Rosneft, Gazprom map new Arctic resources

Rosneft, Gazprom map new Arctic resources

Russian oil company Rosneft recently confirmed that it has started mapping of four license areas in the Pechora Sea. In the course of the...
Novatek head touts job-boosting potential of LNG projects in Russia’s Arctic

Novatek head touts job-boosting potential of LNG projects in Russia’s Arctic

In a meeting with the Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev last week, leader of Novatek Leonid Mikhelson underlined that the development of the grand Yamal...
ConocoPhillips launches drilling at a North Slope oil field

ConocoPhillips launches drilling at a North Slope oil field

ConocoPhillips Alaska has launched drilling to unlock a stubborn pool of slow-moving viscous oil at a new site on the North Slope, the company...
Big Oil’s dream of $65 billion hidden off Norway is fading away

Big Oil’s dream of $65 billion hidden off Norway is fading...

Norway's oil industry has been salivating for years over the Arctic Lofoten islands, which could hold billions of barrels of crude. It will likely...
A North Slope well spill is bigger than originally thought

A North Slope well spill is bigger than originally thought

More than 7,000 gallons of petroleum products leaked from a North Slope well operated by Caelus Energy Alaska, state environmental regulators said this week, more...
As the Arctic Ocean thaws, ice blows west, helping Russia’s shipping ambitions

As the Arctic Ocean thaws, ice blows west, helping Russia’s shipping...

OSLO — Russian shipping in the Arctic is benefiting from winds that are driving the oldest and thickest sea ice towards North America, further opening a remote...
Novatek sheds light on its next major Arctic gas project

Novatek sheds light on its next major Arctic gas project

As the Russian gas company Novatek prepares for launch of the Yamal LNG, the large natural gas project in the Yamal Peninsula, it is actively...
IRS confers tax-exempt status on Alaska gas line agency

IRS confers tax-exempt status on Alaska gas line agency

The IRS says the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. is a tax-exempt agency, a determination the state is touting as an important development for Alaska’s...
North Slope’s small-time investors try to make a buck despite higher bidding costs

North Slope’s small-time investors try to make a buck despite higher...

Low oil prices that have paralyzed some North Slope oil producers haven’t deterred a visionary batch of small-time investors, who remain optimistic that an...
Should all of NPR-A be on the table for oil development?

Should all of NPR-A be on the table for oil development?

The Trump administration on Monday said the entirety of Alaska’s petroleum reserve, including the half that had previously been unavailable for leasing to oil companies, is...