Iceland travel association weighs sending some low-fare airlines to Akureyri instead of Keflavik

Iceland travel association weighs sending some low-fare airlines to Akureyri instead...

Grímur Sæmundsson, chairman of the Icelandic Travel Industry Association, suggests all low-fare airlines that only offer commercial flights to Iceland over the summer, should...
Trump weighing Eni bid to drill in Arctic waters after Obama ban

Trump weighing Eni bid to drill in Arctic waters after Obama...

The Interior Department is weighing Eni SpA's request to explore for oil in waters north of Alaska, giving the Trump administration a chance to...
Iceland rates cuts ‘very possible’ says central bank governor

Iceland rates cuts ‘very possible’ says central bank governor

LONDON — It is "very possible" that Iceland will cut its interest rates if there is no sign of a sustained cooling of its currency...
As hopes for drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge rise, Native corporations argue over potential riches

As hopes for drilling in Alaska’s Arctic refuge rise, Native corporations...

With some Alaskans increasingly hopeful the new Congress will open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling after decades of failed attempts, some Alaska Native...
Going all in: Norway proposes massive opening of Arctic shelf

Going all in: Norway proposes massive opening of Arctic shelf

As if in a hurry ahead of an upcoming ban, the Norwegian government on Monday announced that it proposes to include a total of...
Iceland is lifting capital controls

Iceland is lifting capital controls

The government of Iceland announced Sunday that it is lifting capital controls that have been in place for nearly a decade following the 2008 financial...
Oil industry revives quest for deepwater reserves

Oil industry revives quest for deepwater reserves

HOUSTON — Deepwater oil drilling can be expensive, time-consuming and a hard sell to investors. But the world's top energy firms are restarting their search...
A father of fracking seeks to emulate shale boom in Alaska’s Arctic

A father of fracking seeks to emulate shale boom in Alaska’s...

A pioneer of the U.S. shale revolution wants to take fracking to America's final frontier. Success could help revive Alaska's flagging oil fortunes. Paul Basinski,...
Greenland stumbles in a leading annual mining-industry survey

Greenland stumbles in a leading annual mining-industry survey

One thing to keep in mind when considering the results of the annual Fraser Institute mining report is that is not based on fact. Instead, the...
Alaska Senators Murkowski and Sullivan say no to Coast Guard cuts proposed by White House

Alaska Senators Murkowski and Sullivan say no to Coast Guard cuts...

WASHINGTON -- Alaska’s Republican senators won’t support proposed major budget cuts for the U.S. Coast Guard, they told the White House Office of Management...