Feds Move Oil Shale to Front Burner
February 2006 by Associated PressA recent hearing on federal plans to unlock oil shale reserves in the Intermountain West was packed by small-time speculators, some of whom questioned whether today’s technology would let them squeeze oil out of rock profitably.
Much more information can be gained from that single source and gives you ideas on the gravels for dry washing or where the nuggets may lie for metal detecting
Saturday came and it looked to have the makings of a dreary, misty day. Undaunted, I loaded my truck with my sluice, buckets and gear, and headed for the claim.
Man was aware of the presence of gold over 7,000 years ago, and it probably did not take him long to find out that gold was malleable and resistant to corrosion. He no doubt learned, at an early date, that objects could be fashioned from gold.
The Umpqua River, located in the heart of western Oregon, flows for several miles nearly alongside Interstate Highway Five.
While much attention in northern Alberta has been focused on the rapidly growing “oil sands,” another story of particular interest to the mining community has been taking shape virtually unnoticed in the same region.
...at least 10 junior mining companies have been busy pounding stakes in the ground of northern Quebec in hopes of claiming rich nickel deposits.
The entire petroleum complex has once again taken center stage in the world’s financial markets as prices for crude surged to near all-time highs at $55 per barrel and associated products such as heating oil and unleaded gasoline (see chart analysis below) soared through previous peaks. What made these new rallies so remarkable...
The Bawl Mill • January Issues Delayed For Weeks As USPS Searches Their Facility • The Rocks That Burn: Is Oil Shale the Answer?—Part I • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part II Recognizing and Understanding Rock Formations (Petrology) • The Circle Goldfields • New Montana Board Moves to Halt Mining • Newmont Looks to Ghana • PLP President Intervenes on Behalf of Dredgers • Samuel Franklin Hunt Nevada’s “Rio Tinto” • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices