You’re welcome Free World, we’re always happy to oblige!
First rare earth processing facility outside of China to be built in Texas.
Summary via Instapundit’s comment section:
OPEC: “We have the world in our grasp with our control of OIL!”
Texas: “Hey look at this basin chock full of oil gas we just happen to have here”
China: “We will size control of the world by limiting these RARE EARTHS we are in control of!”
Texas: “Well shucks, turns out all our least desirable dirt is just full of those Rare Earth things!”