Adam studied journalism and communications at Rhodes University in South Africa. He boasts over five years of experience within the media/communications sphere and is currently editor and analyst of a B2B print title focusing on the marine fuels/oil sector. He is also a freelance writer across a wide range of business titles, including Leadership Magazine, African Communications and African Decisions.
Adam covers a wide range of commodities for the Investing News Network, primarily focusing on rare earth, oil and gas. Throughout his copywriting career he has been based in Africa, Europe and North America, which has allowed him to diversify and build upon his knowledge of global commodities and market trends. Adam currently resides in Vancouver, Canada.
Despite oil price volatility, a number of investors retain the bullish belief that based on a few important fundamentals, the Canadian energy sector will record significant growth in the medium to long term.
Natural gas prices are up 38 percent from mid-February, meaning that gas is one of the world’s best-performing commodities so far this year. While that is good news for producers, investors are questioning whether this trend can be sustained.
As global oil demand and prices continue to rise, an increasing number of exploration and production companies are choosing to focus their efforts on West Africa. Boasting some of the world’s highest-potential oil and gas reserves, this region is becoming increasingly attractive to investors.
Western Canadian oil companies have seen the price of their crude drop on the back of a lack of pipeline outlets, growing North American production and unplanned refinery shutdowns. Is this decline likely to continue?