American Sands Energy Corp is a pre-production oil company. It is engaged in the business of acquiring and developing oil sand assets and technologies used to separate the oil contained in oil sands. The company has oil sands resources located near Sunnyside, Utah. It holds a license for a hydrocarbon extraction process that separates oil and other hydrocarbons from sand, shale, dirt and other substances, without leaving behind toxins or other contaminants. It is focused on the mining of oil sands ore using mining techniques and using a solvent to extract oil from the oil sands ore.