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VIDEO: Ceylon Graphite CEO Bharat Parashar Talkes About the Abundance Graphite in Sri Lanka

Bharat Parashar, CEO of Ceylon Graphite (CVE: CYL, OTCMKTS: CYLYF) talks to James about his mining interests in Sri Lanka. The graphite there is apparently among the best deposits in the world. Graphite is a major component to used batteries, sometimes as much as 60%. TRANSCRIPT: James West:    Bharat, thanks for joining us today. Bharat Parashar:     Thank you. James West:    I notice by the most recent press releases that you guys have reclaimed or refurbished your K1 shaft down to 100 […]

VIDEO: Global Lithium LLC CEO Joe Lowry on the 2nd Lithium Wave

Joe Lowry’s never short of something to say about the state of the global lithium market and the participants therein, and in this most recent video, he doesn’t disappoint. Joe talks about the opportunities in the sector, and points to the recent announcements by automakers at the Frankfürt Auto Show by Mercedes, BMW and Volkswagen as evidence that demand will soon far outstrip supply. Transcript: James West:    Hey, welcome back to Midas Letter. My guest this segment is none other […]

Is Fracking Poisoning America’s Freshwater Supply?

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it’s more commonly referred to, is used to stimulate the production of oil and gas from unconventional oil and gas deposits – shales, coalbeds, and tight sands. These types of deposits need to be stimulated because they have a lower permeability than conventional reservoirs and require the additional stimulation for production. Hydraulic fracturing involves drilling a well then injecting it with a slurry of water, chemical additives and proppants. Wells are drilled and lined with […]

PODCAST: MGX Minerals Chairman Marc Bruner is Excited about the Paradox Basin

Sponsored Content MGX Minerals (CNSX:XMG) (OTCMKTS:MGXMF) (FRA:1MG) Chairman Marc Bruner, a third generation oil and gas executive who was Chairman and CEO of Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. and served as Ultra Petroleum’s founding Chairman where he was involved in developing the Pinedale Anticline in Wyoming, is excited about the Paradox Basin. He joins James to discuss the region’s potential as a producer of lithium and oil and gas. Transcript: James West:    Marc, welcome back to the show. Marc Bruner:   Thanks, […]

Voltaic Minerals Corp CEO Darryl Jones on Lithium from Clastics in the Paradox Basin

Voltaic Minerals Corp (CVE:VLT) (OTCMKTS:VTCFF) (FRA:2P61) CEO Darryl Jones joins us for a discussion on his company’s proposed extraction of lithium from deep clastic formations in the Paradox Basin in Utah. Transcript: James West:    Darryl, thanks for joining us today. Darryl Jones:  Appreciate it. Thanks very much for having me, James. James West:    Darryl, let’s start with an overview: what’s the value proposition for investors in Voltaic? Darryl Jones:  James, we’ve been working on a project in the historic Paradox Basin […]

Xebec Adsorption Inc (CVE:XBC) )(OTCMKTS:XEBEF) (FRA:XB6) CEO Kurt Sorschak explains how his recent multi-million dollar orders and renewed vitality in the oil and gas space is allowing him to compete with Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) and Honeywell International Inc (NYSE:HON).
Xebec CEO Kurt Sorschak on Competing with Schlumberger, Honeywell

Xebec Adsorption Inc (CVE:XBC) )(OTCMKTS:XEBEF) (FRA:XB6) CEO Kurt Sorschak explains how his recent multi-million dollar orders and renewed vitality in the oil and gas space is allowing him to compete with Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) and Honeywell International Inc (NYSE:HON). Transcript: James West:    Kurt, thanks for joining us today. Kurt Sorschak: You’re welcome, Jim. James West:    Kurt, let’s start with an overview of what is the value proposition for investors in Xebec? Kurt Sorschak: Well, at this point, Xebec, as you […]

University of Texas Technology Commercialization Director Les Nichols: Solid State Battery won’t necessarily replace lithium-ion

Certainly lithium has been used because of this outstanding properties for ion transfer. Now, we are running tests with our new material that replaces lithium with sodium, and sodium is certainly much more readily available, being as how there’s so much in the oceans. So it’s easily, readily available, inexpensive, and some of the testing we’ve done so far shows very good results using the sodium as the ion transferor.

MGXMinerals CEO Jared Lazerson on recovering lithium from oil wells

Sponsored Content MGX Minerals (CNSX:XMG) (OTCMKTS:MGXMF) (FRA:1MG) has successfully employed the technology of its partner PurLucid Inc to extract lithium from oil well production water – in this case from oil sands operations. The implications are significant for the company, and CEO Jared Lazerson joins us to tell explain. Listen to the podcast interview with Jared Lazerson:   Transcript: James West:    Jared, thanks for joining us today. Jared Lazerson: Thank you, James. James West:    Jared, let’s talk a bit about […]

Eurocontrol Technics Group CEO Bruce Rowlands on Petroleum Marking Technology

Eurocontrol Technics Group Inc. CEO Bruce Rowlands joins us for a discussion on his company’s leading edge technology that keeps governments and petroleum suppliers honest in countries where revenue from illegal gasoline sales fuels arms purchases and undermines government revenue. Full Transcript: James West: Bruce, thanks for joining us today. Bruce Rowlands: James, thanks for having me. I look forward to the discussion. James West: Bruce, let’s talk a bit about EuroControl, and what exactly is the value proposition for investors […]

Eguana Technologies CTO Brent Harris Interview Podcast

Eguana Technologies Inc. (CVE:EGT) (OTCMKTS:STGYF) (FRA:S2K1) CTO Brent Harris on how is companies battery control systems will become part of the mainstream infrastructure in making solar and wind power grid-compatible energy sources. Transcript: James West: Brent can you outline for us exactly what the opportunity for investors is in Eguana Technologies? Brent Harris: Eguana technologies manufactures control systems for energy storage. We offer exposure to the rapidly growing energy storage space without depending on a particular battery chemistry. James West: […]

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