Novatek’s Yamal LNG to be commissioned and begin production

Novatek’s Yamal LNG to be commissioned and begin production

After more than five years of construction, Novatek’s $27 billion Yamal LNG project has received state permission to commission the first liquefaction train, 58 gas...
China sent more than a dozen vessels through the Arctic this year

China sent more than a dozen vessels through the Arctic this...

Chinese shipping companies have sent a dozen vessels through the waters of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in 2017, compared to five vessels the...
The Week Ahead: Sustainable fisheries, sustainable seal hunting, sustainable development goals

The Week Ahead: Sustainable fisheries, sustainable seal hunting, sustainable development goals

The Week Ahead is a preview of some of the events related to the region that will be in the news in the coming...
What Trudeau’s first official visit to Canada’s North as prime minister means for the region

What Trudeau’s first official visit to Canada’s North as prime minister...

Before Justin Trudeau headed south to the White House, he went north to the Arctic. What happened on the Prime Minister’s first official visit...
The Week Ahead: Imagining an Arctic without ice, staking Arctic claims and digging deeper into Greenland’s mining industry

The Week Ahead: Imagining an Arctic without ice, staking Arctic claims...

Note: Regular readers of the former Arctic Journal will be familiar with the Week Ahead, a weekly preview of some of the events related...
Another big win for Russian pipeline politics in Europe?

Another big win for Russian pipeline politics in Europe?

A divisive Russian energy project dripping with geopolitical tension reached a major milestone this week. The Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which would pump natural...
The Week Ahead: Tip of an iceberg

The Week Ahead: Tip of an iceberg

Mention the United States Coast Guard in an Arctic context, and it is the service’s gradually shrinking ice-breaking capacity that attracts most attention. That...
Alaska’s Arctic gasline could fall victim to a Trump trade war with China

Alaska’s Arctic gasline could fall victim to a Trump trade war...

If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to ramp up a trade war with China, a deal to build a natural gas...
The Week Ahead: No slacking off

The Week Ahead: No slacking off

The Week Ahead is a preview of some of the events related to the region that will be in the news in the coming...
Russia’s extension of US overflight rights hurts the Arctic

Russia’s extension of US overflight rights hurts the Arctic

Every week, hundreds of flights on U.S. airlines pass through Russian airspace. Only a handful of these flights actually start or end in Russia....