James Stafford

James Stafford

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James Stafford is the Founder and Publisher of, the most popular energy news site focusing on oil and gas, alternative energy and geopolitics. He oversees the website’s content, direction, and overall strategy, and publishes articles on various energy-related topics, offering his insights and analysis on the market. Stafford has a key understanding of the energy market dynamics. He also has a decade of experience in private banking and asset management. Previously, he worked with a number of Fortune 500 firms such as Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, and Pictet Group. Stafford has authored numerous articles for CNBC, The New York Times, Huffington post, Financial Times, and hundreds of other business journals.

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  • has grown to become the largest energy-focused news and analysis platform globally.

  • The website provides news, analysis and commentary on crude oil prices and markets, natural gas, alternative energy, geopolitics, and the energy sector.

  • The website features original reporting and investigative pieces, and is widely cited by major news outlets and financial institutions.

  • works with the largest names in financial news and provides news and analysis to sites such as CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Nasdaq, Fortune, TIME Magazine, Huffington Post, USA Today, CNN Money, Business Insider and hundreds of others.

  • Key features: Live oil price charts, news articles and analysis, investment research, videos and podcasts, and interactive tools.


  • Stafford often writes about oil and gas exploration, hydrogen development, electric vehicles, and broader trends impacting the energy sector.

  • He has authored articles for prominent publications like CNBC, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and the Financial Times

  • He has also been featured at Fortune, Business Insider, and Business Wire, among others.