Rosneft seals deal over oil terminal in Murmansk

Rosneft seals deal over oil terminal in Murmansk

Sources in the Murmansk regional government tell Portnews that Rosneft has completed a deal to acquire 75 percent of the Lavna oil terminal in Murmansk. The...
Port of Nome sees big growth as traversing the Arctic gets easier

Port of Nome sees big growth as traversing the Arctic gets...

One of Alaska’s northernmost ports has seen a significant bump in traffic in the past five years, as melting sea ice has helped more vessels,...
Murmansk has high hopes for more Arctic tourism

Murmansk has high hopes for more Arctic tourism

Murmansk Region Governor Marina Kovtun considers marine tourism in the Arctic to be a promising activity, and on behalf of the region she recently...
Sweden’s Lundin discovers new Barents oil and gas

Sweden’s Lundin discovers new Barents oil and gas

Lundin Petroleum announced on Tuesday that it had found additional oil and gas reserves in Norway's Arctic waters. The Swedish oil company said the Neiden prospect in...
Lukoil, Rosneft eye opening of new Arctic oil region

Lukoil, Rosneft eye opening of new Arctic oil region

Russia’s two biggest oil companies are showing more interest in the Taymyr Peninsula. Both Lukoil and Rosneft intend to drill their first wells in the...
Obama administration cancels Arctic offshore lease sales through 2022

Obama administration cancels Arctic offshore lease sales through 2022

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has canceled proposed plans to hold oil lease sales for Arctic offshore waters through 2022. “The plan focuses lease sales in...
In Alaska, Native wildcatters push ahead with exploration at oil and gas prospects

In Alaska, Native wildcatters push ahead with exploration at oil and...

Doyon Limited says a third well it drilled about 50 miles southwest of Fairbanks failed to find commercial quantities of natural gas or oil,...
Federal agency has long list of questions for state led Alaska LNG project

Federal agency has long list of questions for state led Alaska...

The federal agency responsible for conducting the environmental review for the $55 billion Alaska LNG project has sent project officials 268 pages of comments...
Northern Canadian mine will be launch customer for Lockheed’s hybrid airships

Northern Canadian mine will be launch customer for Lockheed’s hybrid airships

OTTAWA — The operator of Lockheed Martin Corp's blimp-like hybrid airships on Wednesday announced its first customer, a Canadian mining company that expects to lease...
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...