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If the country is to reach its high ambitions for the Northern Sea Route, it might have to build a railway to Sabetta.
August 22, 2018
Natural gas company Novatek says it plans to build a major reloading terminal for LNG in the heavily militarised area of Ura Guba near Murmansk.
August 21, 2018
«There is a need for a civilian shipyard in the Murmansk area,» says Director of Kimek, the yard in Kirkenes with Russian shipowners as main customers.
August 17, 2018
The drilling of two wells in remote Arctic waters is basis for an international meeting of oilmen.
August 15, 2018
Gazpromneft Marine Bunker, a subsidiary of oil company Gazprom Neft, files a bankruptcy petition against the once very powerful regional company.
August 15, 2018
Russia doubles its production of liquified natural gas from the Arctic as a second plant in the Yamal LNG is launched this week. This is only the start, says company Novatek.
August 10, 2018
Russian geological research ships are soon on their way to the Laptev Sea.
August 08, 2018
State oil company Rosneft says it intends to build two major dry-docks for Arctic oil platforms in Shipyard No 82 in Roslyakovo.
August 07, 2018
It will be owned by nuclear power company Rosatom and serve the northernmost mine in the world.
August 06, 2018
Natural gas company Novatek has spud its first ever offshore Arctic well on the spot where it intends to develop its third Arctic LNG project.
July 31, 2018
Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant will be thoroughly tested before towing to the north Siberian port of Pevek.
July 30, 2018
Among the ships involved in this year’s first west-bound voyage across the Northern Sea Route is LNG carrier «Clean Planet», which is on its maiden trip to the Arctic terminal of Sabetta.
July 26, 2018
Despite opening of the Northern Sea Route, large amount of Russian Arctic LNG is still reloaded in European ports on its way to Asian markets.
July 26, 2018
Weeks after schedule, Gazprom is getting ready to drill two wells in the Kara Sea.
July 25, 2018
First two tankers with liquid natural gas from Russian Arctic via the Northern Sea Route arrives in China.
July 21, 2018
More natural gas from the Yamal Peninsula will be pipelined towards European buyers as Gazprom starts the development of Kharasavey, one of the company’s biggest Arctic fields.
July 13, 2018
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