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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

  • This Strategic Shift Could Make Big Oil Much More Profitable

    Published 15 April 2021 | viewed 4,375 times

    At a certain point in its lifecycle, every industry faces its moment of reckoning with growing pressure to transform due to factors such as increasing…

  • Big Oil Aims To Win Back Investors With Green Oil

    Published 12 April 2021 | viewed 4,202 times

    Last month, the Biden administration dealt the fossil fuel industry yet another blow after it proposed the introduction of a carbon tax in a bid…

  • The $7 Trillion Reason Saudi Arabia Is Cutting Oil Production

    Published 11 April 2021 | viewed 35,633 times

    Strict production discipline by OPEC and its partners is the #1 reason why oil prices have managed to stage a remarkable recovery and stay relatively…

  • Big Oil Is Dead Set On Exploiting The Wind Power Boom

    Published 08 April 2021 | viewed 14,817 times

    Lately, the solar sector has been hogging the renewable energy limelight, and for good reason. Experts such as the International Energy Agency (IEA) have predicted…

  • Smart Money Is Betting On A Helium Boom

    Published 08 April 2021 | viewed 2,729 times

    Two years ago, three pre-eminent materials scientists, John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino, were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for…

  • The U.S.-China Trade War Isn’t Over Yet

    Published 07 April 2021 | viewed 4,151 times

    When former U.S. President Donald Trump ascended into the Oval Office in January 2017, he kicked off his presidency by investigating unfair trade practices in…

  • Iran’s Comeback To Oil Markets Unlikely To Cause Price Crash

    Published 06 April 2021 | viewed 5,906 times

    Oil investors now have to contend with another wildcard: Iran soon returning to the oil markets. After a three-year layoff, Iran could be poised to…

  • A Global Helium Shortage Is Now Looming

    Published 06 April 2021 | viewed 7,381 times

    The so-called ‘noble’ or ‘inert’ gases such as helium, argon, neon, xenon, and krypton frequently tend to be confined to niche markets. But whereas their…

  • The U.S. Is Losing The Energy Tech War Against China

    Published 05 April 2021 | viewed 4,677 times

    For years, the U.S. and China have waged war over technology, trade, and capital markets. Tensions between the world’s leading economies reached a fever pitch during…

  • World’s Largest Lithium Producer: Get Ready For A Mega-Rally

    Published 04 April 2021 | viewed 34,313 times

    Several months ago, Chile’s second-largest lithium producer, Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB), warned that global supplies of lithium were on course for a major shortfall in a…

  • Blackrock Investment Guru Busts The ESG Investing Myth

    Published 03 April 2021 | viewed 7,350 times

    Over the past few months, one of the most influential investors on Wall Street has been throwing its full weight behind ESG and the clean…

  • Will The World’s Newest Oil Benchmark Be A Success?

    Published 30 March 2021 | viewed 12,634 times

    At a time when highly leveraged U.S. exploration and production (E&P) companies have been struggling with dwindling valuations, shrinking credit lines, and mounting bankruptcies, Middle…

  • Blocking The Sun: A Crazy Idea To Stop Climate Change?

    Published 30 March 2021 | viewed 3,999 times

    The Arctic Blast has exposed the U.S. energy grid as being ill-prepared for climate change, with electric grid regulators now saying the U.S. needs to…

  • Can Silicon Valley Beat China In Clean Energy Tech?

    Published 28 March 2021 | viewed 5,238 times

    Many investors are already aware of the fact that China is the world's most dominant player in the solar and clean energy sector. 8 out…

  • Global Petroplastic Markets Set To Explode This Year

    Published 28 March 2021 | viewed 14,331 times

    In a sharp reversal of fortunes, oil markets have gone into another tailspin with prices dipping by the biggest margin since the historic April crash.…

  • Bitcoin’s Energy Problem Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon

    Published 25 March 2021 | viewed 2,999 times

    Since its debut 12 years ago, bitcoin has frequently been lambasted for its energy-intensive mining process. About 2.5 years ago, Nature Climate Change, a monthly…

  • Saudi Arabia Skips LNG, Bets Big On Hydrogen

    Published 23 March 2021 | viewed 20,625 times

    Last year, Saudi Arabia’s national oil company Saudi Aramco sent shockwaves through the natural gas markets after it announced that it was kicking off the…

  • U.S. And Canada At Odds In Oil Sands Schism

    Published 22 March 2021 | viewed 7,686 times

    As one of his first acts in office, President Biden revoked TC Energy Corp.’s (NYSE:TRP) license on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project. The project…

  • The 3 Nations Vying For Global LNG Dominance

    Published 21 March 2021 | viewed 48,223 times

    Last year was an unprecedented year for natural gas and liquefied-natural-gas (LNG) markets. Whereas natural gas demand declined by 3%, LNG demand proved to be…

  • Oil Traders Made A Killing Last Year

    Published 18 March 2021 | viewed 10,736 times

    Retail investors with long positions in crude oil markets had to endure one of the most volatile years on record in 2020 thanks to the…

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