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Rupert Hargreaves

Rupert Hargreaves


Rupert has been writing for the Motley Fool since December 2012. He primarily covers tobacco and resource companies with a passion for value-oriented investments.

Recent articles

Cliffs' Management Is Running Out of Time

After reporting a poor second quarter, Cliffs' management is running out of time ahead of a the key vote next week.

Chevron Becomes a World-Leading Producer

Chevron has become a world-leading producer of base oil, an integral part of modern society.

Will Jana's Intervention Boost Apache's Share Price?

Activist fund Jana is pushing Apache's management to make changes. Will the fund's demands create value for investors?

Project Delays Will Cost These Oil Majors Billions

The Kashagan project is delayed and over-budget. The delays are now projected to cost Royal Dutch Shell, Eni, and Total billions.

Will Repsol Really Buy Talisman Energy?

Repsol is rumored to be weighing up an acquisition of Talisman Energy, but will it make the deal?

Philip Morris' Problems Are Not Skin Deep

Philip Morris is suffering from falling margins and a declining volume of cigarettes shipped, this is not something the company can easily avoid.

Offshore Drillers Could Have Further to Fall

Rowan, Transocean, and Seadrill could see their earnings come in lower than expected over the next few years.

ExxonMobil's Exploration Plan Threatened by Russian Sanctions

ExxonMobil is exploring for oil with Russia's Rosneft in the Arctic but this exploration under threat.

These 2 Independent Producers Could Be Buyout Targets

QEP Resources and Oasis Petroleum look undervalued and could be bought out by a larger peer.

BP's Hidden Value

Could BP's value be hidden within its share of Russia oil giant Rosneft?

Talisman Energy Keeps Shrinking, but Where Will It Stop?

Talisman Energy announces yet more asset disposals, but what will be left of the company in the long term?

Is This Huge Dividend Worth the Risk?

Ecopetrol yields 6.5%, but is the payout worth the risk?

Casablanca Isn't the Only Problem for Cliffs Natural Resources

While Cliffs fights off Casablanca Capital, the company is bleeding cash from existing operations.

Here's What Investors Need to Know About Chevron's Second Quarter Update

Chevron has released guidance for its second quarter results, and all in all things look to be progressing well.

The North Sea's Future Is in Question

Chevron, Royal Dutch Shell, and Statoil have put projects in the North Sea on hold as costs surge.

Newmont Mining and Barrick Gold Could Be Forced to Merge

There have recently been several developments that make a merger between Newmont and Barrick more likely.

An Investor's Guide to the Reynolds American and Lorillard Merger

Reynolds and Lorillard are going to merge. Here's a quick guide to what this will mean for investors.

The Long Road Ahead for DryShips Inc.

DryShips reported a strong first quarter but the company still has plenty of obstacles ahead.

Apache's Transformation Reaches Inflection Point

Apache has been transforming itself into a domestic player, and this strategy is paying off.

There's No Relief in Sight for U.S. Coal Miners

The price of coal continues to decline despite a slight bounce, and things are only going to get worse.

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