ExxonMobil is pulling out of its Arctic joint venture with Rosneft

ExxonMobil is pulling out of its Arctic joint venture with Rosneft

It was ExxonMobil that signed the paychecks and contributed with key resources when a Norwegian rig in 2014 discovered the field which later was...
A deepwater port in Alaska’s Arctic is essential for U.S. national security

A deepwater port in Alaska’s Arctic is essential for U.S. national...

While cooperation has been a hallmark of Arctic relations between the United States and Russia, it is important to consider national security due to...
What China’s involvement means for Alaska’s latest Arctic gas line plan

What China’s involvement means for Alaska’s latest Arctic gas line plan

A decade ago, after a giant Chinese oil company expressed interest in acquiring natural gas from Alaska, Sen. Ted Stevens had a simple answer...
All Russian Arctic settlements to get fast internet

All Russian Arctic settlements to get fast internet

A red-line through the President Vladimir Putin’s state-of-the-nation speech on Thursday was the need to improve Russia’s business and infrastructure competitiveness and transformation to the high-tech...
Miners upbeat ahead of Toronto rite of spring

Miners upbeat ahead of Toronto rite of spring

One of the sure signs of spring for miners is the annual PDAC convention. Held every year since 1932, PDAC (short for Prospectors and...
Putin vows tenfold Arctic shipping increase by 2025

Putin vows tenfold Arctic shipping increase by 2025

Delivering his state-of-the-nation speech to the parliament on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin highlighted the importance of speeding up the country's infrastructure developments. The Arctic plays...
Nunavik’s undersea survey set to begin this summer

Nunavik’s undersea survey set to begin this summer

The Kativik Regional Government has awarded a contract to an American firm to do the technical work ahead of a proposed seabed survey along...
Hunting helps Greenlanders keep poverty at bay — but its benefits are spread unevenly

Hunting helps Greenlanders keep poverty at bay — but its benefits...

With three-quarters of Greenlandic households hunting for at least a portion of their food, hunting has long been seen as a way for many...
Researchers hope new techniques will unlock secrets of oil spills in sea ice

Researchers hope new techniques will unlock secrets of oil spills in...

As the Arctic warms, ships transporting oil to and from the region are poised to become more common. And more ships means a higher...
With all eyes on China, Singapore makes its own Arctic moves

With all eyes on China, Singapore makes its own Arctic moves

Asian states are becoming increasingly interested and involved in the Arctic region. This signal was sent in 2013 when four Asian states were admitted...