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Sveriges medlemskap i Arktiska rådet kan ge mer / Sweden’s membership of the Arctic Council can give more

May 28, 2013


(English below) Vid några tillfällen har jag berört Arktiska rådet och läste därför med stort intresse vad Riksrevisionen säger i sin granskning av Sveriges arbete i Arktiska rådet. Rapporten har rubriken ”Sveriges medlemskap i Arktiska rådet kan ge mer” och menar att Sveriges medlemskap i Arktiska rådet skulle kunna ge ett mer effektivt utbyte. Man […]

Oil Production in the Polar Regions

May 15, 2013


Today, the Arctic Council’s eight foreign ministers from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Russia, Canada and the USA meet in Sweden to discuss, among other things, oil production in the Arctic. They will attempt to agree on a binding joint treaty regarding what preparations will exist in case of an oil spill/accident. The amount of […]

Did the Russian jets practice defense of the oil export route in the Baltic Sea?

May 13, 2013


I thought I had found a good explanation for the Russian airforce exercises on Good Friday but the newspaper columns, DN’s “Debatt”, SvD’s “Brännpunkt” and Sydsvenska Dagbladet’s “Aktuella frågor” thought otherwise. This shows how important it is to have a blog where one can still pubicise ones opinions. Below is the text that these newspapers […]

Tests imply Lundin’s Luno II discovery likely commercial

May 7, 2013


(From Oil&Gas Journal) HOUSTON, May 6, 05/06/2013, By OGJ editors A group led by Lundin Petroleum AB’s Norway subsidiary has finished tests at the previously announced Luno II discovery on the southwestern flank of the Utsira high in the North Sea 15 km south of Lundin-operated Edvard Grieg field. The 16/4-6S exploratory well in 101 […]