E3 Lithium

09:55 AM EST - E3 Lithium : Imperial Oil Limited (TSE: IMO) (NYSE American: IMO) and E3 Lithium (TSXV: ETMC) (OTCQX: EEMMF) announced today a collaboration to advance a lithium-extraction pilot in Alberta , exploring the redevelopment of an historic oil field into a potential new leading source of lithium for Canada's growing critical minerals industry. The pilot will support E3 Lithium's Clearwater project, which will draw lithium from under the Leduc oil field, Imperial's historic discovery that first launched major oil and gas development in Western Canada . E3 Lithium's proprietary technology is designed to extract the critical mineral from the lithium-rich brine, with potential for commercial development of battery-grade products. "This exciting collaboration brings together Imperial's long-standing commitment to research and technology to help test and scale E3's lithium-recovery technology," said Jason Iwanika , director of commercial business development at Imperial. "We continue to advance the innovation and technologies needed to support the energy transition, working in collaboration with governments and industry to progress new opportunities from existing assets and sector expertise." E3 Lithium shares V.ETMC are trading up 22 cents at $1.94.

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