The series examines how Arctic Ocean coastal states' regulations reflect guidelines produced by the Arctic Council/PAME for offshore oil and gas activity. The IEE prepared papers on Canada and the United States in Fall 2010. In February 2011, the IEE presented the Greenland and Russian Federation White Paper to the Inuit Circumpolar Council, which commissioned the study.
United States and CanadaIntroduction Letter and Permitting Overview for the United States and CanadaWhite Paper No. 1: Operating Practices in the United States and CanadaWhite Paper No. 2: Environmental Monitoring in the United States and CanadaWhite Paper No.3: Northern Communities—Participation in Decision Making in the United States and CanadaWhite Paper No. 4: Decommissioning and Site Clearance in the United States and Canada
Greenland and RussiaWhite Paper No. 5: Implementing the Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas Guidelines in Greenland and the Russian Federation