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Investments / Real Estate

TerraVolta Announces Investment, Lithium Well in Smackover Formation

The Houston-based company is backed by the private Energy &  Minerals Group, a major global investor in natural resources. read more >
Robert Mintak, CEO of Standard Lithium Ltd.
Construction / Energy / Industry / Public Companies

Standard Lithium Announces Partnership to Accelerate Arkansas Plant Development

The deal with the Equinox, of Stavanger, Norway, is worth up to $160 million. read more >
Energy / Manufacturing / Public Companies

Standard Lithium Boasts Test Plant Results Near El Dorado

The publicly traded Canadian company said two tests show that its lithium extraction process is "ready to scale." read more >
Energy / Government & Politics / Manufacturing

Exxon Mobil Dives Into South Arkansas

Commercializing lithium should be natural for the Natural State, Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders said last week as Exxon Mobil Corp. announced the start of major brine operations in south Arkansas. read more >
Energy / Public Companies

New Standard Lithium Well Produces Record Lithium Concentrations

The well in east Texas is the latest of the company's projects in the Smackover geological formation. read more >
Energy / Manufacturing / Public Companies / Real Estate

Hints for Landowners On Lithium Royalties

Some of the people paying closest attention to the birth of a lithium industry in south Arkansas are the landowners with mineral rights leased out for their underground brine. read more >
Energy / Public Companies

BNP Paribas to Handle Debt Financing for Standard Lithium Plant

BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. read more >
Energy / Public Companies

Standard Lithium, Koch Affiliate in Deal to Speed Commercial Development

The deal, in which the companies will share data and together develop and commercialize lithium brine processing flow sheets for Standard’s use in the region, forges another bond with subsidiaries of Koch Industries of Wichita, a significant investor in the project. read more >
Robert Mintak, CEO of Standard Lithium Ltd.
Energy / Public Companies

Standard Lithium Shareholders to Meet in El Dorado April 4

The company, based in Vancouver, has been refining battery-ready lithium products at two test plants in El Dorado. read more >
Energy / Public Companies

Standard Lithium Reports Key Results From Texas Drilling

Samples have yielded the highest confirmed levels of the element ever found in North American brine, the company said. read more >
Manufacturing / Real Estate / Transportation

Galvanic, Another Prospector, Finds Lode of Lithium in Arkansas Brine

The trove may hold enough lithium to produce batteries for 50 million electric cars, Galvanic President & CEO Brent Wilson told Arkansas Business. read more >