- Russian oil and gas industry
- The regional dimension in the Russian petroleum sector
- Offshore activities in the Barents Sea
- Russian climate politics
- Arctic politics
- Arctic policies of Asian countries
- Norwegian policy in the High North
- Svalbard (Spitsbergen)
- Arctic shipping
Cand. polit., University of Oslo, 1983 (political science, Russian, public law)
PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS
Eurasian Geography and Economics, Vol 58, No 4, 2017, pp. 442-468
Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy, Vol 6, No 2, 2017, pp. 111-134.
In K. Keil and S. Knecht (eds), Governing Arctic Change. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, pp. 257-278.
In Fredrick Backman et. al (eds), Encyclopedia of the Barents Region (Volume II). Oslo, Pax, 2016, pp. 115-121
In Vijay Sakhuja and Kapil Narula (eds), Asia in the Arctic. Singapore, Springer, 2016, pp. 3-13.
In Jonathan E. Hillman (ed), Reconnecting Asia -Essays on Asia's Infrastructure Contest.Lanham (USA), Rowman & Littlefield, 2017, pp. 35-37
Port Technology, Edition 74, 2017, pp. 30-32.
CSIS - Reconnecting Asia. 18.4.2017.
Climate Policy Outlook 2017, CICEP, 2017.
Aftenposten, 20.10.2016. In Norwegian.
These are China's top 10 keywords for the Arctic
Barents Observer. 30.1.18.
Russland refser Norge - igjen ('Russia reprimands Norway - again')
NRK. 25.11.2017. In Norwegian.
Russia appears close to finalizing a reorganization of the Northern Sea Route under Rosatom
Arctic now. 13.11.2017.
Russia to reorganize northern sea route competencies
High North News. 10.11.2017.
Rettsak i Høyesterett om snøkrabbefiske i Smutthullet ('Supreme court suit concerning snowcrab fisheries in the "Loophole"')
NRK Finnmark - Nordnytt. 8.11.2017. In Norwegian.