Sarfaraz A. Khan is an independent capital market analyst and a finance writer. Khan earned an MBA from the University of Aberdeen, located in the heart of the UK's oil and gas industry. His specialty lies in energy stocks. He also covers consumer goods, services sector, technology stocks, emerging markets and ETFs. His work appears on TheStreet and Seeking Alpha.
Recent Articles By The Author
CSX Poised for Growth, Despite Threats to Crude-by-Rail Business
Railroad giant CSX is positioned to benefit from broader economic growth, as well as the accelerating recovery of the housing sector.
Low Oil Prices Will Catch Up With Exxon's Fourth-Quarter Results
The oil giant managed to maintain earnings growth in the third quarter but it won't be so lucky in the fourth quarter.
Consol Energy Is the Best Stock in a Dismal Coal Sector
The coal producer is outperforming because it is transitioning from a dependence on coal.
Plunging Energy Prices Slow Development of Tuscaloosa Marine Shale
The formation, home to the last major untapped shale oil resource in the U.S., is one of the most expensive places to drill for oil and gas.
Diamondback Energy Will Be Profitable Even if Oil Prices Stay Low
The Texas-based oil producer benefits from having low-cost assets that break even when crude oil is as low as $45 a barrel.
Will Lower Oil Prices Threaten Whiting Petroleum, the New King of Bakken?
Here’s how the company is dealing with low prices while relying on production from the high-cost Bakken shale formation.
Offshore Driller Transocean's Dividend Is Safe Despite Oil Woes
Transocean’s dividend will come under review in March 2015, but the Swiss company’s payouts are safe, even as it operates older rigs in a down market. Here’s why.
U.S. Steel’s Turnaround Could Get Scrapped in a Down Market
U.S Steel’s earnings may have peaked, analysts warn, as the company will face a tougher pricing environment next year.
Why the Selloff in Oasis Petroleum Shares May Be Overdone
The shares of the young company have tanked this year on mounting fears about its future in a down market, but investors might have underestimated this oil producer.
Calpine Is Getting Boost From an Unlikely Source: the White House
Unlike its competitors, wholesale electricity provider Calpine could profit from America’s carbon emission reduction ambitions and reforms initiated by the nation's largest electricity grid operator.