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Nick Cunningham

Contributor since: 04 Nov 2013

Nick Cunningham

Biography

Nick Cunningham is a Vermont-based writer on energy and environmental issues. You can follow him on twitter.

Latest articles from Nick

  • U.S. Shale Set To Kill Oil Price Rally

    Published 07 December 2016 | viewed 31,000 times

    The resurgence of U.S. shale will undermine the OPEC-fueled price rally, capping oil prices at roughly $50 per barrel through 2017. That is the conclusion…

  • OPEC Cheating Will Cap Oil At $52

    Published 06 December 2016 | viewed 23,564 times

    OPEC succeeded in pulling off what many thought was impossible, overcoming mutual disdain and mistrust to reach a deal on reducing its oil output. Oil…

  • Natural Gas Prices At Highest Level In Two Years

    Published 04 December 2016 | viewed 10,230 times

    Amid all the headlines about Donald Trump and OPEC, very few news outlets noticed the remarkable increase in natural gas prices in November. Gas futures…

  • OPEC Deal Could Trigger Drilling Boom In U.S. Shale

    Published 01 December 2016 | viewed 39,212 times

    If anyone is cheering the news of an OPEC deal it is U.S. shale producers. The OPEC agreement sent oil prices shooting up this week,…

  • The OPEC Deal: Here Are The Details

    Published 30 November 2016 | viewed 79,596 times

    Oil prices surged more than 8 percent on Wednesday as OPEC shocked the world and reached an agreement to cut production. If OPEC members succeed…

  • Oil Prices To Sink Or Skyrocket – What Can We Expect

    Published 29 November 2016 | viewed 38,271 times

    We are hours away from the highly anticipated OPEC meeting and oil analysts are coalescing around two possible scenarios that leave very little middle ground:…

  • Saudi Arabia Is Willing To Sink The OPEC Deal

    Published 28 November 2016 | viewed 28,448 times

    After two months of trying to convince its OPEC peers to get on board with a production cut, it could end up being Saudi Arabia…

  • Can An OPEC Deal Save Venezuelan Oil From Total Collapse?

    Published 27 November 2016 | viewed 9,925 times

    At times it seems that Venezuela’s economic crisis cannot get any worse. Food shortages, electricity blackouts, and scarce medical supplies have created a humanitarian disaster…

  • The Economy Needs Higher Oil Prices – Goldman Sachs

    Published 24 November 2016 | viewed 36,821 times

    OPEC is closing in on a deal to cut production, which will surely cause oil prices to rise. Oil is already almost back to $50…

  • What Happens To Oil If Trump Tears Up Iran Nuclear Deal

    Published 23 November 2016 | viewed 74,655 times

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to rip up the Iranian nuclear agreement on Day 1, and reimpose sanctions on Iran. The move could potentially…

  • Is OPEC Playing The Oil Markets Again?

    Published 22 November 2016 | viewed 22,814 times

    Oil prices moved back up closer to $50 per barrel on the sudden surge in optimism surrounding an OPEC deal. With the meeting just days…

  • Obama Scraps Arctic Drilling Ahead Of Trump Presidency

    Published 21 November 2016 | viewed 8,233 times

    The Obama administration is rushing to get a flurry of priorities done before Donald Trump takes office. One of those items was a five-year lease…

  • Electric Cars Provide Little Threat To Oil Demand

    Published 20 November 2016 | viewed 11,052 times

    Chevy is about to release its all-electric Bolt. Tesla will soon put its Model 3 on sale. More than a dozen additional EV models will…

  • Why The Permian Just Got Even Hotter

    Published 17 November 2016 | viewed 19,490 times

    The U.S. Geological Survey just published an assessment of oil reserves for a section of the Permian Basin, revealing the largest estimate of continuous oil…

  • Are The Saudis About To Reveal The Best Kept Secret In Oil?

    Published 16 November 2016 | viewed 84,734 times

    One of the oil world’s longest and best kept secrets may finally be revealed. Saudi Arabia is preparing to unveil how much oil it holds,…

  • Low Oil Prices May Force An OPEC Deal

    Published 15 November 2016 | viewed 16,140 times

    Oil prices plunged to three-month lows on Monday on market speculation that OPEC would not be able to follow through on its pledge to cut…

  • Can Trump Derail The EV Revolution?

    Published 14 November 2016 | viewed 9,581 times

    The day after the November 8th U.S. presidential election, the stock prices for electric car maker Tesla plunged 5 percent. Solar and wind stocks also…

  • Trump May Open Up Arctic Drilling

    Published 13 November 2016 | viewed 9,639 times

    Much has been made about President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to dismantle environmental regulations and streamline regulations that could lead to the construction of more pipelines.…

  • Will Trump Open Up New Oil And Gas Reserves?

    Published 12 November 2016 | viewed 3,205 times

    Friday November 11, 2016 In the latest edition of the Numbers Report, we’ll take a look at some of the most interesting figures put out…

  • Trump To Clear Way For Oil Pipelines

    Published 10 November 2016 | viewed 20,487 times

    Donald Trump’s victory could ultimately lead to a lot more oil pipelines moving forward, one sector of the fossil fuel industry specifically targeted by environmentalists…

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