Offshore Technology | Oil and Gas News and Market Analysis is using cookies

We use them to give you the best experience. If you continue using our website, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.

ContinueLearn More X

Race to the Arctic

In August 2007, two mini-subs Mir-1 and Mir-2, planted a Russian flag on the Lomonosov Ridge, beneath the Arctic Ocean. This symbolic gesture was the latest development in a five-way tussle to assert territorial rights in the Arctic region. Yet, as Russia and other countries that possess and lay claim to territory in the Arctic know, tapping into energy resources is likely to prove a significant challenge. Steve Coomber investigates.

Download our 2019 Technology, Media & Telecoms Predictions worth over $5,000 for free


Go Top