Events Blog

 

The Arctic Technology Conference (ATC) awarded its 2015 Spotlight on Arctic Technology Awards at the Comwell Convention Center (Bella Center) in Copenhagen, Denmark to two companies that have made innovative contributions to Arctic exploration and production.

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The Arctic Technology Conference (ATC) has announced the two companies that will receive the 2015 Spotlight on Arctic Technology Award, recognizing innovative new products that provide significant impact for Arctic exploration and production.
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Explorer Article

 

The winners of the 2015 Arctic Technology Conference’s inaugural Distinguished Achievement Awards have been named for the Individual and the Company/Organization/Institution categories.

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New technology, new science, new possibilities – all in a new location. There’s a lot that’s new waiting to be introduced at this year’s Arctic Technology Conference (ATC), a multidisciplinary meeting that offers the latest in Arctic exploration, development and production.

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Explorer Emphasis

 
Oil spills get a lot of media attention, but the best stories are about the disasters that didn’t happen.
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There are more than just technical challenges facing those who would explore the Arctic for oil and gas. Navigating the governance structure and deep cultural systems of Canada’s aboriginal communities can be a complex and confusing task, too, especially for oil companies looking to do business in the country.

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In a paper to be presented at the upcoming Arctic Technology Conference, Fugro remote sensing manager Todd Mitchell discusses ways to better characterize the sensitive areas of the remote Arctic to help prepare for better disaster responses.

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Newfoundland-based GRI Simulations has logged innumerable hours working on its Virtual Arctic Simulation Environment to enable scientists to evaluate the perilous area from the comfort of their offices.

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Arctic exploration and production is not for the timid. Nor for those without deep pockets.

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Explorer Policy Watch

 

Commercial interest in the Arctic has grown with declines in summer sea ice cover – since 2007 the extent of Arctic sea ice has been significantly less than it was in the decade after satellite measurements started in 1978.

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