On 28 September, Total told New Europe that the French energy group gives priority to gas when it comes to exploration and production in the Arctic.

On 26 September, in a statement that was music to the ears of environmentalists, Total Chief Executive Christophe de Margerie warned against drilling in the Arctic, saying in an interview to the Financial Times that it may be too risky to the environment. “Oil on Greenland would be a disaster,” de Margerie said. &ld...

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