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Anes Alic

Anes Alic

Contributor since: 29 Sep 2011

Anes Alic

Anes Alic is a veteran investigative journalist and writer whose work in everything from anti-terrorism and high-level politics, to industry, investing and IT has won him international accolades. He is the former director of ISA Intel global due diligence operations. He is based in the United States.

Latest articles from Anes

  • Markets Unfazed By $100 Billion Saudi Shale Plan

    Published 01 March 2020 | viewed 38,421 times

    For a commodity going through one of its worst slumps ever, you would think that a major oil company bringing more of it to an…

  • Real Energy Independence Is An Illusion

    Published 15 February 2020 | viewed 15,462 times

    Ultimately, energy independence is an illusion in the era of globalization because the hyper connectedness of the market makes it impossible. Still, it’s a never-ending…

  • Oil Bulls Are In For A Bitter Disappointment

    Published 10 February 2020 | viewed 26,420 times

    For those still busy hedging on the spread of the coronavirus, a more sustainable threat to energy investments continues with the disappointingly dull impact of…

  • The Energy Market's Most Important ETFs

    Published 29 January 2020 | viewed 10,293 times

    An ETF explosion has taken over the financial market as exchange-traded funds enjoy the lion’s share of investment dollars globally--even as investors continue flocking to…

  • 5 Niche Energy ETFs You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

    Published 28 January 2020 | viewed 9,348 times

    Since their inception nearly three decades ago, exchange-traded funds, aka ETFs, have become an integral part of the average investor’s portfolio thanks to some key…

  • The Hottest Energy Investment Niche Of 2020

    Published 19 January 2020 | viewed 15,355 times

    What a difference a decade can make. Ten years ago, Li-ion batteries were mostly confined to phones and personal computers; fast-forward to the present and…

  • Will The Permian Peak This Year?

    Published 16 January 2020 | viewed 20,754 times

    Ticker: Just a few years back, the U.S. shale industry was drowning in a sea of hubris, with pompous  experts making outrageous claims such as…

  • What One Oil Company Did Differently To Surge 27% In A Day

    Published 09 January 2020 | viewed 20,298 times

    Shareholders be prepared: The way oil companies announce new discoveries may be about to change - but don’t panic. You’re being kept in the dark…

  • The Middle East Oil Conflict That Could Be Bigger Than The Iran Crisis

    Published 07 January 2020 | viewed 29,800 times

    While all are distracted by the vast display of smoke and mirrors surrounding the US-Iran conflict, General Haftar is taking control of Libya--and all its…

  • The Hottest Permian Takeover Targets For 2020

    Published 06 January 2020 | viewed 34,045 times

    Not counting the decade’s largest acquisition deal, the $57-billion Occidental takeover of Anadarko, 2019 saw only $39 billion in oil and gas deals. But if…

  • These Oil Stocks Are Soaring As Middle East Risk Explodes

    Published 03 January 2020 | viewed 26,627 times

    Oil prices gained $3 overnight, but there is a lineup of stocks benefitting from the fear premium following the assassination of Qasem Soleimani, the head…

  • This Tech Giant Just Entered The Battery Business

    Published 28 December 2019 | viewed 21,130 times

    Investors have been battling with the battery paradox for years. The answer might see us ditch heavy metals for something as random as … seawater. …

  • Is This The Beginning Of The End For Fossil Fuels?

    Published 26 December 2019 | viewed 52,240 times

    The eventual death of oil and thermal coal won’t come from environmentalists, or even directly from renewable energy--it will come when big banks decide to…

  • Is LNG Actually The Future Of Energy?

    Published 22 December 2019 | viewed 47,314 times

    Drillers and investors who are getting pummeled in the threadbare LNG market might not be sold anymore on the idea that natural gas is the…

  • The War For Ultimate Control Over Libya’s Oil

    Published 19 December 2019 | viewed 15,255 times

    Libya’s General Haftar is closing in on Tripoli, which in turn is prompting a sudden uptick in Turkish activity on behalf of the Tripoli-based government,…

  • From Boom To Bust: Permian Shale Towns Face Exodus

    Published 17 December 2019 | viewed 63,272 times

    Perhaps it’s not evident to anyone who is not an oil-worker living in America’s biggest shale towns, but signs of the shale slowdown predicted by…

  • Are Energy Stocks Hot Again?

    Published 12 December 2019 | viewed 16,290 times

    Is the battered energy sector about to stage a major turnaround, or are contrarian investors trying to catch a falling knife? That’s the million-dollar question…

  • Why Exxon’s Stock Could Hit $100 In 2020

    Published 11 December 2019 | viewed 45,457 times

    Exxon investors’ long-time suffering may end in the New Year.  Oil and gas giant ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) could soon go from bleeding cash to gushing…

  • These Secretive Oil Companies Control $3 Trillion In Wealth

    Published 09 December 2019 | viewed 37,442 times

    They control the vast majority of the world’s oil and gas assets, yet the average person has never even heard of them, outside of those…

  • The Fastest Growing Energy Sectors Of 2019

    Published 07 December 2019 | viewed 44,505 times

    Whether you’re bullish or bearish on oil and gas or renewables, when it comes to 2019 growth, there were clear winners and losers, and oil…

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