Atle Staalesen

Support ships jam by the island of Kildin as the first tankers sail towards Novatek's new hub for reloading of liquified natural gas.
November 24, 2020
The Russian Foreign Ministry accuses the government in Oslo of manipulating public opinion over bilateral relations.
November 23, 2020
As the Norwegian government awaits the Supreme Court's verdict in a historic climate law suit, it announces another 136 oil blocks in northern waters.
November 19, 2020
The trading company buys a 10 percent stake in Vostok Oil, the Russian project that in five years is to deliver 30 million tons of oil from the most desolate Arctic coast.
November 18, 2020
The regional leader underlines that construction continues. But key investors are fleeing the Murmansk Transport Hub and Lavna coal terminal.
November 17, 2020
A report from federal technical inspection authority Rostekhnadzor concludes that construction faults and maintenance negligence were main reasons for the spill of 21,000 tons of diesel oil in the far northern Taymyr tundra.
November 17, 2020
The virus is putting the healthcare system on its knees. A massive number of students are now sent out to aid.
November 13, 2020
The Leningradskoye field in the Kara Sea has a commercial gas inflow of over 1 million cubic meters per day, the company says.
November 11, 2020
The unprecedented low levels of Arctic sea-ice this summer enabled survey ship Professor Logachev to smoothly study vast areas of seabed as part of the Arctic Connect project.
November 11, 2020
Environmental organization Save Pechora Committee suspects that local authorities deliberately withheld information about last month's spill in the Kolva river.
November 10, 2020