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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

  • 10 Energy Stocks Defying The COVID-19 Slump

    Published 08 July 2020 | viewed 18,639 times

    The coronavirus's global spread has roiled energy markets, with the sector facing its worst existential crisis in history. Record low oil and gas demand, plunging…

  • Exxon vs Chevron: Which Is The Smartest Buy?

    Published 08 July 2020 | viewed 29,013 times

    The ongoing shale bust is proving to be nothing short of catastrophic, leaving investors wondering whether even the titans will come out of it in…

  • Exxon’s Big Bet On Algae Biofuels Is Crumbling

    Published 08 July 2020 | viewed 29,208 times

    In the late 2000s, Big Oil led by Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS.A), BP Plc. (NYSE: BP), ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM), and Chevron (NYSE: CVX) hyped algae biofuel as the fuel of the future, pumping hundreds of…

  • How Tesla Became More Valuable Than Exxon

    Published 04 July 2020 | viewed 22,868 times

    It is now becoming increasingly clear that the world’s most popular electric vehicle manufacturer is an all-weather play that simply will not stop. Tesla Inc.…

  • Satellite Data Exposes A Massive Methane Problem

    Published 02 July 2020 | viewed 18,421 times

    The fossil fuel industry has received plenty of flak over the past decade for its conspicuous role in climate change. The usual script goes something…

  • 3 Oil Stocks With Good Upside And 3 To Avoid

    Published 01 July 2020 | viewed 75,131 times

    The valuations of energy stocks have declined at one of their fastest clips this year thanks to a stubborn supply overhang, a price war, and…

  • Why The World’s Central Banks Aren’t Fully Sold On Renewables

    Published 30 June 2020 | viewed 12,010 times

    With the global economy reeling, millions of jobs permanently destroyed, and more than half a million people dead, it’s hard to find anything positive about the…

  • Inside Singapore's $3 Billion Oil Trading Scandal

    Published 25 June 2020 | viewed 46,778 times

    Back in April, Reuters reported that fabled Singapore oil trading firm, Hin Leong Trading (Pte) Ltd, had been caught with its hand in the cookie jar: One…

  • Oil May Never Hit $100 Again

    Published 24 June 2020 | viewed 57,978 times

    For more than a week now, oil prices have consolidated around the psychologically important $40/barrel level as the worst of the recent oil price crash…

  • Three Companies That Are Bigger Than The Entire Oil & Gas Industry

    Published 23 June 2020 | viewed 45,898 times

    The oil and gas sector is notorious for booms and busts. The ongoing bust cycle, however, is beginning to look like the new norm with…

  • EV Batteries Are About To Get Their Own Passports

    Published 21 June 2020 | viewed 30,313 times

    The EV sector is looking to issue a ‘Battery Passport,’ which can be seen as a global quality seal and verification tool on a digital…

  • Why Big Oil Won’t Be Buying Up Struggling Companies

    Published 20 June 2020 | viewed 47,342 times

    Under normal circumstances, energy downturns create a perfect opportunity for deep-pocketed oil and gas heavyweights to land prime assets on the cheap. A good case…

  • U.S. Is The Surprising Winner In China’s LNG Market

    Published 17 June 2020 | viewed 27,019 times

    The natural gas market is reeling from the triple whammy of a stubborn supply overhang, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region--which accounts for nearly two-thirds of…

  • The Most Vulnerable Of The Oil Majors

    Published 16 June 2020 | viewed 38,293 times

    U.S. oil and gas supermajors have come under plenty of flak during the ongoing oil price rout, with some blaming them for the oil price…

  • Smart Money Is Betting On These 5 Exciting Energy Technologies

    Published 15 June 2020 | viewed 26,133 times

    The Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a severe blow to the energy sector well beyond the fossil fuel collapse. The renewable energy industry was in full swing before…

  • Hydrogen Fuel Economy Is Finally Going Mainstream

    Published 14 June 2020 | viewed 73,558 times

    Hydrogen power has been on the market for decades but has never really been able to break the glass ceiling of mass-market appeal, mainly due…

  • Who Will Pay For Russia’s Unprecedented Oil Spill?

    Published 11 June 2020 | viewed 42,205 times

    Five days ago, Russia suffered its worst oil spill in modern history after a fuel storage tank owned by Russian nickel and palladium mining company, Nornickel, collapsed…

  • Bulls Beware: A Dark Cloud Is Forming Over Oil Markets

    Published 10 June 2020 | viewed 64,430 times

    Bullish sentiment appears to have returned to the stock markets with a vengeance. In a historic rally that has taken even die-hard bulls by surprise,…

  • The U.S. Energy Grid Can Be Both Cheaper And Cleaner

    Published 10 June 2020 | viewed 12,400 times

    A radical decarbonization of the U.S. power grid is no longer a clean energy utopia dreamed up by overreaching environmentalists: Now, it could actually help…

  • Why Big Oil Is Investing In India

    Published 08 June 2020 | viewed 22,305 times

    After a brief hiatus following the signing of the Phase One Trade Agreement in January, tensions between Washington and Beijing have once again reached a fever pitch.…

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