Military shipyards eye stakes in Arctic LNG

Military shipyards eye stakes in Arctic LNG

Their order books are full of jobs for the Russian military, but the shipyards of Sevmash and Zvezdochka still want a piece of the...
Local lawmakers ask administration to reconsider site of Greenland’s sixth hydroelectric dam

Local lawmakers ask administration to reconsider site of Greenland’s sixth hydroelectric...

Local lawmakers in Greenland’s Qeqqata region are calling on the government to consider construction of what would be the country’s sixth hydroelectric power plant...
Hilcorp officially takes over BP’s Arctic leases and operator position at Prudhoe Bay

Hilcorp officially takes over BP’s Arctic leases and operator position at...

Independent Texas-based Hilcorp Energy Co. has officially taken over the Arctic Alaska oilfield assets owned for decades by oil giant BP. The upstream portion of...
Greenland shipper plans to break Danish port contract

Greenland shipper plans to break Danish port contract

Long goodbyes are turning out not to be Verner Hammeken’s specialty. Since taking over as managing director of Royal Arctic Line, Greenland’s nationally controlled...
Greenland will host the first electric-powered off-road racing series

Greenland will host the first electric-powered off-road racing series

LONDON — Greenland will be one of five climate-threatened locations to host the first Extreme E championship in 2021, the pioneering all-electric off-road racing...
Japan’s Mitsui takes loss on Russian Arctic LNG stake

Japan’s Mitsui takes loss on Russian Arctic LNG stake

TOKYO — Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co Ltd booked a 20.9 billion yen loss on liquefied natural gas business in Russia in the...
Norwegians and Icelanders let Alaskans in on the secrets to economic prosperity

Norwegians and Icelanders let Alaskans in on the secrets to economic...

FAIRBANKS — A year and a half into Alaska's recession, in which thousands of jobs have been lost statewide, Alaskans are looking for salvation....
A top federal official working on Arctic refuge oil development is resigning

A top federal official working on Arctic refuge oil development is...

On Tuesday, Joe Balash, assistant secretary at the Department of the Interior, resigned from his position effective August 30. David Bernhardt, head of the...
Greenland restores uranium ban — likely halting a controversial rare earths mine

Greenland restores uranium ban — likely halting a controversial rare earths...

Greenland’s legislature has reinstated its near-complete ban on uranium mining — and in so doing has made it all but impossible for the mining...
Greenland prepares legislation to halt Kuannersuit rare earth mine

Greenland prepares legislation to halt Kuannersuit rare earth mine

NUUK — Greenland's new government is preparing legislation that will ban uranium mining and cease development of the controversial Kuannersuit mine (also known as...