Another 10 shiploads will soon be heading to Russia’s Arctic port of Sabetta and then sent thousands of kilometers up the river Ob for delivery near...
US regulators approve Eni plan to drill from a man-made island into federal Arctic leases

US regulators approve Eni plan to drill from a man-made island...

The Trump Administration Wednesday approved an oil company’s plans to explore for oil in federal territory of the U.S. Arctic Ocean, using extended-reach drilling...
Russia’s Sovcomflot says Arctic oil and gas shipments have reached new highs

Russia’s Sovcomflot says Arctic oil and gas shipments have reached new...

In his meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev this week, Sovcomflot General Director Sergey Frank confirmed that his company over the last half...
Alaska boosts investment in North Slope oil processing facility to spark new production

Alaska boosts investment in North Slope oil processing facility to spark...

An Alaska state agency will add more money to the $70 million it has already invested toward building an oil-processing plant and related infrastructure on the...
An Alaska Native corporation makes a move toward exploring for oil in the US Arctic Ocean, where Shell failed

An Alaska Native corporation makes a move toward exploring for oil...

A subsidiary of Alaska’s wealthiest regional Native corporation is moving ahead with plans to follow in the footsteps of Shell and explore for oil in the U.S....