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Two weeks after it completed a record-early delivery to China via the Northern Sea Route, natural gas carrier "Christophe de Margerie" returns to natural gas terminal Sabetta on westbound voyage.
July 07, 2020
It is the fourth year in a row that Chinese oilmen explore the far northern Kara Sea.
June 29, 2020
Oil company Rosneft intends to drill for oil in a protected nature reserve in the far northern Taymyr peninsula.
June 26, 2020
Roman Trotsenko is the new owner of the coal extraction licenses in the far northern Taymyr Peninsula.
June 25, 2020
The heat is on: While record Arctic heat in Siberia makes worldwide headlines, the Norwegian government presents massive oil drilling plans north in the Barents Sea.
June 24, 2020
Government turns down a proposed territorial extension of the Northern Sea Route. The President's ambitious target for Arctic shipping is unlikely to be reached unless the Barents Sea is included, route developers argue.
June 23, 2020
Just 0.16% of Russia’s electricity comes from renewable sources.
June 22, 2020
Almost 6 km of new railroad was constructed in only 18 days in order to overcome the acute logistics crisis in the Arctic region.
June 22, 2020
Researchers believe Novatek's dredging in the Gulf of Ob might ruin local ecosystems and eliminate fish stocks.
June 17, 2020
Russia's biggest Arctic region and home to the country's most powerful military force is in crisis after the collapse of a railway bridge.
June 12, 2020
Amid strong warnings from environmentalists, the Norwegian Parliament decides to pump great sums into a support-package for the country's oil industry. Tax benefits are to help the oilmen launch new projects, including in the Arctic.
June 09, 2020
A deep crisis is shattering the Russian petroleum industry, but Igor Sechin still gets the President's unequivocal support for the development Vostok Oil, the project that is due to bring several hundred million tons of north Siberian oil to international markets via the Northern Sea Route.
May 14, 2020
Struggling with a faulty engine on the fist icebreaker, not yet delivered, does not hinder the start of construction.
May 14, 2020
Plummeting oil price and declining economies notwithstanding, well drilling is coming up in far northern Norwegian waters. Russian oilmen have stakes in both wells.
May 13, 2020
Three Finnish-based companies have prepared an outline design for the plant to be towed Russia's Pavlovsky lead-zinc mining project.
May 13, 2020
Washington’s blacklisting of COSCO includes potentially devastating consequences for Russian LNG exports from the Arctic.
October 01, 2019
The «LNG Dubhe» is the first Chinese-built carrier made for the Russian Yamal LNG project. The shipyard in Shanghai has another 3 vessels in the line.
September 27, 2019
Companies Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) strike deal with Novatek over a LNG reloading complex in the bay of Ura Guba.
September 26, 2019
Rosneft leader Igor Sechin says he needs €36 billion in tax cuts for his projected oil pipeline to the Arctic Ocean. But Russia’s minister of finance says «njet».
September 18, 2019
The Raggovidda wind park in Berlevåg, Arctic Norway, teams up with Luxembourgian investors and boosts green generation. Some of it will be used to produce hydrogen.
September 16, 2019
The president requests state natural gas company Gazprom to find the necessary resources in Yamal.
September 10, 2019
Norway’s nuclear safety watchdog is informed about the voyage, but want to know more about Russia’s future plans for sailing commercial cargo with the reactor-powered «Sevmorput» container ship.
September 09, 2019
Final preparations in the remote Arctic town that will host the floating nuclear installation.
September 06, 2019
A joint venture set up by Novatek and Sovcomflot will develop and run a powerful new fleet of Arctic carriers.
September 05, 2019