Following record droughts across the United States the benefits of the ethanol subsidy were once again hotly debated. In this interview the editor and publisher of Biofuels Digest helps put the record straight on whether biofuels offer an affordable source of liquid fuel.
Even the HREE producers coming on stream in the next two years will have little choice but to sell their products to Chinese or Japanese rare-earth metal and alloy producers. There is no other location for them to go.
The cheapest and most profitable oil North America has ever seen is now “flooding” into the market. Producers are using “waterfloods”pushing water into underground formations to flush a large amount of oil out to nearby producing wells.
This time, yes really, government billions poured into East London will leave a rich legacy. Never mind that Canary Wharf, annex to London's financial district, sits in pretty much the same spot. As does the Millennium Dome.
It's a complicated business, but the geologist has a simple recipe for successful rare earth mining discusses some exciting projects with all the right ingredients and a technique that makes processing both profitable and environmentally friendly.
It's easy to see how pipeline companies can profit from this situation – and several are already making their moves. Recognizing the dire need for their services, pipeline companies are stepping up and increasing capacity as quickly as possible.
Consumer demand for iPads and smart phones is on the rise, and electric vehicle sales could jumpstart in the near future. Pinpointing production spikes is no simple task, but the economist for signumBox has plotted some important points in lithium's demand timeline.
Today, we're accustomed to thinking of small greenish paper rectangles as the definition of money, and we think of the US government as the only source of money. To honestly discuss sound money, we need to realize where our current money customs came from.
The real question now is one of value. Are there opportunities in the resources space in the aftermath of this correction? Assuming we don’t experience a global-demand-destroying event, we’re looking at favorable entry point.