The visiting intersessional meeting of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues takes place in the capital of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. →
Gazprom Neft completed the first offshore oil shipment from Novoportovskoe deposit on Yamal during the winter period.→
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree, awarding foreign citizens with the Order of Friendship for their great contribution to organization and implementation of drilling works on the Universitetskaya-1 section in the Kara Sea, which resulted in the discovery of the Pobeda deposit.→
The first passenger flight on the route Novy Urengoy - Sabetta - Novy Urengoy, performed by a Boeing 737-400 of Yamal Airlines, carrying 138 employees of Yamal LNG and contractor organizations, landed in Sabetta.→
Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore, a Gazprom Group company, and Yamal Trade (a 100% subsidiary of JSC Yamal LNG) entered into a long-term agreement on purchase and sale of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Yamal LNG project.→
The North Pole-41 and Barneo floating stations will be deployed in the Arctic in March, according to Artur Chilingarov, the special representative of the President of the Russian Federation for international cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic.→
Bloomberg: sanctions don’t bar oil-service giants bidding in Arctic
U.S. and European suppliers to the oil industry are still able to seek work in Russia’s Arctic despite sanctions designed to limit their involvement because the rules don’t apply to foreign subsidiaries, →
Dubai will host International Oil & Gas Summit
April 15-17 Dubai will host International Oil & Gas Summit “Continental and Arctic Shelves”. →
Arctic Shipping Forum starts in February 2015
The 11th Annual Arctic Shipping Forum starts on 24 February 2015 in Helsinki Congress Paasitorni, Finland. →
Artur Chilingarov: All issues in the Arctic can be solved through a constructive dialogue
Russia remains committed to a constructive dialogue with other countries on the development of the Arctic region, according to Artur Chilingarov, the Russian President's special representative for international cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic. →
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Russia is an important partner in the Arctic Council
Tension at the foreign level should not affect the cooperation of Russia in the Arctic Council, Norway's Foreign Affairs Minister Berge Brende thinks. →
While oil prices drop, we should continue geological exploration in the Arctic - Sergei Donskoy
According to the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia Sergei Donskoy, temporary suspension of geological exploration work on the Arctic Shelf due to the decline in oil prices will have a negative impact on the entire industry. →
Putin launched production at the Bovanenkovskoye field
The launch of production at the gas field No. 1 took place at the Bovanenkovskoye oil and gas condensate field in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region. Russian President Vladimir Putin watched the launch via videoconferencing. →
Yamal, Ugra and Tyumen Region can merge only if people support this decision - Putin
Russia's President Vladimir Putin believes that imposing the idea of constituent entities' consolidation against the will of people is counterproductive. →
Scientists assessed environmental impact on health of Yamal’s residents
At the plenary session of the Scientific Council of the Russian Federation on Human Ecology and Environmental Health, scientists of the Arctic Scientific Research Centre presented a report, assessing an impact of harmful factors of the oil and gas complex on the cytogenetic status of Yamal’s indigenous people. →
Japan’s Robear: strength of a robot, face of a bear
Forget the frightening androids of dystopian sci-fi, the future of robots is cute polar bears that can lift elderly people into and out of bed.
Agency eyes Alaska city for deep-water port to serve vessels in Arctic waters
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A historic Alaska gold-mining city could be the first place where the federal government invests in a deep-water port to serve vessels in Arctic waters.
Sanctions don’t bar oil-service giants bidding in Arctic
U.S. and European suppliers to the oil industry are still able to seek work in Russia’s Arctic despite sanctions designed to limit their involvement because the rules don’t apply to foreign subsidiaries.
880-pound Boris the Polar Bear gets three teeth pulled at Washington Zoo
The tooth fairy is going to have to make an extra large delivery tonight. Boris, a 29-year-old polar bear, had surgery to remove three broken or decayed teeth at a Washington state zoo. But the 880-pound bear was too big for the dentist's chair.
A drone boost for a Canadian Arctic icebreaker and cargo ship
The MV Nunavik is the world’s largest icebreaker but still needs help to navigate ice in Canada’s North. That’s where drones come in.