8 days ago
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, sporting a blue suit coat amid the ski sweaters and tribal costumes at the meeting, said the world must crack down on polluting emissions that endanger the Arctic.
13 days ago
Diplomats from eight Arctic nations will meet next week over how to protect the thawing region as its seas open to commercial shipping traffic.
16 days ago
Both are pushing to gain a foothold in the Arctic, where melting ice is opening passages for shipping and could create a boom in the extraction of fossil fuels and minerals.
70 days ago
It's owned and operated by Shell contractor Noble Corp.The Coast Guard also is investigating the circumstances of the Dec. 31 grounding of Shell's other Arctic drilling rig, the Kulluk.
74 days ago
Outsiders, including the European Union, are concerned that China is eyeing investments in Greenland as a way to gain a toehold in the resource-rich Arctic region.
78 days ago
Russia's second-largest oil company will push for legislation to allow independent producers to compete for the right to tap the rich energy reserves of the Arctic.
99 days ago
Exxon Mobil Corp. says it has signed an agreement with Russian partner Rosneft that will give the U.S. company exploration access to 150 million more acres in the Russian Arctic.
101 days ago
Norwegian energy company Statoil ASA says it plans to build a new oil terminal on the country's Arctic coast to process oil from a recent discovery in the Barents Sea.
130 days ago
The Foreign Office added in a statement that it "very much appreciates" the Russian government's desire to recognize the "brave and valuable" service provided by the Arctic convoy veterans.
135 days ago
Environmentalists welcomed the broad review by the Obama administration, which has been pushing Arctic oil exploration as a way to reduce dependence on foreign oil.
141 days ago
Two national environmental groups are calling for a halt to federal permits for Arctic offshore petroleum drilling after the grounding of a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill ship off Alaska's coast.
141 days ago
Shell Alaska spokesman Curtis Smith said the company has a successful history of working offshore in Alaska and is confident that it can build a multidecade business in the Arctic.
148 days ago
Alaska, like Europe, has hopes for economic benefits from the melting ice, including easier access for Arctic oil and tourism, as well as the potential for expanded fisheries.
156 days ago
Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday that the Arctic Convoy Star would give veterans "the recognition they so richly deserve for the very dangerous work they did.
178 days ago
After 13 days of searching by air and on the ground, Alaska State Troopers have suspended their search for a Wisconsin survival instructor missing in a remote area of the Northwest Arctic.