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The natural resources sector has suffered significantly as a result of the pandemic, and many businesses have had to reassess their definitions of viability and profitability. There has been a lot of talk recently about how crypto mining could be a good way to change the point of viability for…


No one seems to be using the word jittery about oil prices at the moment, but it seems appropriate under the circumstances. Some countries are reimposing Covid-19 restrictions in the face of increasing cases and struggling healthcare systems, and this has had a dampening effect on the price of oil…


Everyone is looking forward to the point where we can consign Covid-19 to the history books, but there is a decent chance that it is going to linger for some time to come. …


We have all learned a great deal about ourselves, our businesses and our societies over the course of the pandemic. But perhaps one of the most interesting lessons has been that technology has enabled the markets to take it all in its stride.

The financial markets have changed immeasurably over…


While there are fireworks in other markets, the wine sector has quietly spent the last two decades going about its business, delivering enjoyment and impressively solid market returns. It’s a sector that faces significant challenges, but there are also considerable rewards available for people that are willing to put the…


Bitcoin and several other cryptocurrencies appear to exist beyond the rules and logic of the financial markets. This is fine when the market is small and populated by consenting investors who recognise the opportunities but have a clear understanding of the associated risks. But the cryptocurrency sector’s ascension to a…


2021 has, perhaps surprisingly, been positive for the oil sector so far. Prices are simmering away at two-year highs, and plenty of analysts are making positive noises about the sector. Some are even talking about USD100, per barrel by the end of the year. The challenges of the last eighteen…


There are several debates around the pros and cons of government backed sovereign cryptocurrencies. …


The oil industry has endured a torrid couple of years, struggling to adapt to the significant short-term challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic while simultaneously trying to respond to the changing nature of global energy requirements. …


Bitcoin, politely, has been a rollercoaster over the last year. Many have described it as a bubble. But perhaps what is more interesting than the price itself is that if it is a bubble, it has uniquely been inflated twice. There could be something beyond hyperbole that is driving the…

Kay Rieck

Iam Kay Rieck and been active on the investment side of the oil and gas sector for more than two decades.

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