Norway defends tax deductions on Arctic drilling

Norway defends tax deductions on Arctic drilling

STAVANGER, Norway — Norway's plan to shield oil companies from U.N. fees if they produce oil far from land in environmentally sensitive Arctic regions is in line...
Data from Alaska’s Arctic oil fields, worth millions of dollars, is about to be made public

Data from Alaska’s Arctic oil fields, worth millions of dollars, is...

The state of Alaska is planning to release a trove of seismic data from oil exploration surveys as early as mid-September that cost many millions...
Alaska files motion to join Trump in lawsuit over Arctic drilling

Alaska files motion to join Trump in lawsuit over Arctic drilling

The state of Alaska on Thursday filed a motion in federal court to intervene alongside President Donald Trump in a lawsuit brought by conservation groups...
Future of oil takes center stage in Norwegian election

Future of oil takes center stage in Norwegian election

STAVANGER, Norway — The future of Norway's oil sector is emerging as a key issue for voters in a Sept. 11 parliamentary election, nowhere more...
Alaska rejects ExxonMobil plan to expand oil production at Point Thomson

Alaska rejects ExxonMobil plan to expand oil production at Point Thomson

On Tuesday, the Walker administration denied a proposal by ExxonMobil Corp. to expand oil production at the Point Thomson field, calling it “vague” and...
After disappointment in Norway’s Arctic, Statoil says ‘we will come back’

After disappointment in Norway’s Arctic, Statoil says ‘we will come back’

The failure to find oil at the Korpfjell prospect isn't going to make Norway’s oil major give up, the company says. We will come back...
Norway’s Arctic oil ambitions suffer setback as most promising well yields none

Norway’s Arctic oil ambitions suffer setback as most promising well yields...

OSLO — Norway's hope of discovering a large oilfield in the Barents Sea has suffered a major setback after the far north Arctic's most promising reservoir...
Gazprom’s Arctic platform Prirazlomnaya opens new wells, boosts production

Gazprom’s Arctic platform Prirazlomnaya opens new wells, boosts production

The Prirazlomnaya platform now produces 10,000 tons of oil every day, according to operator Gazprom Neft Shelf.Since the project came into production late 2013, a...
Russia’s Arctic LNG tanker completes Arctic passage without aid of icebreakers

Russia’s Arctic LNG tanker completes Arctic passage without aid of icebreakers

A Russian-owned tanker, built to traverse the frozen waters of the Arctic, completed a journey in record time from Europe to Asia this month,...
After fracking test launched on North Slope, company presses ahead to drill two new wells

After fracking test launched on North Slope, company presses ahead to...

A unique effort to test the benefits of hydraulic fracturing on the North Slope is still underway, but the focus is shifting away from a well...