Bakken oil strike

Bakken oil strike

Frank Manheim believes that understanding the origin of conflict between environmentalists and the oil and gas industry could help break the political stalemate over offshore drilling.
Manheim, a retired geochemist and part-time instructor at George Mason University, says that Virginia, because of the General Assembly’s support for offshore drilling, could be the wedge to help break […]

September 27th, 2006 – Posted in General

North American Palladium Ltd. is pleased to announce drill results from a twenty-one hole drill campaign totaling 4,010 metres at the Shebandowan Nickel/Copper Project located approximately 100 km southwest of its 100% owned Lac des Iles Mine, Ontario. The Option Joint Venture with Inco Limited (”Inco”) entitles NAP to earn a 50% interest in the […]

September 13th, 2006 – Posted in General, Nickel, Press Release

Paul Rolke, a 300-pound Robertson County man, was so outraged by plans to build a pulverized coal power plant within sight of his ranch that he went on a hunger strike last year, drinking little more than water for more than a week.
“This technology isn’t so last century,” said Rolke, who worries about pollution from […]

January 7th, 2007 – Posted in Coal, General

Exeter Resource Corporation (TSX-V: XRC, Frankfurt: EXB) reports that ongoing resource expansion drilling at its La Cabeza gold project in Argentina has discovered a hidden high-grade vein within the Central Vein Zone. Reverse circulation drill hole LCP-213 intersected 3 metres at a grade of 24.0 grams per tonne (“g/tâ€) gold from a vein interpreted to […]

July 14th, 2006 – Posted in General, Precious metal

A compromise by Florida that led to the opening of a large chunk of the Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas drilling draws keen interest from Big Oil, but criticism from other sectors.
Under a new law that opens 8.3 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico to offshore drilling, four coastal states — Louisiana, […]

January 15th, 2007 – Posted in General

Arian Silver Corporation announces that it has completed the initial phase of underground sampling, surveying and geological mapping at its San Celso mine workings located in Zacatecas State, Central Mexico.
The San Celso project area covers a number of colonial-era silver mines and prospects, including the San Celso and Las Cristinitas mines. Past production focused on […]

September 18th, 2006 – Posted in General

Vista Gold Corp. (Nachrichten) Toronto is pleased to announce that a mineral resource analysis for the Batman deposit at the Mt. Todd gold mine was completed on June 26, 2006, by Gustavson Associates of Boulder, Colorado, in accordance with Canadian National Instrument 43-101 standards under the direction of Mr. John Rozelle, an independent Qualified Person, […]

June 27th, 2006 – Posted in General, Precious metal

Bonaventure Enterprises Inc. is pleased to announce that drilling will begin at the Squaw Creek Property and at the New Pass Property within the next two weeks Due to the increased demands on the drilling industry in Nevada, drill rig availability has caused our drilling program to be slightly behind schedule.
– Squaw Creek Property – […]

September 28th, 2006 – Posted in General, Mining Stocks, Oil and Gas, Press Release

Vane Minerals was in the blue Monday after saying its uranium subsidiary started drilling at the North Wash project in Utah on 7 January to reassess the vanadium grade of the deposit.
UraMin is pleased to announce initial drilling results from the Patricia deposit, the largest of the 10 uranium deposits making up the […]

January 15th, 2007 – Posted in General, Press Release

The letters — one in English, the other in Spanish — arrived in the same envelope. The English version offered to lease mineral rights from homeowners in the Rolling Hills neighborhood for 22.5 percent royalties and a $300 signing bonus. The Spanish version offered the same bonus, but only 20 percent in royalties.

“I was appalled,” said homeowner […]

January 22nd, 2007 – Posted in General

Coal-burning power plants, smog and toxic pollution are pushing the environment high on the Legislature’s agenda in 2007. Environmental lobbyists say a combination of electric companies’ massive building plans and public health worries could bring changes in how Texas deals with energy and air quality.
“I think we have great prospects,” said Luke Metzger, legislative director […]

January 16th, 2007 – Posted in Coal, General

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