- 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
The Polar Journal, published online 19.08.2020, 19 p. DOI: 10.1080/2154896X.2020.1799611
Osteuropa, No 5, 2020, pp. 61-79. In German.
Arctic Review on Law and Politics, Vol 10, 2019, pp. 24-52.
Energy Policy, Vol 119, 2018, pp. 41-50.
In Svein Vigeland Rottem and Ida Folkestad Soltvedt (eds), Arctic Governance: Energy, Living Marine Resources and Shipping. Volume 2. London, I.B. Tauris, 2018, pp. 26-50.
China in World and Regional Politics, Vol 24, 2019, pp. 257-278.
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.
Konflikt und Kooperation in der Arktis ('Conflict and cooperation in the Arctic')
Ostexperte.de, 22 August 2020. In German.
Med denne massive doningen vil russerne knuse is og vinne handelskampen i Asia ('With this massive construction, the Russians will crush ice and win the trade battle in Asia')
Aftenposten, 13 July 2020. In Norwegian.
New Barents Sea port and 500 km railway link will connect Asia with the Arctic
The Barents Observer, 27 May 2020.
The Globalization Of Russian Gas: Political And Commercial Catalysts
Readara.com, 14 May 2020.
Kan styre i 16 år til ('Could rule for another 16 years')
Klar tale, 22 April 2020. In Norwegian.