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Update: Companies Withdraw Plan to Set Arkansas Lithium Royalties

The topic had been scheduled for discussion at an April 23 meeting of the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission in El Dorado. read more >
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What to Watch in 2024 (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Lithium, steel and, yes, politics will make 2024 a big year for business in Arkansas. read more >

Exxon Mobil to Begin Lithium Drilling This Month Near Magnolia

Global energy giant ExxonMobil Corp. says it will begin drilling for lithium this month near Magnolia, a move Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders said could turn the page on a new chapter of the state's economy. read more >

New Standard Well Yields High Concentrations of Lithium, Potash and Bromine

Standard Lithium says it has drilled a new brine well in the Smackover Formation of east Texas that broke its own record for lithium concentration. read more >
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A Gusher for an Era of EVs?Lock Icon

The lithium race, like the boom that followed drillers striking oil in the Smackover Formation a century ago, could transform Magnolia, El Dorado and the entire region. read more >
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Exxon Investment Didn’t Surprise Standard’s MintakLock Icon

Exxon Mobil Corp.'s $100 million investment in Arkansas land leases was a validation of Standard Lithium's six years of work here, its CEO says. read more >
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Lithium Boom: Magnolia Gets Ready for the RushLock Icon

South Arkansas offers advantages beyond its mineral-rich underground water, Standard Lithium Ltd. CEO Robert Mintak says. read more >
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A Foothold in a New Industry (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Another encouraging sign that a new industry could be at hand in south Arkansas. read more >
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Walton, Koch Ranked High on List of Richest WomenLock Icon

Alice Walton isn't the only woman with Arkansas ties on Forbes' list of the world's richest women. read more >
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Standard Lithium Bets Big on Arkansas (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

A global conglomerate born from the oil industry is, like other big companies, investing more money domestically in greener, more sustainable forms of energy. read more >
Robert Mintak, CEO of Standard Lithium Ltd.
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Triumphs and Doubts Bracket South Arkansas Lithium Play

Standard Lithium Ltd. gets Lanxess and Koch aboard, but some questions persist. read more >
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Arkansas’ Mobility Moment (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Arkansas has long been a leader in transportation, and the governor wants the state to enhance that reputation. read more >
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Standard Lithium to Capture CO2 in South Arkansas

The idea is to further the company's environmentally benign approach to building a different kind of lithium-based battery materials industry in the state. read more >
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El Dorado, the Long View, and Evolution at Murphy USA

One of the many things Andrew Clyde has learned in business is to never say never. read more >
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El Dorado Chamber Chief Describes a New Boom

A craft brewery is just one example of a string of developments Bill Luther names in assessing Union County’s recent economic rebound. read more >
Lanxess, the German chemical multinational with major bromine production infrastructure in south Arkansas.
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Noted Chemical Investor Joins Standard Lithium Board

Standard Lithium Ltd., the Canadian firm testing a promising new method of making high-quality battery ingredients from south Arkansas’ underground brine fields, adds veteran chemical-industry expert and investor Volker Berl as an independent director. read more >
Lanxess, the German chemical multinational with major bromine production infrastructure in south Arkansas.
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Standard Lithium Delivers 2nd Test Plant to El Dorado

Standard Lithium Ltd. of Canada delivers a second modular lithium production test plant to the El Dorado site where it has been extracting ingredients for the lithium-ion battery market for well over a year. read more >
Lanxess, the German chemical multinational with major bromine production infrastructure in south Arkansas.
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Standard Lithium Stock Added to Rare Earth, Strategic Metals ETF

Standard Lithium Ltd., the Canadian company producing lithium from south Arkansas’ subterranean brine, says its stock has been added to an important exchange traded fund in the mining industry. read more >
Robert Mintak, CEO of Standard Lithium Ltd.
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Standard Lithium to Trade on NYSE American

A Canadian company making steady strides toward establishing a lithium extraction industry in south Arkansas passes another milestone, announcing approval to list its shares on the NYSE American exchange. read more >
Lanxess, the German chemical multinational with major bromine production infrastructure in south Arkansas.

In Early Action, Lanxess Converts Loan Into Standard Lithium Shares

Standard Lithium says Lanxess Corp. has embraced an early conversion of a $3.75 million loan — a move that suggests Lanxess' has high confidence in Standard's lithium project in Arkansas. read more >