Mining Weekly reported yesterday that Canada's US Oil Sands Inc. (TSXV:USO) is using an environmentally friendly, citrus-based technology to design and build the United States' first commercial oil sands project.
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Mining Weekly reported that Andrew Mackenzie, CEO of BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE:BHP,ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT), believes that although the US shale gas industry is growing quickly, coal will continue to be the most dominant source of fuel worldwide for the coming years.
Bloomberg reported that under a proposed settlement with the US government regarding "toxic discharges from its mines in five states," Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:ANR) has agreed to pay a $27.5-million fine and spend around $200 million on implementing wastewater treatment systems.
Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced that privately owned Blackhawk Mining LLC has purchased its Hazard subsidiary for $26.3 million in cash, "prior to post-closing adjustments."
The Wall Street Journal reported that natural gas futures are ending the week on a high note following forecasts that cold weather will continue in the United States during March.
Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:KOG) provided its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2013 and 2013 as a whole, commenting that during Q4, it oil and gas sales were valued at $266.5 million, a 104-percent increase from the year-ago period.
Scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory believe they have solved key issues associated with silicon anodes, which can be used in lithium-ion batteries.
In the absence of pipelines, US oil producers transport their wares on "virtual pipelines," about 200 train lines that accommodate oil trains of up to 100 tank cars.
How applying new technologies to old oil fields has changed America.
February 12 to April 22 is crude oil's seasonal "sweet spot." Here are two ETFs worth taking a look at the market enters that period.