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Alex Kimani

Contributor since: 28 Jan 2019

Alex Kimani

Alex Kimani is a veteran finance writer, investor, engineer and researcher for Safehaven.com. 

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  • Scientists Hack Early Stage Of Photosynthesis In Breakthrough For Biofuel

    Published 27 March 2023 | viewed 163 times

    Last month, Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) pulled the plug on its 14-year-long algae biofuels project, becoming the last oil company to abandon what was once considered the fuel of the…

  • Banking Crisis Has Triggered Capital Flight From Oil To Gold

    Published 26 March 2023 | viewed 11,515 times

    The sudden collapse of Silicon Valley Bank has sent shockwaves through the entire financial sector and marked the biggest bank failure since the 2008 financial crisis. Being the only…

  • Standard Chartered: Oil Prices Likely To Head Higher

    Published 24 March 2023 | viewed 10,966 times

    After a major decline that saw oil prices fall to multi-year lows, oil markets appear to have bottomed out and begun an encouraging ascent higher.…

  • Little-Known Traders Now Rule Russian Oil Markets

    Published 22 March 2023 | viewed 7,881 times

    Historically, giant commodity traders such as Switzerland's Vitol, Glencore, and Gunvor as well as Singapore’s Trafigura have dominated the global oil trade while smaller trading…

  • How OPEC Has Filled America’s Russian Oil Void

    Published 21 March 2023 | viewed 7,357 times

    A little over a year ago, the United States government banned the importation of Russian crude, petroleum, oils and products of their distillation, LNG coal…

  • Big Oil Wants In On The EV Boom

    Published 21 March 2023 | viewed 3,985 times

    Last year, the electric vehicle sector crossed a global milestone, with one out of ten vehicles sold being electric for the first time ever. While…

  • Standard Chartered Blames Gamma Hedging For Overdue Oil Selloff

    Published 19 March 2023 | viewed 14,794 times

    The energy sector has emerged as the worst performer among all 11 sectors of the U.S. market in the current week, with energy prices dropping…

  • SVB Collapse Is Bad News For Small Scale Solar

    Published 16 March 2023 | viewed 2,409 times

    The sudden collapse of Silicon Valley Bank has sent shockwaves through the entire financial sector and marked the biggest bank failure since the 2008 financial…

  • Are Oil Prices Set For A Quick Comeback?

    Published 16 March 2023 | viewed 16,450 times

    The energy markets are going through one of their worst selloffs in recent times as fears of a new global crisis continue to roil financial…

  • Will The Saudi-Iranian Diplomatic Deal Bring Oil Prices Down?

    Published 14 March 2023 | viewed 5,296 times

    The energy markets have kicked off the new week on a sour note, with oil prices recording significant declines in early trading on Monday just…

  • Get Ready For The EU Gas Buyers’ Cartel

    Published 12 March 2023 | viewed 15,001 times

    Rocked by one of the worst energy crises in living memory, the European Union will make its first move as a gas buyers’ cartel next…

  • How Tesla Plans To Distance Itself from Problematic Supply Chains

    Published 09 March 2023 | viewed 2,704 times

    Shares of Australian rare earths developers Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (OTCPK:LYSCF)(ASX:LYC) and Arafura Rare Earths Ltd (OTCPK:ARAFF)(ASX: ARU) have tanked after Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) outlined plans to stop using rare earths…

  • BlackRock Sees More Value In EU Companies Than U.S. Stocks

    Published 09 March 2023 | viewed 1,756 times

    The last two decades of extreme underperformance and numerous false starts by European stock markets have left investors despondent and pessimistic. The eurozone sovereign debt…

  • Exploding SUV Market Is Another Big Boost For Oil Demand

    Published 09 March 2023 | viewed 3,403 times

    The global electrification drive has been hailed as the world’s best shot at preventing a catastrophic and irreversible climate meltdown wrought by uncontrolled emissions of…

  • Oil Price Rally Unravels On China's Underwhelming GDP Growth Target

    Published 06 March 2023 | viewed 8,505 times

    Oil prices pulled back on Monday morning after China set a GDP growth target of “around 5%” for 2023, lower than last year’s target of…

  • Lithium Prices Have Crashed Spectacularly, Here’s What Next

    Published 05 March 2023 | viewed 14,522 times

    Over the past few years, the lithium markets exploded as the electrification drive went into overdrive. EV makers like Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) have been scrambling to secure supplies amid…

  • LME Halts Flows Of Russian Metals To The U.S.

    Published 03 March 2023 | viewed 20,710 times

    The London Metal Exchange (LME) has suspended the inflow of Russian base metals into its U.S. warehouses prior to the planned imposition of tariffs on Russian metal…

  • ‘New Fuels’ Take Over Commodity Markets Of The Future

    Published 01 March 2023 | viewed 2,944 times

    The energy transition and the global energy crisis have triggered deep transformations within international energy trade. To wit, hydrogen and hydrogen-based products, including ammonia and…

  • Oil Trade Is Moving Away From Europe

    Published 28 February 2023 | viewed 13,624 times

    Oil is the largest commodity in the world, with the global crude oil market in 2022 estimated at $2.7 trillion. This trade is facilitated by both…

  • Red States Benefit Most From Biden's Inflation Reduction Act

    Published 28 February 2023 | viewed 2,384 times

    Republicans are not exactly known to embrace renewable energy, with GOP elected officials and fossil fuel supporters frequently criticizing the clean energy drive. Not a…

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