Nunavut review board greenlights port projects

Nunavut review board greenlights port projects

The Nunavut Impact Review Board says three Baffin-based marine infrastructure projects should get the go-ahead to proceed, subject to terms and conditions set out...
Lundin drills a dry well at Barents Sea prospect

Lundin drills a dry well at Barents Sea prospect

The 2017 drilling season in Norway’s Arctic waters has so far been a huge disappointment for oil companies, with one dry well following the...
Two Nunavut hamlets experiment with wind, solar energy

Two Nunavut hamlets experiment with wind, solar energy

The hamlets of Arviat and Kugluktuk have decided to work on new clean energy projects to reduce diesel use.If all goes well, solar panels...
Russia’s remotest Arctic tundra city gets fiber-optic internet

Russia’s remotest Arctic tundra city gets fiber-optic internet

One of the world’s richest men, Russian oligarch Vladimir Potanin, pressed a symbolic button opening the fiber-optic line to one of Russia’s remotest corners."The full-fledged...
Nuuk’s new port facility is open for business

Nuuk’s new port facility is open for business

After almost a year’s worth of delays, Nuuk’s new port facility officially opened to traffic on Friday.Originally slated to open last November, the opening...
China is building its second icebreaker domestically

China is building its second icebreaker domestically

As China’s one and only icebreaker - the «Xuelong» (Snow Dragon) returns from this year’s comprehensive Arctic voyage, the country presents the name of...
Chinese company COSCO confirms interest in trans-Arctic shipping to Arkhangelsk

Chinese company COSCO confirms interest in trans-Arctic shipping to Arkhangelsk

The development of deep water port on the Northern Dvina River could enable China's COSCO to bring in big-tonnage ships to Arkhangelsk, the company says."This project...
OMV’s new appraisal well confirms potential in Arctic field

OMV’s new appraisal well confirms potential in Arctic field

Austrian oil company OMV believes the Wisting license in Norway's Barents Sea could hold up to 80 million standard cubic meters of recoverable oil...
Gold miners seek safety as political risks rise

Gold miners seek safety as political risks rise

VANCOUVER — Canadian miner Eldorado Gold Corp's threat this week to freeze investments in Greece after years of frustrating and costly permit delays highlighted the...
Finnish company comes to Murmansk, sets up Arctic oil spill response unit with Rosneft

Finnish company comes to Murmansk, sets up Arctic oil spill response...

The Finland-based Lamor company is establishing a joint venture with the Russian oil company Rosneft in Roslyakov, the formerly closed military town outside Murmansk.The...