Archives for September, 2015

Australian LNG Projects are in Serious Trouble

There are currently six liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) projects under construction in Australia. According to the International Energy Agency, all of these projects would lose money at the current oil price of USD47/barrel(“bbl”), and most would struggle even with oil at USD60/bbl. I suspect that oil would have to approach…

Specialty Metals & Minerals – Graphite

Carbon is the basis of all life on Earth. and of an enormous array of organic chemicals; such as hydrocarbons, and inorganic chemicals, such as carbon dioxide. Carbon can also bond with itself to form graphite, coal and diamonds. Graphite is comprised of stacked two dimensional layers of carbon atoms…