Arctic Economy

Russia moves forward on a railway to the Northern Sea Route to Sabetta

Russia moves forward on a railway to the Northern Sea Route...

If Russia is to fulfill its high ambitions for the Northern Sea Route, it might need to build a railway to Sabetta, and acting Yamal-Nenets...
Norway posts soldiers at oil, gas plants after Nord Stream leaks

Norway posts soldiers at oil, gas plants after Nord Stream leaks

OSLO — Norway's military said on Monday it had posted soldiers to help guard major onshore oil and gas processing plants, part of a...
A new batch of satellites brings widespread Arctic broadband closer to reality

A new batch of satellites brings widespread Arctic broadband closer to...

British communication company OneWeb launched 36 more communications satellites into orbit late Sunday evening by a Soyuz rocket from Russia's Vostochny cosmodrome. It follows similar...
China’s ambassador to Iceland calls for direct flights to link the two nations

China’s ambassador to Iceland calls for direct flights to link the...

Jin Zhijan, ambassador for China in Iceland speaking to Morgunblaðið says that he would like to strengthen the cooperation between Iceland and China in...
With new leadership, US Arctic research agency prioritizes climate change, sustainable development

With new leadership, US Arctic research agency prioritizes climate change, sustainable...

With a shakeup in its leadership, the top Arctic science and research agency in Washington, D.C. plans to re-sharpen its focus on climate change...
Oil firms must step up exploration in Norway’s Arctic, agency says

Oil firms must step up exploration in Norway’s Arctic, agency says

OSLO—Oil companies in Norway must increase their exploration activity in remote regions like the Arctic Barents Sea to find the remaining reserves of oil...
New Delhi confirms Indian stake in Rosneft’s new Arctic oil project

New Delhi confirms Indian stake in Rosneft’s new Arctic oil project

India's energy minister said Wednesday that there will be Indian participation in a major Arctic oil project to be developed in Russia’s remote Taymyr...
Fishery managers consider a new ecosystem plan for Alaska’s rapidly changing Bering Sea

Fishery managers consider a new ecosystem plan for Alaska’s rapidly changing...

The Bering Sea, the source of some of the world's biggest commercial seafood harvests, is transforming rapidly as the climate warms. Now federal fisheries...
Suddenly, new investment in Arctic Alaska oil looks very unlikely

Suddenly, new investment in Arctic Alaska oil looks very unlikely

The prospects for new oil development on Arctic Alaska have become clouded by two powerful economic forces in recent weeks — a pushback by...
Mitsui, Saudi Aramco, Russia’s RDIF in talks to buy Arctic LNG 2 stakes, sources say

Mitsui, Saudi Aramco, Russia’s RDIF in talks to buy Arctic LNG...

MOSCOW/DUBAI — Japan's Mitsui Co Ltd, Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Aramco are in talks to buy stakes in Novatek's Arctic LNG...
×