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Schlumberger signs lithium deal as US accepts battery 'arms race'

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger is set to enter the lithium space having signed an earn-in agreement with Pure Energy Minerals for the development of the Clayton Valley lithium project in Nevada, USA, as Republican senator Lisa Murkowski introduces the American Mineral Security Act bill.

Schlumberger signs lithium deal as US accepts battery 'arms race' Schlumberger signs lithium deal as US accepts battery 'arms race' Schlumberger signs lithium deal as US accepts battery 'arms race' Schlumberger signs lithium deal as US accepts battery 'arms race' Schlumberger signs lithium deal as US accepts battery 'arms race'

Pure Energy's Clayton valley project in Nevada, USA

The bill aims to rebuild the domestic mineral supply chain in the US, particularly for minerals such as lithium, graphite, cobalt and nickel, to reduce US reliance on foreign sources.