Arctic Operations

Too Eager to Drill for Arctic Oil - Greenpeace

  Greenpeace's ship, the Esperanza, is still on station in the Arctic to expose renewed Norwegian efforts to drill for oil in this pristine environment. Last

Rosneft Restores Meteorological Observations System in Kara Sea

As part of a large-scale summer Arctic research expedition "Kara-Summer - 2014" a meteorological station was installed that meets the latest modern requirements for such equipment,

Science and Surveillance Blend for Polar Exploration

Surveillance and science aren’t a typical combination but for British Antarctic Survey, it’s a perfect pairing for polar exploration. British Antarctic Survey

Warming Aids Arctic Economies, but Short of 'Cold Rush'

Climate change is aiding shipping, fisheries and tourism in the Arctic but the economic gains fall short of a "cold rush" for an icy region where temperatures are

Unmanned Aircraft Makes USCG Icebreaker Landing

Coast Guard and National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration researchers report the successful landing of an unmanned aircraft system on the flight deck of Coast Guard Cutter 'Healy',

Northern Sea Route Opens Earlier than Last Year

Northern Sea Route (NSR) eastern passage opens two weeks earlier than last year; Global Ice Center predicts NSR to remain open for six weeks The Global Ice Center at Weathernews Inc.

Collaboration Tackles Sea Spray Icing Challenges

Sea spray icing is one of the major challenges when operating in Arctic conditions. DNV GL is now launching an industry collaboration which will develop a simulation

DNV GL’s Arctic Map Shows Complex Risk Picture

The world’s need for energy is driving interest in further industrial activity in the Arctic, yet the region’s conditions are highly variable depending on the type of activity,

Statoil: Aasta Hansteen Moving Boundaries

Aasta Hansteen and Polarled are moving the boundaries for technology, deep waters and ripple effects on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). "Aasta Hansteen

First Shipment of Russian Novy Port Oil

Gazprom Neft provided a summer shipment of oil from Novoportovskoe deposit – for the first time, the raw material was taken by sea and sent to European consumers,

Schlumberger Launches First Photorealistic Reservoir Geology Service

  Schlumberger today launched the Quanta Geo* photorealistic reservoir geology service at the Offshore Northern Seas Annual Conference and Exhibition. The new

Lundin Petroleum: Edvard Grieg Field Up in Oct 2015

The Edvard Grieg oil field off Norway is expected on stream in October next year, its operator Lundin Petroleum said on Monday. "We should be on production in October next year,

LR Focus on 5 Issues Worrying Oil Executives in North Sea

  On the 50th anniversary of the issuing of the first licenses for the extraction of oil and gas from the UK continental shelf (UKCS), Lloyd’s Register asked oil

First Oil Shipment from Novoportovskoye Oil Field

  In August 2014 the oil product tankers SCF Yenisei and SCF Pechora, operated by OAO Sovcomflot, have begun transporting the first oil from the Novoportovskoye Oilfield,

EMGS Reports 2Q and 1H 2014 Results

  Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA's (EMGS) reported revenues of USD 42.5 million in the second quarter 2014, down from USD 61.3 million in the first quarter this year and from USD 44.

Injured Crewman Medevaced from S.Korean Icebreaker

A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter medevaced a crewmember suffering from a head injury from the South Korean research icebreaker Araon 250 miles north of Barrow, Wednesday.

Record Decline of Greenland & Antarctic Ice Sheets

Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), have for the first time extensively mapped Greenland’s and

Russia Sanctions Could Slow Norwegian Arctic Exploration

Western sanctions against Russia may slow down exploration for oil and gas on both the Norwegian and Russian side of the Arctic Barents Sea, lobby group Norwegian Oil & Gas told Reuters on Wednesday.

Alaska oil tax supporters fending off repeal efforts

Alaska voters looked on track to narrowly uphold a new law that cuts taxes on oil production and is worth up to $1 billion a year to companies such as ConocoPhillips, BP Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp.

Russia Conducts High North Geophysical Surveys

For the first time, as part of the Arctic-2014 high-latitude expedition, nuclear icebreakers 'Akademik Fedorov' and 'Yamal' have conducted an entire complex of geophysical research at the North Pole,

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