Arctic Economy

Researchers from Northern Norway and South Korea join efforts on the Northern Sea Route

Researchers from Northern Norway and South Korea join efforts on the...

How realistic is it to envision commercial traffic through the Northern Sea Route? A soon to be published book based on research from Norway and...
Alaska gasline agency opens Tokyo office, replaces state’s representative in Japan

Alaska gasline agency opens Tokyo office, replaces state’s representative in Japan

The state gasline agency has opened an office in Tokyo and hired a former employee of the giant Mitsubishi Corp. who got to know Bill...
Newly opened Russian pipeline will mean more Arctic gas for Europe

Newly opened Russian pipeline will mean more Arctic gas for Europe

Gazprom’s new Bovanenkovo-Ukhta 2 pipeline will boost daily deliveries from the Yamal Peninsula to 264 million cubic meters. The 1,265-kilometer-long (about 786-mile-long) pipeline was officially...
Russian Arctic ports have best year ever

Russian Arctic ports have best year ever

Figures from the Russian Association of Sea Ports show that the main ports in the Russian north in 2016 had a more than 40...
ConocoPhillips announces Alaska discovery with daily production potential of 100,000 barrels

ConocoPhillips announces Alaska discovery with daily production potential of 100,000 barrels

ConocoPhillips on Friday heralded a promising new oil discovery on its leases in the nation’s petroleum reserve in Alaska that could produce up to...
Petroleum watchdog concerned about Eni’s Goliat platform

Petroleum watchdog concerned about Eni’s Goliat platform

Oil production at Goliat — the world’s northernmost operational offshore field — has been closed down since Dec. 26 last year after the discovery...
Russia’s new Arctic port sees fivefold surge in goods

Russia’s new Arctic port sees fivefold surge in goods

According to customs authorities in the Yamal-Nenets region the value of the goods customs-declared at Sabetta in 2016 had a fivefold increase from the...
Record-beating Arctic convoy almost stuck in ice

Record-beating Arctic convoy almost stuck in ice

Icebreakers have escorted cargo vessels from Russia's western Arctic to the eastern Arctic port of Pevek, the first time that's happened at this time...
General Frost to the rescue: Cold helps Russia comply with OPEC deal

General Frost to the rescue: Cold helps Russia comply with OPEC...

MOSCOW — It has defeated armies trying to invade Russia in the past, and now the fabled Russian winter has come to Moscow's rescue again,...
As tourism to Greenland grows, the country looks to grow tourism infrastrastructure to match

As tourism to Greenland grows, the country looks to grow tourism...

By 2027, the number of tourists visiting Greenland each year could reach 90,000, doubling the amount that arrived last year, according to Visit Greenland,...
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