Two more Russian rigs deployed for Arctic gas drilling

Jackup rig “Arcticheskaya” has arrived in Murmansk (Northwestern Russia) after 5 months of repair in Singapore, and sister rig “Amazon”

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Norway expands Arctic drilling, environmentalists worried

Strongly criticized by environmental groups, Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announces 56 new blocks in the Barents Sea. “Awarding

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Washington urged to cancel offshore plans in Arctic

Democrats in Congress are sounding the alarm about the Interior Department’s efforts to hold an offshore oil lease sale in

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“Northerners’ dreams are dying,” says premier of Canada’s Northwest Territories as he issues “red alert”

Canada’s decision to halt offshore oil and gas exploration in the Arctic is akin to the re-emergence of colonialism, says

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