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Finland Trip Report: Harnessing Offshore Opportunities in the Arctic
July 26, 2013,
Charles Ebinger outlines a recent trip to Helsinki and Lapland to explore evolving oil and gas Arctic drilling infrastructures in the wake of melting ice in the High North. Following a series of bilateral meetings with Finnish industry experts, Ebinger reflects on the need for increasingly fortified coordination between public and private Arctic states, as well as greater consensus regarding the future role of the Arctic Council and the legal potency of the regulations it is putting in place.