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Norway's Minister of Oil and Energy, Tord Lien, can smile as the world’s northernmost oil platform now pumps oil after years of delay.
March 13, 2016
Metals company Boliden buys the Kevitsa nickel-copper-platinum mine in Finnish Lapland from First Quantum for $712 million.
March 11, 2016
The precision of drilling instruments can be seriously affected by the Arctic light phenomenon, new research from the University of Tromsø reveals.
March 09, 2016
«It is fully out of control», head of Bellona Foundation Frederic Hauge says about the Goliat oil project in the Barents Sea.
March 08, 2016
The «Shturman Albanov» will autonomously be able to shuttle through the deep ice of the Ob Bay to Gazprom-Neft’s Novy Port field.
March 07, 2016
«This far, but no further» Greenpeace says about the quick Arctic expansion of industrial fishing.
March 02, 2016
After a 3,7 percent shrinking in 2015, the country’s economy started the new year with continued decline.
March 01, 2016
The gas company invites Japanese investors on board as it starts preparations for a second LNG plant in the Arctic.
February 29, 2016
The mining accident in Vorkuta in Russia’s Komi Republic has claimed 36 lives, including five rescue workers.
February 29, 2016
Twenty six miners are still missing and four confirmed dead after explosions, rock collapse and fire hit a coal mine in Vorkuta in the Russian Arctic on Thursday.
February 26, 2016
Russia’s Zvezda shipyard in the Far East will be ready to produce supertankers and rigs for the Arctic in 2020, Nikolay Patrushev says.
February 25, 2016
German oil and gas company has failed to find hydrocarbons in its Kvalross exploration well in the Barents Sea off the coast of Norway.
February 24, 2016
The world’s only nuclear-powered container ship, the "Sevmorput", will this year conduct a two-way transit voyage across the Northern Sea Route.
February 23, 2016
By 2035 Russia will have produced 31-35 million tons of oil on the Arctic shelf, Deputy Minister of Energy Kirill Molodtsov says. This is less than earlier estimates. – A logical reduction, experts say.
February 23, 2016
The gas company intends to launch construction of offshore platforms in 2019, Governor Marina Kovtun says.
February 18, 2016
Europe’s biggest iron ore producer faces major cost cuts and possible staff reduction as 2015 accounts show a loss of €750 million.
February 17, 2016
Another 52 windmills are soon ready to be built in the deep forests of Norrbotten, the northern Swedish region.
February 17, 2016
Fearing terrorist attacks from organizations like Daesh (Islamic State), Governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District Dmitry Kobylkin has ordered strengthened control at Sabetta port and airport.
February 17, 2016
More than three million tons of goods were handled at Sabetta in 2015. When in full swing, the port will have capacity for 30 million.
February 16, 2016
Russia’s Gazprom increased oil production at its Prirazlomnaya platform 2.5 times last year.
February 16, 2016
For the first time, we are rejected entry to Russian waters without getting an explanation, researchers from the Norwegian Marine Research Institute say.
February 15, 2016
Russia’s Rosneft plans to start exploration of three blocks in the waters between Novaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land.
February 15, 2016
Only 40,000 tons of cargo was transported transit through the Russian Arctic route in 2015. And 75 percent of that was delivered by a Chinese cargo carrier.
February 15, 2016
Kola Nuclear Power Plant’s reactor no 3 is licensed to work for another ten years, pushing the lifespan of the 35 years old reactor until 2026.
February 15, 2016
The nickel plants in the Kola Peninsula now process more ore than the ones in Norilsk.
February 12, 2016

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