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Vol. 14, No. 32 Week of August 09, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Our Arctic Neighbors: Scientists reveal secrets of Novaya Zemlya

Russian Arctic archipelago is closed to the outside world but an expedition in 1921 brought back samples that hint at hydrocarbons

Sarah Hurst

For Petroleum News

Oil companies may now study geological material from the Russian Arctic archipelago Novaya Zemlya, which is inaccessible because of nuclear pollution and military security. The material was collected by a group of scientists led by Professor Olaf Holtedahl during an eight-week expedition in 1921. H....


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