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The Nordic country fears its oil production could drop by more than 70 percent in 20 years unless new discoveries are made.
July 27, 2021
Aker BP found no oil after drilling the Stangnestind-prospect just a few kilometers from Norway’s border to Russia in the Barents Sea.
July 20, 2021
The nuclear power plant south of Murmansk is selected by Rosatom to be a pilot site for the creation of hydrogen production.
July 16, 2021
They are among the world's biggest climate gas emitters. And they are trying to justify their huge new oil and gas projects in the remotest part of the planet.
July 09, 2021
Stora Enso announces the official shutdown of two paper and pulp mills in Kemi, Finland and Kvarnsveden, Sweden.
June 30, 2021
Oslo issues its northernmost ever drilling acreage as part of a new license round.
June 23, 2021
Gazprom Neft launches production of its Tazov field, to be cornerstone in a new Arctic oil cluster.
June 17, 2021
Wells will this summer be drilled in the the Kara Sea and the Gulf of Ob.
June 15, 2021
The construction of a new pulp and paper mill in the Republic of Karelia has just been approved by the State Commission for the Development of the Arctic.
June 15, 2021
The floating dock will be the largest in the Russian north with a capacity of 30,000 tonnes, enough to hold the new generation icebreakers of Project 22220.
June 13, 2021
Northvolt raises another $2,75bn for ramp-up of its battery production from 40 to 60 GWh annual capacity.
June 10, 2021
"Are there any adults home?" Greenpeace asks rhetorically after the Norwegian Government on Wednesday announced this year's licensing round.
June 09, 2021
Gazprom has decided to send liquified hydrocarbons from its biggest fields in Yamal to the markets by rail.
June 08, 2021
"We, ordinary people living in Nikel, are very happy. The air is fresh, leaves are green," says Tatiana Bazanova who has lived most of her adult life in what used to be one of Europe's most polluted towns.
June 08, 2021
Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev has instructed Rosatom to submit a plan for the resumption of uranium mining in Yakutia.
June 08, 2021
Addressing an audience of international oil company leaders, Igor Sechin warns against a rapid shift to renewables, and makes clear that the world needs his Vostok Oil.
June 07, 2021
Warnings from climate experts notwithstanding, oil and gas exploration continues in the Barents Sea. Aker BP now prepares to drill at the Stangnestind just few kilometers from Norway's border to Russia.
May 30, 2021
Population could increase with as much as one-fifth as ten thousand new workplaces will be created in Västerbotten and Norrbotten counties over the next few years.
May 27, 2021
Rosneft officially starts construction of its Sever Bay seaport on the coast of peninsula Taymyr.
May 26, 2021
There will not be an Arctic railway linking northern Finland with the Norwegian Barents Sea harbor in Kirkenes.
May 17, 2021
A broken pipeline has caused oil to leak out to the northern Russian Kolva river in the border area between Nenets Autonomous Okrug and the Komi Republic.
May 15, 2021
"Extract as much as you can," the country's top energy legislator says. But time might be about to run out for new major oil and gas projects on the Russian Arctic shelf.
May 06, 2021
As construction of the Murmansk Transport Hub had come to a full halt, top federal officials assembled for a talk in Moscow.
April 30, 2021
Construction permit is granted for what will provide for high-tech digitalization of Russia’s entire Arctic coastline, from Murmansk to Vladivostok.
April 21, 2021
As European carmakers ramp up production of electric vehicles, the Nordic region takes a lead role in battery production.
April 19, 2021