Atle Staalesen

The modernisation of the polluting object is necessary for cuts in CO2 emissions, a Russian government commission decides.
November 04, 2021
Over the past five years, Russian forest lands affected by fire have more than tripled. Also far northern forests are burning.
November 03, 2021
The Swedish company buys a 25 percent stake in the far northern Wisting license. The project is to come into production in 2028 and might hold more than 500 million barrels of oil.
October 29, 2021
The new Norwegian Prime Minister can lean on solid domestic support. But his policy for expansive oil drilling is likely to meet strong criticism during the COP26.
October 29, 2021
The 47-year old woman from Syktyvkar, northern Russia, was detained by the FSB after she posted discrediting comments about the President on social media.
October 28, 2021
We have more than 50 trillion cubic meters of natural gas reserves alone in the Yamal region, the President underlined in a meeting with industry leaders.
October 28, 2021
The Russian state company intends to produce 30 million tons in its Vostok Oil project in 2024. Most of it will be shipped to Murmansk, and from there along the Norwegian coast to the world market.
October 27, 2021
Environment and climate change will be our top priorities for the Barents Cooperation, Foreign Minster Pekka Haavisto underlined as he took over the Chair of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council.
October 26, 2021
In his first meeting with Norway's new Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt, Sergei Lavrov proposed a stronger cooperation between the two countries' defence ministries.
October 25, 2021
Ice-class carrier Nordic Nuluujaak makes its first voyage on the Northern Sea Route as sea-ice quickly accumulates on the far northern waters.
October 25, 2021