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06.05.2013 Gazprom Given Green Light for Arctic Work

Russian energy company Gazprom has the right to try to access the estimated 63.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the arctic, the prime minister said, according to UPI.

30.04.2013 Gazprom Sets Sights on Arctic Reserves

Nearly two dozen applications have been sent to Russian regulators to explore for reserves in the arctic, energy company Gazprom said, UPI reports.

23.04.2013 Norway Opens Up Arctic Waters to Oil Exploration

Norway has taken a major step towards opening up an environmentally sensitive Arctic area to oil and gas exploration, E&T reports.

19.04.2013 EU Reviews Its Strategy in the Arctic

The European Union wants to take advantage of energy and shipping opportunities in the arctic but in a way that is environmentally sound, a commissioner said, according to UPI.

17.04.2013 Italians Ready to Map Russian-Norwegian Waters

Seismic mapping of the Barents Sea will start in summer of 2013, Eni Deputy President Guiseppe Valenti confirmed at a recent oil and gas conference in Moscow, Oilru.com reports.

10.04.2013 Gazprom and Shell Agree to Jointly Develop Arctic Shelf and Produce Shale Oil in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Area

On April 8 in Amsterdam Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Jorma Ollila, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Royal Dutch Shell signed in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte a Memorandum outli

10.04.2013 Shell Signals Intent for Russian Arctic

UPI reports that Dutch supermajor Royal Dutch Shell may explore hydrocarbons in the Russian arctic alongside gas company Gazprom, the Russian company said.

09.04.2013 Gazprom, Shell May Explore Chukchi, Pechora Seas-Report

Dow Jones reports that Russian energy giant OAO Gazprom's (>> Gazprom OAO) oil arm and Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) may jointly develop two sections of Russia's Arctic shelf in the Chukchi and Pechora Seas, Russian Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoi was quot

08.04.2013 Shell, Gazprom Neft to Sign Arctic Cooperation Deal - Source

Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) will sign a framework agreement Monday to partner Russia's OAO Gazprom Neft (>> JSC Gazprom Neft) on projects on Russia's Arctic shelf, a person familiar with the matter said Friday, becoming the latest international major to seek acces

08.04.2013 U.S. Reviews Arctic Resource Management

A U.S. federal report calls for an integrated approach to the way in which policymakers address changes to arctic regions, including increased energy interest, UPI reports.