Fairbanks sets visitor records thanks to winter tourism

Fairbanks sets visitor records thanks to winter tourism

The Inland Empire 483 miles from the ocean wouldn't qualify it as a "shore-side excursion" in the traditional sense but that's exactly how Fairbanks...
Under settlement, ExxonMobil proposes more oil production at Point Thomson field

Under settlement, ExxonMobil proposes more oil production at Point Thomson field

ExxonMobil is proposing a dramatic increase in oil production at a North Slope field, under the terms of a 2012 settlement with the state...
More cargo finds way through Arctic waters, up Siberian rivers

More cargo finds way through Arctic waters, up Siberian rivers

Another 10 shiploads will soon be heading to Russia’s Arctic port of Sabetta and then sent thousands of kilometers up the river Ob for delivery near...
US regulators approve Eni plan to drill from a man-made island into federal Arctic leases

US regulators approve Eni plan to drill from a man-made island...

The Trump Administration Wednesday approved an oil company’s plans to explore for oil in federal territory of the U.S. Arctic Ocean, using extended-reach drilling...
Russia’s Sovcomflot says Arctic oil and gas shipments have reached new highs

Russia’s Sovcomflot says Arctic oil and gas shipments have reached new...

In his meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev this week, Sovcomflot General Director Sergey Frank confirmed that his company over the last half...
Alaska boosts investment in North Slope oil processing facility to spark new production

Alaska boosts investment in North Slope oil processing facility to spark...

An Alaska state agency will add more money to the $70 million it has already invested toward building an oil-processing plant and related infrastructure on the...
An Alaska Native corporation makes a move toward exploring for oil in the US Arctic Ocean, where Shell failed

An Alaska Native corporation makes a move toward exploring for oil...

A subsidiary of Alaska’s wealthiest regional Native corporation is moving ahead with plans to follow in the footsteps of Shell and explore for oil in the U.S....
IMO says it will address Arctic heavy fuel oil regulation

IMO says it will address Arctic heavy fuel oil regulation

The United Nations agency that sets rules for international shipping said Friday it will develop rules about the use of heavy fuel oil by ships in...
Korean buyer eyes Alaska LNG but also signs deals with competitors

Korean buyer eyes Alaska LNG but also signs deals with competitors

Alaska’s giant gas export project has signed a preliminary deal with a major South Korea buyer that could set the stage for a multibillion-dollar development...
US Interior secretary moves to speed Alaska’s oil and gas permit process

US Interior secretary moves to speed Alaska’s oil and gas permit...

WASHINGTON -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed an order Thursday that he said would help speed the permitting process for onshore drilling -- particularly...