Will the Melting Arctic Really Open the Region to an Oil Bonanza?


(New York Times)There’s a debate brewing about whether the warming Arctic will really spur an oil bonanza at the top of the world. “From an economic point of view, I’m not sure going offshore Arctic is very rational,” said Patrick Pouyanné, chief executive and president of Total, the French oil company, which once had planned to drill off the Alaskan coast. Read original story


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