Arctic Operations

Aker Solutions Bags BP's Norwegian Contract

  Aker Solutions won a framework agreement to provide maintenance and modifications services at BP-operated oil and gas fields offshore Norway. The contract

Need to Cut Cost for Barent Sea Development - DNV GL Study

  OG21 today received the DNV GL study of technologies that should be developed for year-round oil and gas production at 74 degrees North in the Norwegian Barents Sea.

Exhibition on Polar Expedition of Heroes in Murmansk

The exhibition "The attraction of the North" opens in Murmansk, in the framework of the presentation of the VIII International festival of documentary films and

Cammell Laird Seals the Deal for UK Polar Ship

The deal has been finalized for marine and engineering services company Cammell Laird to begin work on the U.K.’s new £200 million polar research ship.   The

Wärtsilä Propulsion for Antarctic Icebreaker

A new Polar Logistics Vessel being built for Terre Australes et Antarctiques Françaises (TAAF) and the French Polar Institute (IPEV), and which will be operated by the French Navy,

Gazprom Takes Part in APEC CEO Summit

  The Gazprom delegation led by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company's Management Committee, participates in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in Manila (Philippines).

Warm Water Mixing up Life in Arctic

  AWI researchers’ unique 15-year observation series reveals how sensitive marine ecosystems in polar regions are to change The warming of arctic waters in

Statoil Mulls Snorre 2040 Upgrades in 2016

Norway's Statoil will decide next autumn on how to upgrade the Snorre oil and gas field in the North Sea, a company executive said on Wednesday. The Snorre 2040 extension project,

Total to Spend Less in Norway in 2016

French oil firm Total will spend slightly less next year on the Norwegian continental shelf than it did this year, a senior company official told Reuters on Wednesday.

Update: Statoil Follows Shell out of Alaska

Norwegian oil major Statoil said on Tuesday it will pull out of Alaska's Chukchi Sea, just weeks after Royal Dutch Shell abandoned the treacherous waters there

Statoil’s Exit from Alaska ‘Disappointing’ -NOIA

NOIA President Randall Luthi, issued a statement on Statoil’s decision to exit the Alaskan Arctic, calling the departure “disappointing” yet “understandable” due

Norway's Statoil to Exit Alaska

Norwegian oil major Statoil said on Tuesday it will pull out of Alaska as its exploration leases in the Chukchi Sea no longer looked competitive.   "Since 2008

Draft Law on Arctic Development

  The draft law on the development of the Arctic region will be discussed at a joint meeting of the Presidium of the Advisory Council on the Arctic and Antarctic

Concept of Container for North Sea Route

  At a meeting of the scientific and technical council of the Central Research Institute of the Navy in St. Petersburg presented the concept of the Arctic Arc container class 7.

Russia: Rosneft, Exxon Have Long-Term Pact

Russian First Deputy Natural Resources Minister Denis Khramov said on Monday that partnership between Russia's Rosneft and U.S. firm ExxonMobil was "long-term".

Det norske buys Premier Oil's Norway Stake

Norway's Det norske oljeselskap has agreed to buy Premier Oil's Norwegian business in a $120 million cash deal that prompted gains in both companies' shares. The

Two Product Tankers Collide in the Arctic

Two Product tankers, Svyatoy Petr and Svyatoy Pavel collided during a passage of Northern Sea Route in convoy with nuclear icebreaker Vaygach.    The collision

Statoil Wins licence Bids in Offshore Canada

  Statoil and its partners were the successful bidders for six exploration licences in the Flemish Pass Basin, offshore Newfoundland, and two licences offshore Nova Scotia.

Crowley Appoints Tornga as VP - Stakeholder Relations

  Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that company veteran Craig Tornga has assumed the role of vice president of stakeholder relations for Alaska, and

Sea Ice Plays Pivotal Role in Arctic Methane Cycle

  The ice-covered Arctic Ocean is a more important factor concerning the concentration of the greenhouse gas methane in the atmosphere than previously assumed.

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