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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. 

Latest articles from Alex

  • Foreign Intel: Iran Close To Testing First Nuke

    Published 27 June 2023 | viewed 29,006 times

    Two weeks ago, oil prices tanked after reports emerged that the U.S. and Iran are making progress after resuming talks on a nuclear deal, a…

  • Why Clean Energy Stocks Lost Out Last Week

    Published 27 June 2023 | viewed 2,121 times

    Over the past decade, the green and socially-responsible investments, aka ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing, has emerged as one of the biggest investment megatrends in modern…

  • Putin Extends Ban On Companies Sticking To Price Cap Till End Of 2023

    Published 26 June 2023 | viewed 2,583 times

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended a decree banning sales of Russian oil and petroleum products on conditions of the price cap set by the United States…

  • Cheniere And China’s ENN Energy Lock In 20-Year LNG Deal

    Published 26 June 2023 | viewed 2,006 times

    The United States largest producer of LNG, Cheniere Energy (NYSE:LNG), has signed a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreement with China’s ENN Energy Holdings.  ENN will…

  • Mass Fighting Breaks Out At Giant Russian Gas Field

    Published 26 June 2023 | viewed 471,333 times

    A massive fight among hundreds of migrant workers from Central Asian states broke out over the weekend at Gazprom’s Kovykta gas field, where thousands of…

  • The Bears Still Rule Oil Markets

    Published 24 June 2023 | viewed 10,878 times

    Nowadays, the oil bulls can’t seem to catch a proper break. Just when the markets were beginning to warm up to the idea that a…

  • Direct Lithium Extraction Is The EV Industry’s Shale Boom

    Published 22 June 2023 | viewed 8,168 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…

  • Why U.S. Supertanker Rates Are Spiking

    Published 22 June 2023 | viewed 3,560 times

    After sinking to fresh lows in the early part of the year, freight rates for U.S.-loading supertankers have skyrocketed as Asian refiners turn to the U.S. market…

  • Indian Solar Giant To Invest $1.5B In New U.S. Factories

    Published 22 June 2023 | viewed 2,729 times

    A venture group backed by India’s second-largest solar energy company, Vikram Solar, will invest up to $1.5 billion in the U.S. solar energy supply chain,…

  • German Coal Plant To Get Massive Clean Energy Facelift

    Published 21 June 2023 | viewed 3,293 times

    Germany’s giant power firm, LEAG, has announced it will transform its lignite-fired thermal power plants into Europe’s largest green energy hub, with a capacity between…

  • Private Equity To Revive Asian M&A With A Focus On Oil And Gas

    Published 21 June 2023 | viewed 1,865 times

    Dealmaking in Southeast Asia and private equity transactions are likely to give a significant boost to Asian mergers and acquisitions, which have recorded a big…

  • Energy Regulator Claims Canadian Oil Production Will Plunge 76% By 2050

    Published 21 June 2023 | viewed 8,294 times

    The Canada Energy Regulator has issued a grim outlook that the country’s oil production will plunge 76% by 2050 thanks to the world moving to…

  • Can The U.S. Wean Itself Off Russian Uranium?

    Published 20 June 2023 | viewed 6,022 times

    Back in March 2022, shortly after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, President Biden signed an executive order that banned the import of Russian oil, liquefied natural gas, and…

  • ‘Nuclear Diesel’ Could Become A Gamechanger In Energy Markets

    Published 19 June 2023 | viewed 263,943 times

    Back in February, a  proposal by the EU to completely ban cars that run on fossil fuels by 2035 faced heavy opposition led by the…

  • Khartoum Crisis Could Hold South Sudan Oil Hostage

    Published 19 June 2023 | viewed 4,798 times

    A recent outbreak of war between Sudan’s government forces and a paramilitary group is now putting the region’s oil industry at serious risk.  Two months…

  • UAE And Qatar Agree To Restore Diplomatic Ties

    Published 19 June 2023 | viewed 1,078 times

    After a six-year rift, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar have reached an agreement to restore diplomatic ties. The dispute emerged when the UAE accused…

  • Russia’s Crude Oil Processing Hits New Highs

    Published 19 June 2023 | viewed 6,849 times

    Russian refineries processed  5.49 million b/d of crude in the week spanning June 8-14, a 2-month high, Bloomberg has reported. That’s close to 200,000 barrels a day…

  • Wall Street Turns Bearish As China's Economic Recovery Stalls

    Published 18 June 2023 | viewed 9,353 times

    Last December, Beijing announced the most sweeping changes to its strict Covid-19 guidelines, including relaxing testing requirements and travel restrictions. As the world’s largest importer of crude,…

  • Iran Oil Exports Hit A 5-Year High

    Published 16 June 2023 | viewed 14,061 times

    Iranian crude exports exceeded 1.5 mb/d in May, the highest level since 2018 despite the country still being under U.S. sanctions. Last month Tehran said it…

  • China Steps Up Game With 1st ‘Floating Oil Factory’ 

    Published 16 June 2023 | viewed 19,466 times

    China has delivered its first smart floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) with land-sea integrated operation system, marking a breakthrough in the country's application of the digital…

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