Sector Expert: Mickey Fulp

Mercenary Geologist

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Michael S. "Mickey" Fulp is the author of The Mercenary Geologist. He is a certified professional geologist with a Bachelor of Science in earth sciences from the University of Tulsa, and a Master of Science in geology from the University of New Mexico. He has 35 years' experience as an exploration geologist searching for economic deposits of base and precious metals, coal, uranium, oil and gas and water. Fulp worked for junior explorers, major mining companies and investors as a consulting economic geologist for 20 years, specializing in geological mapping, property evaluation and business development. In 2007, he went from the sell- to the buy-side as an analyst, writer and speaker.



Recent Interviews

Why Copper Is a Critical Metal: Mickey Fulp (11/13/12)

Copper is often referred to as "Dr Copper," the metal with a PhD in economics. Yet most analysts don't view it as a critical metal. In this interview with The Critical Metals Report, Mickey Fulp, author of The Mercenary Geologist, gives his thoughts on why the experts are wrong and why copper should be considered a critical metal.

A Specialty Metals Primer: Mickey Fulp (8/7/12)

You'll never hear Mickey Fulp talk about electric metals, technology metals or rare metals. But he's got plenty to say about specialty metals. While the nomenclature may not seem important, Fulp, who is one of the foremost experts in the space today, believes obscure definitions are confusing investors. In this exclusive interview with The Critical Metals Report, Fulp clears up the confusion and talks about some in-demand elements many investors may have never even heard of.

Mickey Fulp: Looking Past the Summer Uranium Doldrums (9/15/11)

There have been few catalysts driving uranium stocks this summer. But Mickey Fulp, the "Mercenary Geologist," believes that this market funk resembles the period that preceded one of the best junior resource bull markets ever seen. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Fulp tells us why he's "hopefully optimistic" about the coming months.

Recent Quotes

"NGC has a significant portion of graphite in the large to jumbo category."

— Mickey Fulp, Mercenary Geologist (11/26/12)
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"STM has the largest play in the Gas Hills of Wyoming."

The Energy Report Interview with Mickey Fulp (9/15/11)
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"UEC is the one company I am most bullish on."

The Energy Report Interview with Mickey Fulp (9/15/11)
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"FIS must be acquired if Hathor's Roughrider is developed into an open-pit mine."

The Energy Report Interview with Mickey Fulp (9/15/11)
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"Another JV with a major would certainly be a catalyst for EST."

The Gold Report Interview with Mickey Fulp (9/7/11)
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"EST has the right set of investors behind it, with a low number of shares."

The Gold Report Interview with Mickey Fulp (6/22/11)
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"TSM's Norra Karr is the only HREE-skewed deposit close to a separation plant."

The Critical Metals Report Interview with Mickey Fulp (6/21/11)
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"I picked [MDL] on the idea that the principals. . .are going to be successful in their business plan."

The Critical Metals Report Interview with Mickey Fulp (6/21/11)
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