A potential Arctic ban on heavy fuel oil gains momentum

A potential Arctic ban on heavy fuel oil gains momentum

What do soybeans have to do with Arctic pollution? Consider the 2004 wreck of the Selendang Ayu, a Malaysian-registered cargo vessel that broke in...
Chinese drill rigs make big gas discovery in Russian Arctic waters

Chinese drill rigs make big gas discovery in Russian Arctic waters

A Chinese drill rig operating in Russia's Kara Sea and revealed one of the nation’s largest natural gas fields. Drilling by the semisubmersible rig Nanhai...
Wave technology is one-two punch for ice-breaking

Wave technology is one-two punch for ice-breaking

The concept of using a wave to break a solid object is well understood, even by laypeople. Find the right tone and you can...
Canadian regulators predict plunge in Nunavut mineral exploration

Canadian regulators predict plunge in Nunavut mineral exploration

Mineral exploration is expected to take a steep dive in Nunavut this year, and industry representatives are blaming the territory’s land access issues and...
The Week Ahead: Going with the floe

The Week Ahead: Going with the floe

Camp Barneo, a privately operated Russian temporary base near the North Pole, is expected to open for guests this week after a delay of...
Interior takes step toward 2019 Beaufort oil lease sale

Interior takes step toward 2019 Beaufort oil lease sale

The U.S. Department of Interior is moving forward on new oil and gas leasing in the offshore Arctic, targeting some areas that had been...
Two new satellites will boost Norway’s Arctic internet

Two new satellites will boost Norway’s Arctic internet

"Fast, stable internet is important to anyone operating in the High North, whether in shipping, defence, fisheries or research," said Minister of Trade and...
Alaska’s Arctic gasline could fall victim to a Trump trade war with China

Alaska’s Arctic gasline could fall victim to a Trump trade war...

If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to ramp up a trade war with China, a deal to build a natural gas...
China’s ambassador to Iceland calls for direct flights to link the two nations

China’s ambassador to Iceland calls for direct flights to link the...

Jin Zhijan, ambassador for China in Iceland speaking to Morgunblaðið says that he would like to strengthen the cooperation between Iceland and China in...
ConocoPhillips plan for new Alaska oil field get boost with regulatory milestone

ConocoPhillips plan for new Alaska oil field get boost with regulatory...

ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc.’s plan to build the westernmost producing oil field in Alaska's Arctic got a boost on Thursday when federal officials issued a...