Atle Staalesen

We Sámi people manage the life cycles of natural resources and produce little or no wastes. That is what I call a Smart Arctic, President of Norway’s Sámi Parliament Aili Keskitalo underlined as she today opened the Arctic Frontiers.
January 21, 2019
There is unease in several Russian government ministries as officials start to understand that the President’s objectives for the Northern Sea Route can not be reached. The only way to please the president might be to expand the sea route itself.
January 18, 2019
It will coordinate the country’s expanding development of regional infrastructure and industry.
January 18, 2019
A total of 14 powerful LNG carriers this Wednesday crowded at loading and reloading facilities in northern Norway.
January 17, 2019
Regional authorities in the Yamal Nenets region are aware of the potential devastating consequences of climate change, but say necessary measures are taken.
January 17, 2019
«It is time for reflections about what we have achieved in these years, the country’s oil minister said as he announced the record number of 83 new licenses.
January 16, 2019
The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority gets serious criticism for its followup of security in Norwegian waters.
January 15, 2019
An Arctic match of the year is to be held on ice near 90 degrees North.
January 14, 2019
The ships are on their way from China and South Korea and will have to break through up to 2 meter thick ice.
January 11, 2019
More fields are coming into production and peak oil is expected in year 2023. Arctic waters are priority No 1, the country’s Petroleum Directorate says.
January 10, 2019