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Russia’s nuclear watchdog authorises operation until 2033, twice the originally planned lifetime. Bellona is deeply worried about safety.
July 09, 2018
The company Elkem AS has submitted an application to the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries for expropriation of the rights it will need to launch mining operations on Nasafjäll, a mountain area on the border between Sweden and Norway. The company wants to start a quarry in order to mine for quarts on the Norwegian side of the border. In its statement, the municipality of Arjeplog, Sweden, says that the planned mining operations will have an impact on crossborder reindeer herding, calling for a thorough impact assessment.
July 03, 2018
Icebreaker «Aleksandr Sannikov» will open the way to the company’s oil terminal in the Gulf of Ob.
July 02, 2018
Two powerful tankers are on their way from Sabetta in this year’s first eastbound voyages through the Northern Sea Route.
June 29, 2018
Drilling rig Nan Hai Ba Hao arrives in the far northern Russian city as Chinese oilmen get ready to resume exploration of Arctic waters.
June 27, 2018
At this time of year, there has never before been such a complicated ice condition around Russia’s offshore Arctic oil platform «Prirazlomnaya».
June 26, 2018
The Russian natural gas company is squeezed over its Yamal LNG exports. The solution could lie in Norwegian Arctic fjords.
June 25, 2018
A significant green step is taken outside Luleå for an industry that accounts for about a quarter of direct CO2 emissions in global industry production.
June 21, 2018
Shipping in the Gulf of Ob is paralysed and the situation complicated, icebreaker company Rosatomflot says.
June 21, 2018
Four years after Northland Resources filed for bankruptcy, production of iron-ore concentrate starts at Kaunisvaara outside Pajala on July 18.
June 19, 2018
The two major yards in Severodvinsk, northern Russia, intend to deliver key components to the country’s planned new Arctic natural gas project.
June 19, 2018
Norway issues several new oil licenses north of the 74th parallel.
June 18, 2018
25th satellite in Russia’s equivalent to GPS is now in operation.
June 18, 2018
«They are interested», says the Russian Minister of Energy.
June 14, 2018
The Norwegian ice-free port is suggested a key position in EU’s Scandinavian-Mediterranean Corridor railway network.
June 07, 2018
The value of the Norwegian Oil Fund’s investment in Sberbank increased by more than a billion kroner last year.
June 06, 2018
They are among the richest people on planet earth and holds an insane amount of private money. The Barents Observer gives you the overview of who owns what in the Murmansk region.
June 05, 2018
Jackup rig «Arcticheskaya» has arrived in Murmansk after 5-months of repair in Singapore, and sister rig «Amazon» is ready to spud wells in the Gulf of Ob.
June 05, 2018
The Russian Arctic region faces increasing troubles in financing its flagship project, the Murmansk Transport Hub.
June 04, 2018
Board of Directors suggests to pay nearly $1 billion more in dividends for 2017 than the previous year.
June 04, 2018
Majority in the Standing Committee on Energy and Environment rules in favour developing the Johan Castberg oil field in the Barents Sea.
June 03, 2018
The company made only a minor discovery of natural gas at the Svanefjell prospect in the Barents Sea.
May 31, 2018
We are definitely interested in the materialization of the Belkomur railway, leader of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) makes clear.
May 31, 2018
They will be environmentally friendly and far cheaper to use, the company says.
May 28, 2018
Oil company Total obtains 10 percent of Novatek’s Arctic LNG 2, the major project in the remote Gydan Peninsula.
May 25, 2018

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