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Norway's Oil Fund Heads For $1 Trillion; So Where Is Alberta's Pot ... - Huffington Post Canada

Norway's Oil Fund Heads For $1 Trillion; So Where Is Alberta's Pot ... - Huffington Post Canada | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
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Une route reliera l'océan Arctique au Canada | National

Une route reliera l'océan Arctique au Canada | National | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Le premier ministre Stephen Harper s'est rendu mercredi à Inuvik, dans les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, afin de promouvoir la construction d'un lien routier devant...
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Statoil finds more oil in Barents Sea

Statoil finds more oil in Barents Sea | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
The hydrocarbon discovery at the Skavl prospect could increase the chances for a new field center development in the Arctic.
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Fifty percent increase on Northern Sea Route

Fifty percent increase on Northern Sea Route | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
The 2013 navigation season on the Northern Sea Route (NSR) has come to an end. Although the number of vessels taking the Arctic shortcut between Europe and Asia has soared, cargo amounts remain nearly on last year’s level.
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New icebreakers could be built abroad

New icebreakers could be built abroad | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Rosatom and the United Shipbuilding Coorperation are not able to agree on the price of the contract to build two new nuclear-powered icebreakers.
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Norway seafood exports surpass record

Norway seafood exports surpass record | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Norwegian export of seafood in 2013 beat all previous records. The value of the exports amounted to 61 billion NOK (€7.3 billion), 13 percent more than the previous record from 2010.
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Finland orders specially designed extreme-cold locomotives

Finland orders specially designed extreme-cold locomotives | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Railway operator’s purchase based on current needs, but they would be “suitable” for Arctic rail traffic
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Alaska group preparing for third ‘ambitious’ business conference

Alaska group preparing for third ‘ambitious’ business conference | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
The Arctic Ambitions event says it hopes to provide buisnesses with a forum that looks solely at commerical issues
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Norway to explore future of new intercity line - Global Rail News

Norway to explore future of new intercity line - Global Rail News | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Norway to explore future of new intercity line Global Rail News Announcing the planned investment, Norway's Ministry of Transport said the Ringerike Line would become one of four new planned intercity routes, alongside lines connecting Oslo with...
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Proposed Alaska mine might boost 1 vital export but hurt another ...

Proposed Alaska mine might boost 1 vital export but hurt another ... | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Mia Costello, a Republican from Anchorage, thinks the Pebble Mine could be a way for Alaska to diversify its economy. “Pebble is like a second Prudhoe Bay,” she said. Sitting in the living room of her Anchorage home, ...
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La Russie installe des éoliennes au bord de l’Arctique

La Russie installe des éoliennes au bord de l’Arctique | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Des éoliennes vont border la mer Blanche, au nord-est de la Russie. L'éolien est une opportunité pour alimenter les zones enclavées et difficiles d'approvisionnement, espère le gouvernement russe.
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Arctic Energy Security: A Tepid Frontier? - The Corner Economic

Arctic Energy Security: A Tepid Frontier? - The Corner Economic | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Arctic Energy Security: A Tepid Frontier?
The Corner Economic
Coupled with technological advances, warming trends will temper extreme weather conditions and will ensure the commercial viability of economic interests in the Arctic for years to come.
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Statoil Becomes Operator of Block 6 Offshore Greenland| Offshore ...

Statoil Becomes Operator of Block 6 Offshore Greenland| Offshore ... | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Statoil, along with partners ConocoPhillips and Nunaoil, has been awarded block 6 in the East Greenland licence round. Statoil will be operator of the block. Statoil Becomes Operator of Block 6 Offshore Greenland.
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GUEST COMMENTARY: Alaska added jobs in 2013, growth will continue in 2014 - Alaskajournal.com

GUEST COMMENTARY: Alaska added jobs in 2013, growth will continue in 2014 - Alaskajournal.com | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Alaskajournal.com GUEST COMMENTARY: Alaska added jobs in 2013, growth will continue in 2014 Alaskajournal.com The critical take-away on this reclassification is that it was based on the fact that Alaska has a healthy economy, and the Parnell...
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Islande: excédent commercial en 2013 au plus bas depuis cinq ans

Islande: excédent commercial en 2013 au plus bas depuis cinq ans | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
L'excédent commercial de l'Islande est tombé en 2013 à son plus bas niveau depuis 2008, selon les premières estimations publiées mercredi par...
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Snøhvit stop after gas leak

Snøhvit stop after gas leak | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Statoil has been forced to shut down production from its Melkøya LNG plant in northern Norway after a gas leak.
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China–Nordic Arctic Research Center opens in Shanghai

China–Nordic Arctic Research Center opens in Shanghai | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Major Nordic research institutions team up with Polar Research Institute of China to promote sustainable development of the Arctic.
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To Russia with smolt

To Russia with smolt | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
The Norwegian fish farming company Kirkenes Charr has been given licence for salmon smolt production and aims at a close cooperation with Russian fish farming companies for their product.
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Oil execs pack for Greenland as drilling moratorium cancelled ...

Oil execs pack for Greenland as drilling moratorium cancelled ... | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Greenland has given a green light to oil exploration in the north east of the country – an area previously untouched by industry. The move comes as the cash-strapped country searches for a way to fix it's economy and give it ...
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In times of recession, there’s no place like Norway

In times of recession, there’s no place like Norway | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Norway may still be in an envious economic situation, but its problems are mounting up
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▶ Oil execs pack for Greenland as drilling moratorium cancelled - YouTube

Greenland has given a green light to oil exploration in the north east of the country - an area previously untouched by industry. The move comes as the cash-...

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Modest employment growth predicted in Alaska - Anchorage Daily News

Modest employment growth predicted in Alaska - Anchorage Daily News | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Modest employment growth predicted in Alaska
Anchorage Daily News
JUNEAU, Alaska — The state of Alaska should have modest employment growth over the next 12 months, according to state labor officials.
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Exxon Russia Ambitions Show Oil Trumps Obama-Putin Spats - Bloomberg

Exxon Russia Ambitions Show Oil Trumps Obama-Putin Spats - Bloomberg | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
Exxon Russia Ambitions Show Oil Trumps Obama-Putin Spats
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As Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin argue over human rights in Russia and the fate of fugitive U.S.
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Startup Canada | Entrepreneurship Empowers Everyone

Startup Canada | Entrepreneurship Empowers Everyone | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
| Entrepreneurship Empowers Everyone (RT @WorkBC: Are you an entrepreneur? Keep an eye out for the weekly #startupchats for great info.

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Greenland Ice Sheet Hiding Billions of Gallons of Fresh Water ...

Greenland Ice Sheet Hiding Billions of Gallons of Fresh Water ... | Arctic & Nordic : Business Potential                              in Arctic and Northern Europe | Scoop.it
The Greenland ice sheet, a vast body of ice covering approximately 80 percent of the country, was discovered recently by scientists as hiding beneath its icy surface billions of gallons of fresh water.
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