Mining, Drilling and Discovery
The action, process or good fortune of discovery or discovering oil, gas or mining deposits. Disclaimer : this page is not intended for any specific nationality or jurisdiction. It is also not intended to solicit clients from any specific jurisdiction including the Republic of Mauritius inter alia.
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The island of Mauritius holds a treasure trove of colours, sandy beaches and crystalline waters.
"French, or more accurately, Mauritian Creole, is the lingua franca of this little paradise in the Indian Ocean, spoken by some 90% of its population. Road signs, billboards, signboards, you name it, are in English and French although some are entirely in French."
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Oil inched up slightly on Friday after posting a 14% gain in two days as a result of the OPEC deal
"As oil pauses for breath, so can we. After a hectic week, prices are ticking slightly higher into the weekend after a positive U.S. employment report. Although more shenanigans await next week, hark, here are five things to consider in oil markets today."
U.S. energy companies extended their recovery in oil drilling into a seventh month this week as they follow through on plans to add rigs as crude rose to its highest price in over a year.
"Drillers added three oil rigs in the week to Dec. 2, bringing the total count up to 477, the most since January, but still below the 545 rigs seen a year ago, energy services firm Baker Hughes Inc said on Friday."
Norway’s Statoil said on Friday that production drilling at the Mariner oil field located in the UK section of the North Sea had started
"The Mariner heavy oil field, some 95 miles east of the Shetland Isles, has reserves estimated at more than 250 million barrels of oil, with an average plateau production of around 55,000 barrels per day, the Norwegian company said today."
Read more about Seven held with gold worth Rs. 2.25 crore in Mumbai on Business Standard. The Mumbai Crime Branch Unit-10 on Saturday detained seven people with 9 kg gold worth Rs. 2.25 crores, and impounded two cars from their possession.Police suspected that the seven accused, who hail from Mumbai, were planning to sell the gold for
"Police suspected that the seven accused, who hail from Mumbai, were planning to sell the gold for more than the market value."
When I was a child growing up in a number of African countries I remember hearing adults talking about owning gold.
"when I was a child growing up in a number of African countries I remember hearing adults talking about owning gold."
Cities across China's northern and western regions are currently trying to diversify their economies away from mining and industrial dependency by building up their service and tourism sectors. Billions of dollars are being invested, but can they really pull it off?
“This year will almost certainly be the fifth consecutive year in which the tertiary part of the economy will be larger than the secondary part, and the tertiary part is driving an increasingly larger share of economic growth.”
Less than a year after a commodities slump brought the mining industry to its knees, major producers of metals and minerals are so flush with cash that they’re
" Analysts are adjusting earnings estimates for next year amid a dizzying rally in everything from coal to iron ore. The cash bonanza will allow mine owners to focus on reducing debt, but will also leave plenty for potential share buybacks and higher dividends."
Technavio analysts forecast the global connected mining market to grow at a CAGR of more than 17% during the forecast period, according to their lates
"Countries in this region are allocating extra resources to the connected mining market to reduce their dependence on imports."
Mining once boomed in Mongolia but as commodity prices fell, the economy tanked and companies went bankrupt. Unemployed men are taking over abandoned coal mines to extract what's left. Some have died.
"It takes five minutes before it arrives at the surface, full of more coal, extracted by cousins working half-a-mile beneath the earth."
A South Taranaki iwi has accused the Environmental Protection Authority of not releasing videos it says were redacted from an application to mine ironsands of the region's coast.
"The videos gave a visual representation of the company's plans and were a vital piece of the puzzle, Ms Ngarewa-Packer said."
A new paper, published by Professor Eduard Heindl from Furtwangen University, Germany, provides a mathematical model suggesting the star is a source of 'star mining' for extra terrestrial life.
"Many explanations have been offered for the mysterious dimming, but a consensus is yet to be reached."
The world's largest gold producers have lost a collective $15 billion in market value since Donald Trump's election as US president.
"Measured from the short-lived surge on election night November 8 when early results suggested a Trump victory, gold is down more than $170 an ounce."
A deadly quarry collapse in northeast China this week reflects a surge in dangerous mining activity across the country as coal prices soar, following a government warning that the rally poses increased casualty risks.
"A deadly quarry collapse in northeast China this week reflects a surge in dangerous mining activity across the country as coal prices soar, following a government warning that the rally poses increased casualty risks"
The NT Environmental Defenders Office raises concerns miners are over-represented on the board set up and appointed by the former Government to monitor the industry.
"The department directed MRM to move the material but MRM appealed against the order to the Mining Board arguing the works were temporary."
Métanor is facing charges in the deaths of miners Domenico Bollini, Bruno Goulet and Marc Guay, who stepped onto an elevator bound for the lowest level of the mine shaft and drowned to death in 2009.
"Quaid said the case is unique, and a first, because the company has chosen to go to trial instead of pleading guilty."
Norm aims at ensuring that hard-rock mining companies can pay the costs of cleaning up their mines, says EPA.
"Under the proposed regulation, companies mining non-coal minerals such as gold, silver, copper or lead would have to demonstrate to the EPA that they can afford clean-up costs once the mine is closed."
London- Brazil, South America’s strongest economy, had been experiencing great suffering over the last few years due to a shrinking …
'Brazil’s Senate has also approved a strict cap on federal spending in a first-round vote that hands a timely victory to Temer, who continues to struggle on restoring fiscal discipline amid an economic recession and political crisis.'
Following $1.1 billion Congo mine sale Toronto-based copper-zinc miner announces inaugural dividend and strong operational forecast.
'Haywood Securities in a research note said it views the dividend, which follows Lundin's sales of a 24% interest in Congo's Tenke Fungurume copper mine $1.136 billion, as "a strong vote of confidence for Lundin’s financial (and operating) outlook."'
Fortune's Investor's Guide 2017 has top picks for energy and commodity stocks to own—even if Donald Trump and OPEC hurt gold and oil prices.
'When John Roth thinks back on the oil market of two years ago, a certain calamitous image comes to mind: “I liken it to pushing a freight train off the top of a hill,” says Roth, manager of the $3 billion Fidelity New Millennium Fund. “After a while it starts to really gain momentum, and it takes a lot of money and effort to go the other way.”'
Environmentalists continued calls for President Barack Obama to permanently ban offshore drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, saying the administration didn't go far enough last month when it excluded drilling leases in those areas for 2017 to 2022.
'In November, the administration released its 2017-2022 offshore drilling plan, which excluded any leases in the Arctic or Atlantic. Environmentalists had previously called for a permanent ban in those areas, and Matzner reiterated today that a permanent ban would be ideal.'