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United Oil & Gas has plenty to celebrate

United Oil & Gas has plenty to celebrate

In a triple dose of positive news on Wednesday, United Oil & Gas (LON: UOG) announced not only approval for a development lease and the start of production from the ASD-1X well but also a successful well workover. The firm’s update on the Egyptian Abu Sennan...

REPORT: Touchstone Exploration – Hitting the ground running at Ortoire

REPORT: Touchstone Exploration – Hitting the ground running at Ortoire

You can spend a lot of time analysing things... But sometimes, you just get a feeling: a gut instinct that tells you you’re on to something. Indeed, in many ways, that’s how Paul Baay, the President and CEO of Touchstone Exploration (TSX:TXP | LSE:TXP) felt about the...

Are alcohol stocks the secret to a diverse portfolio?

Are alcohol stocks the secret to a diverse portfolio?

Alongside companies operating in areas like weaponry, gambling, marijuana and tobacco, publicly-traded alcohol firms are commonly counted among the so-called ‘sin stocks’ on the market. The name sin stocks comes from an association with supposedly immoral or unethical...

FastForward Innovations – Perfectly positioned for CBD boom

FastForward Innovations – Perfectly positioned for CBD boom

With so many medicinal cannabis and cannabidiol (‘CBD’) companies springing up, it can be hard for investors to know where to put their money. There’s no doubt the space is growing and lucrative, with enormous demand that is growing every day. Given the choice on...

UK cannabis licence primes Ananda Developments for major growth

UK cannabis licence primes Ananda Developments for major growth

Ananda Developments (AQSE: ANA) had strong cause to celebrate on Tuesday after revealing that it had received an all-important cannabis licence from the UK Government’s Home Office. The UK has now granted the company’s subsidiary, DJT Group, a licence to grow greater...

Are alcohol ETFs a good way to invest?

Are alcohol ETFs a good way to invest?

There are many ways into alcohol investing, but among the most promising methods out there are Exchange Traded Funds (ETF). Whisky is generating a great deal of attention right now, as investors take notice of its potential. Perhaps the most stand-out figure was from...

Should you be investing in these ‘giants’ of the whisky world?

Should you be investing in these ‘giants’ of the whisky world?

The whisky industry is dominated by giants, with quality brands that anyone can recognize, but should you be investing in them? Why not get to know these industry titans a little better Did you know that bourbon, which is a type of whiskey, must be made in the US and...

EQTEC recommissioning Italian plant under ambitious new plans

EQTEC recommissioning Italian plant under ambitious new plans

EQTEC (LON: EQT | FRA: KEU1) unveiled Monday it had acquired and intends to recommission a waste-to-energy plant in Italy, a plant powered by the company’s own technology. The 1 megawatt electric plant was first commissioned in 2015 and “built around EQTEC’s...

Coinsilium to develop much-anticipated ‘NFT on Bitcoin’ marketplace

Coinsilium to develop much-anticipated ‘NFT on Bitcoin’ marketplace

Coinsilium Group (AQSE:COIN | OTCMKTS:CINGF) revealed on Tuesday that its Nifty Labs business has started development of an ‘NFT on Bitcoin’ marketplace platform. The project will bring to life an NFT marketplace platform powered by the RSK blockchain, a Bitcoin...

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