Saturday, 7 August 2010

Race for Riches: Will the Arctic see battle over oil & gas?

RussiaToday | August 07, 2010

A joint U.S.-Canadian expedition is set to kick off to map the Arctic ocean bed. A Russian exploration ship is already on its way to the polar waters. The three nations are gathering evidence in a bid to claim the immense energy resources of the region. The Arctic is believed to hold much of the world's untapped oil and gas reserves. RT talks to Edward Struzik, a Canadian researcher, to discuss the future of the region.