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State oil producer Rosneft is challenging private company Lukoil’s control over the Varandey terminal.
April 16, 2019
As an Arctic storm rages along Barents Sea coast, company Novatek signals that it will move its large-scale reloading of LNG away from Norwegian waters.
April 15, 2019
Dumping of tailings into the Repparfjord on Norway’s Barents Sea coast will not be problematic in such a way that we shouldn’t allow for mining, argues Norway’s Minister of Trade and Industry Torbjørn Røe Isaksen
April 14, 2019
Shipping on the Northern Sea Route will amount to 92,6 million tons in year 2024, leader of nuclear power company Rosatom says. That is an increase of more than 450 percent in six years.
April 10, 2019
We will build an Arctic cluster that will help boost shipments on the Northern Sea Route, leader of Russia’s biggest oil company Rosneft makes clear to the President.
April 03, 2019
Local authorities along the Northern Sea Route are starting to plan for deliveries of a new energy source.
April 03, 2019
A string of wells have been drilled along the country’s maritime border to Russia. But none of them meet expectations.
April 02, 2019
The «Arctic Swan» violated catch regulations in Russian waters, the country's security service says.
April 02, 2019
It is put directly of the ice of the Ob Bay near the spot for Novatek’s new LNG terminal.
March 27, 2019
The Finnish Security Intelligence Service (Supo) has suspended a detective suspected of official misconduct. He was detained on Monday and his premises searched.
March 26, 2019
A convoy of 30 trucks, bulldozers and excavators is on its way to the development site of the Kharasavey natural gas field. About 20 percent of the field resources are located offshore in the Kara Sea.
March 21, 2019
There are currently five major forestry-related projects underway in Finland driven, at least in part, by Chinese investment.
March 21, 2019
The Sydvaranger mine gets a long awaited permission for renewed mining along Norway’s border to Russia.
March 19, 2019
Preferring internett resources, people reads less printed glossy magazines. Consequently, Stora Enso plans to convert the paper mill in Oulu into packaging board production.
March 18, 2019
Amid growing protests against Arctic drilling, the Norwegian government proposes 48 new oil blocks in the Barents Sea
March 15, 2019
Rosatomflot’s service base is not sized for all the planned new nuclear-powered icebreakers, says Andrey Zolotkov, who previously worked as engineer onboard one of the service vessels storing spent nuclear fuel.
March 13, 2019
The 260 meter long nuclear-powered «Sevmorput» makes a historic voyage through the shallow and icy waters of the Northern Dvina.
March 12, 2019
New powerful icebreakers are under construction, but to meet demand the current fleet of nuclear icebreakers in Murmansk will have to sail 5-10 years longer than originally planned.
March 12, 2019
The regional treasury is strapped of cash, but natural gas company Novatek still gets almost 12 billion rubles of tax breaks for its Belokamenka project.
March 12, 2019
It is about lowering the risks, says Finance Minister Siv Jensen. But the decision to kick out oil exploration and production companies from the country’s pension fund could be seen as a first move towards a bigger exit from the energy sector.
March 08, 2019
CEO of Russian private natural gas producer Novatek, Leonid Mikhelson, has a net worth estimated at $24 billion by Forbes.
March 06, 2019
The world’s only ship of its kind will deliver thousands of tons of construction materials to the Arctic LNG 2 project in peninsula Gydan.
March 06, 2019
Company Total acquires 10 percent of the Arctic LNG 2 project and gains exclusive rights over future developments in Russia’s most prosperous natural gas region.
March 05, 2019
Rosneft mulls building of a 600 km long pipeline from its Vankor oil fields to the Kara Sea.
February 28, 2019
A new report has called for closer and broader regulation of mining activity in the Arctic region. The authors of the report said that there has hitherto been surprisingly little research on the environmental risks associated with mining in the Arctic as well as measures that could mitigate those risks.
February 25, 2019