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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

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

    Published 01 March 2023 | viewed 2,952 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 13,643 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 2,433 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…

  • Why ESG Funds Love General Motors

    Published 24 February 2023 | viewed 1,884 times

        Over the past few years, a deluge of do-good ETFs flooded U.S. exchanges and drew in billions of investor dollars. However, the global…

  • What The Business Cycles Tell Us About Oil Prices

    Published 22 February 2023 | viewed 10,441 times

    The oil and gas markets are currently in the throes of yet another downturn, with Brent crude down 34% from its May 2022 peak while…

  • Top 5 Best Oil Stock Performers And 5 Worst Performers

    Published 21 February 2023 | viewed 9,065 times

    The current year is shaping up as another lackluster year for the U.S. energy sector, with oil and gas stocks sitting out a wider market…

  • Are Small Modular Reactors The Future Of Nuclear Power?

    Published 19 February 2023 | viewed 10,363 times

    For decades, many countries have maintained a love-hate relationship with nuclear energy, with the sector regarded as the black sheep of the alternative energy industry…

  • Putin’s Gift To Exxon

    Published 16 February 2023 | viewed 10,438 times

    When Russia invaded Ukraine nearly a year ago, few people would have imagined that the disruption of oil and gas supplies would push the fossil…

  • UK’s Centrica Profit Triples Amid High Energy Prices

    Published 16 February 2023 | viewed 659 times

    British Gas owner Centrica Centrica Plc (OTCPK:CPYYY) saw its FY 2022 profits triple to a record 3.3 billion pounds last year amid high energy prices.…

  • China Sanctions U.S. Defense Companies Over Taiwan Gun Sales

    Published 16 February 2023 | viewed 3,392 times

    China has placed leading U.S. defense contractors Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX) on its "unreliable entities list" over arms…

  • Drop In Gas Prices Weighs On Outlook For Canadian Drillers

    Published 15 February 2023 | viewed 2,258 times

    Just a few months ago, Wall Street was mostly bullish about the prospects of Canada’s Oil Patch with the sector expected to resist a sharp…

  • Egypt Can’t Solve Europe’s LNG Problems Overnight

    Published 15 February 2023 | viewed 3,012 times

    For years, Egypt has been performing a tough balancing act between the West and Russia, with Cairo casting itself as an actor that both parties…

  • Chevron’s Negative Returns Drag Dow Down

    Published 15 February 2023 | viewed 13,095 times

    Negative share returns by Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) have been dragging down the Dow Jones Industrial Average in Wednesday's intraday…

  • Spanish Port Denies Maersk Tanker Entry Over Russian Oil Links

    Published 15 February 2023 | viewed 4,113 times

    A ship operated by giant shipping company Maersk Tankers has been denied entry into a Spanish port after its oil cargoes were found to have…

  • Retail Sales Jump By Most In Nearly Two Years

    Published 15 February 2023 | viewed 2,360 times

    U.S. retail sales grew 3% M/M and 6.4% Y/Y in January, the fastest clip in nearly two years and a reversal from a two-month slump.…

  • Barclays: Shipping Rates Could Dip Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

    Published 13 February 2023 | viewed 5,982 times

    After enjoying record rates and profits over the past few years mainly due to the Covid-19 pandemic, high inflation and massive supply chain disruptions, the…

  • EU Energy Crisis Bill Nears €800 Billion

    Published 13 February 2023 | viewed 1,970 times

    European governments' bill to shield companies and households from soaring energy costs has soared to nearly 800 billion euros, Brussels-based think-tank Bruegel has revealed.  According…

  • Chechnya’s Kadyrov: Russia Will Conquer Kyiv By Year-End

    Published 13 February 2023 | viewed 3,012 times

    Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of Chechnya appointed by the Kremlin, has proclaimed that Russia possesses the military capabilities to secure the capital city of Kyiv,…

  • Markets ‘Unshaken’ By Russian Output Threat

    Published 13 February 2023 | viewed 11,030 times

    As Russia’s March 500,000 bpd output cut nears, data from Bloomberg shows that Russia seaborne crude exports have already fallen to a six-week low, but…

  • The Correlation Between Oil Prices And Inflation Isn’t Straightforward

    Published 12 February 2023 | viewed 5,547 times

    For decades, the conventional wisdom in macroeconomics has been that high oil and gas prices are frequently the leading cause of high inflation. In fact,…

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