Oil experts eye ‘significant resources’ in Barents Sea along Norway-Russia border

Oil experts eye ‘significant resources’ in Barents Sea along Norway-Russia border

A region of the Barents Sea in Norwegian waters, parts of which are located in ice-covered waters, could hold more than 2 billion standard cubic...
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....
Gazprom hints it might share Yamal gas with Novatek

Gazprom hints it might share Yamal gas with Novatek

Russia's Tambey fields hold an estimated 6.7 trillion cubic meters of natural gas and could be developed by a joint venture, Gazprom leader Aleksey Miller...
ASRC’s Tara Sweeney steps down as head of Arctic Economic Council

ASRC’s Tara Sweeney steps down as head of Arctic Economic Council

FAIRBANKS — The chairmanship of the Arctic Economic Council passed from the United States to Finland on Tuesday, with Tara Sweeney of Arctic Slope...
Quintillion CEO: Fiber-based broadband set to go live in Alaska by end of the year

Quintillion CEO: Fiber-based broadband set to go live in Alaska by...

FAIRBANKS — An Arctic fiber-optic project that would speed up broadband service across northern Alaska is in its testing phase and scheduled to go live...
After years of decline, mining appears to be on rebound in Alaska

After years of decline, mining appears to be on rebound in...

After several years of decline, Alaska’s mining industry seems to be clawing its way back.With a host of new mining exploration announcements in recent...
Mining returns to Greenland with the opening of the Aappaluttoq ruby mine

Mining returns to Greenland with the opening of the Aappaluttoq ruby...

Greenland’s mining industry comes back online this week when LNS, a Norway-based firm, officially begins production at the Aappaluttoq ruby mine.In the two months leading...
Arctic shipping may soon become more broadly feasible — for a price

Arctic shipping may soon become more broadly feasible — for a...

As global warming melts sea ice across the Arctic, shipping routes once thought impossible — including directly over the North Pole — may open...
New figures reveal busy shipping season on Northern Sea Route

New figures reveal busy shipping season on Northern Sea Route

New information revealed at the 2017 Arctic Shipping Forum held last week in Helsinki, Finland, highlights a plethora of activities on the Northern Sea...
Early Barents Sea drilling yields disappointing results

Early Barents Sea drilling yields disappointing results

Lundin Norway, a subsidiary of the Swedish oil company Lundin Petroleum, was hoping to find more oil when drilling the appraisal well some 4 kilometers north...