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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 >
Standard Lithium's drill rig at the well re-entry site in Lafayette County. The drill rig has since demobilized from the site after reaching a total measured depth of 8,940 feet, and has been replaced by a workover rig to complete perforations, final testing and sampling.
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Standard Lithium Begins Drilling in Lafayette County

The project is a key milestone for the Vancouver company and goes hand in hand with a project at a Lanxess bromine filtering operation in El Dorado. read more >
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Standard Lithium Sets Up Magnolia Test Plant for Carbon Capture

The plant will assess the “technical and financial viability of capturing CO2 directly from natural gas burning flue-gas streams.” read more >

Standard Lithium Announces 2 New Independent Directors

The new board members, experienced energy executives Claudia D’Orazio and Anca Rusu, are expected to provide additional expertise in project management and financial and human resources for the south Arkansas project. read more >
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Arkansas Business Year in Review: Top 10 Business Stories of 2022

Inflation takes the top spot in this year's review of business stories. read more >
Washington County's 2.01-megawatt, 5,400 panel solar system on its south campus near Clydesdale Drive in Fayetteville.

Sun Power Up Above, Battery Power Below

More and more renewable energy-related businesses are popping up across Arkansas, including solar projects and lithium mining for EV batteries. read more >
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Koch Company Wins Contract With Standard Lithium

OPD LLC of Katy, Texas, specializes in engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction of commercial facilities. read more >
Robert Mintak, CEO of Standard Lithium Ltd.
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Standard Lithium Announces Hirings, Progress Toward El Dorado Plant

Two engineering experts with decades of experience managing energy and mining projects have joined the company. read more >
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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 >
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El Dorado Lithium Project May Go West With 35-Mile Pipeline

A preliminary feasibility study is underway. read more >
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Standard Lithium, Lanxess Proceed Toward Big Plant in El Dorado

A new agreement between the two companies streamlines planning for the facility. read more >
The facility that electric vehicle maker Envirotech purchased in Osceola to be its first U.S. manufacturing center
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Why Arkansas? Envirotech CEO Says Natural, Man-Made Resources Sparked Interest

Phillip Oldridge also discussed key players in the decision and the company's plans for its new facility. read more >
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Koch Deepens Involvement in El Dorado Lithium Plant

Standard Lithium said the deal will help it benefit from the projected high prices for lithium chemicals in the coming decade. read more >
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$100M Koch Investment Backs Standard Lithium’s Arkansas Venture

Wednesday’s announcement could be just the beginning. Standard Lithium is exploring further collaboration with Koch Industries subsidiaries, including Koch Engineered Solutions. read more >