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Rosneft gets ready to start building ports and pipelines from the Vankor oil fields to the Taymyr Peninsula as part of its Vostok Oil project.
January 15, 2021
Irrespectively of its climate commitments, Norway continues to push for more oil and natural gas. In 2020, investments and production increased.
January 14, 2021
Still unclear which replacement will be chosen for heat- and electricity production, but the Government assures it will be a more climate friendly solution.
January 12, 2021
Hundreds of workers at yards in Severodvinsk are engaged day and night with construction of Russia’s second ice-resistant platform for Arctic waters.
January 05, 2021
The polluting smelter in Nikel was shut down forever on December 23.
December 23, 2020
Igor Sechin and his Rosneft oil company gives new Arctic discoveries names after Soviet war commanders.
December 22, 2020
The Sparta-III might not have obtained needed permissions before sailing into the icy Yenisey River.
December 18, 2020
Developers assure that the new Arctic seaport of Utrenneye will be ready for operations in 2022.
December 16, 2020
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signs the decree that paves the way for a 25 million ton capacity oil terminal near the remote Arctic town.
December 14, 2020
In November, the Norwegian oil giant announced big ambitions to become a net-zero energy company. Now, it acquires a stake in oil-fields with higher carbon footprints than average in the portfolio. A risky investment, says an expert.
December 14, 2020
The new field in the Kara Sea holds an estimated 800 billion cubic meters of natural gas and is named after Soviet war hero Marshal Zhukov
December 09, 2020
The two companies are jointly to develop license areas in Russia's far northern Gydan Peninsula.
December 04, 2020
After a year with several smog incidents damaging the nature surrounding the factories, the company now launches several projects aimed at making the skies blue.
December 03, 2020
Russia's powerful petroleum industry feels a mounting pressure from alternative energy sources, and strong voices now say the country's vast natural gas resources in the Arctic should be used in petrochemical production.
December 02, 2020
The state company is due to buy out partner Neftegazholding from the huge Vostok Oil
December 02, 2020
About 100 drilling rigs will be erected on the Taymyr tundra and a 770 km long oil pipeline will bring vast volumes to a new major terminal on the coast of the Kara Sea. Launch is less than 4 years away, and everything is proceeding according to plans, Sechin tells the President.
November 26, 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
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
Work is stopped on the 46 km railway line to Lavna on the west side of the Kola Bay.
November 11, 2020
Smelting will stop on December 25 at the plant in Nikel near Russia's border to Norway.
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
Figures for the first 10 months of 2020 show that Arctic shipping continues to increase despite the coronavirus and world economic downturn.
November 10, 2020
Never before has a well been drilled in these waters, says Rosneft as exploration vessel "Bavenit" moves into the northern Kara Sea.
November 02, 2020
Norwegian legislators in 2013 officially opened up for drilling in waters adjacent to the country's maritime border to Russia. They did not know about the government report that concluded drilling in the area was most probably unprofitable.
October 27, 2020