3D Seismic, a Safer Way to Bet on Oil?

With oil prices off 50% or so from the $80 to $100 per barrel range, investors are hunting for bargains across the energy sector. Production, pipeline, and service related stocks are obvious choices,...

Supercapacitors To Replace Batteries?

Lomiko Metals Launches New Graphene Supercapacitor Venture –  Reliable energy storage is one of the biggest obstacles for Electric Vehicles and Smart Phones.  With 1 billion mobile phones...

What’s Causing the Oil Price Collapse?

The headline figure is a significant one; oil has plunged in price by almost a third over the past few months, sparking widespread concern that something needs to be done in order to prop up the...

Frac-Sand Demand to Increase 300% by 2016

Declan Resources Partners With Opal Energy in Firebag River Property- By Financial Press According to energy analyst Sonny Randhawa, frac sand demand will increase from 28 million tons to 84 million...

U.S. oilsands open for business

The art of extracting bitumen from sand is a tricky business that even some of the world’s largest oil companies have difficulty handling. Keep your operations in check and producing, and the...

Pacific Potash Ready To Feed Brazil

Owning a potash mine in Brazil is like controlling a water-well in the middle of the Sahara Desert. Brazil is the world’s third-largest consumer of potash. In 2012 it imported 7.5 million tonnes of...