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Trump eyes expanded U.S. offshore oil drilling with new executive order

U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Friday that seeks to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to areas currently off limits, which could lead to a reversal of bans on drilling across swathes of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans.

Barents oil production 'more troublesome than expected'

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority gives yet another safety rebuke to ENI Norge after an audit revealed that status of some security systems was not fully known to relevant personnel on board the platform.

Norway doubles Barents Sea oil and gas estimate, alarms green lobby

Norway's portion of the Barents Sea could contain twice as much undiscovered oil and gas as previously thought when a newly mapped area bordering Russia is included, raising the prospect of drilling in environmentally sensitive ice-covered waters.

Gazprom CEO sees share of EU gas market rising despite LNG rivals

A new pipeline from Russia's Arctic fields to Germany will boost Moscow's share of the European gas market despite competition from Qatar and the United States, and will also mean much less fuel goes via Ukraine, Russian gas monopoly Gazprom said.

Tourism outdoes coal in Svalbard settlement

The proud mining history of Barentsburg comes closer to an end as industrial sites and facilities are taken over by quickly expanding tourism.

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