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Statoil teams up with rivals to coordinate Arctic exploration

From Reuters

Norway’s Statoil has teamed up with Eni, Lundin Petroleum, OMV and GDF Suez to coordinate exploration activities in the Norwegian Arctic to reduce costs, it said on Tuesday. 67 more words

Economy

Protesters meet Arctic drill rig in Washington harbor

Image Credit: Keith Thorpe/The Peninsula Daily News via AP

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) – Protesters in kayaks greeted a rig that could be used for oil drilling in the Arctic as it arrived Friday in Washington state following a journey across the Pacific that included being boarded by Greenpeace activists. 224 more words

Environment

I'm Hurrying to Alaska, Here's Why!

My newest resolution is to see Alaska and the remaining glaciers before they melt. I can’t wait another year, it could be too late, and since Exxon was approved last week by our government to mobilize and start drilling this summer, I’ve got to hurry.

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Russia supplies Europe with three million barrels of Arctic oil

From Gazprom

The Kirill Lavrov tanker has delivered a new batch of ARCO arctic oil to Europe in its sixth shipment of oil. More than 2.9 million barrels of oil have been extracted from the Prirazlomnoye oil field since production began… 199 more words

Russia

Another gas discovery in the Aasta Hansteen area

From Statoil

Operator Statoil has together with PL602 partners made a gas discovery in the Roald Rygg prospect in the Norwegian Sea. This is the second Statoil discovery in the Aasta Hansteen area in spring 2015. 144 more words

Economy

Could Seattle activists throw a wrench in Shell's Arctic drilling plans?

As a Shell drilling rig advances ever closer to Seattle, activists from the city and beyond are hell-bent on foiling the oil giant’s plans.

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Climate & Energy

The Arctic Drilling Story

The past week, the U.S. Department of the Interior approved the ‘Lease Sale 193’ that opens the door to drilling in the waters of the Arctic Ocean in the Chuchki Sea. 871 more words

Environment