Oil & Gas, Oil Sands

Editorial: Copper, iron, oil, gold prices all head south 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
Miners across the globe gritted their teeth in mid-November as commodity prices slumped further, continuing a decline that began more than a month ago.

Another wave of red across Freeport's quarterly results 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-04
VANCOUVER — Heavily weighted in the copper and energy business, mining giant Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) is enduring the worst of the commodity rout, with big losses announced in its third-quarter fiscal results.  

Editorial: Oil crash hits Ecuador's public finances 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-04
Ecuador’s Minister of Strategic Sectors, Rafael Poveda, seemed tired when he sat down with The Northern Miner in Quito last week. The minister, who has a degree in law and an MBA, had returned the night before from China, where, off and...

TSX climbs higher, Oct. 19-22  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-28
The Toronto stock market ended higher as investors took in prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau’s majority win in the federal election. Canada’s new prime minister promises to invest heavily in infrastructure, among other areas,...

Editorial: Teck, Freeport burned by falling oil and gas prices  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-28
It must have seemed like a good idea at the time a few years ago when Teck Resources and Freeport-McMoRan management bought deeper into the oil and gas sector and diversified further away from their mining businesses, but those decisions to...

US equities rise, Oct.19-22 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-28
U.S. stocks climbed on the back of strong housing figures for September; better-than-expected earnings from major companies like eBay, Microsoft and Amazon; and signs that the European Central Bank would consider more stimulus measures to boost...

US stocks rise, Oct. 2-8 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-14
U.S. equities advanced, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbing 4.8% to 17,050.75. The S&P 500 Index advanced 4.7% to 2,103.43 for its highest level in seven weeks. The Nasdaq Composite jumped 4% to 4,810.79. The spot price for gold...

Facts 'n' figures - Roskill: Innovation and consolidation in order for proppant sector 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
The following is an edited summary from Roskill Information Services, outlining its new report, Frac Sands & Proppants North America: Industry, Markets & Outlook 2015. The report provides a detailed technical and economic analysis of...

US stocks fall, Aug.17-21 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
U.S. equities tumbled as investors took in new data signaling a slowdown in China and a report that showed an unexpected rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, fuelling concerns of a global oil surplus. The S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones...

Ex-gold explorer dives into Select Sands  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
Select Sands’ (TSXV: SNS; OTC: CLICF) president and CEO Rasool Mohammad has chosen silica “frac” sand over gold, and hopes his bet will pay off with success at the junior’s frac sand Sandtown property in Arkansas, where...