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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

  • China And India On Aggressive Electric Vehicle Push

    Published 14 May 2017 | viewed 12,238 times

    China and India are rolling out plans to dramatically accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), initiatives that have prompted the IEA to take notice…

  • Can Tesla’s Solar Roof Smash The Competition?

    Published 11 May 2017 | viewed 19,632 times

    To much fanfare, Tesla’s Elon Musk unveiled his company’s newest creation on Wednesday – the solar roof. Tesla’s new solar roof has the appearance of…

  • Why Goldman Thinks You Should Go Long On Oil

    Published 10 May 2017 | viewed 48,102 times

    As pessimism sweeps over the oil market, a few prominent voices are unbowed, arguing that the market is well on its way towards balance. Goldman…

  • Libya, Nigeria, And Iraq – A Triple Threat To The OPEC Deal

    Published 10 May 2017 | viewed 9,565 times

    Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Khalid al-Falih tried to put the markets at ease by all but confirming that OPEC would extend its production cuts through…

  • Oil Below $65 Per Barrel…For Years

    Published 09 May 2017 | viewed 22,950 times

    Recognizing that something had to be done to halt the latest crash in oil prices, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister went public with his support not…

  • Will Hedge Funds Drive Oil Prices Even Lower?

    Published 08 May 2017 | viewed 14,206 times

    Andurand Capital reportedly liquidated all of its bullish bets on crude oil in recent days after posting steep losses so far this year. The fund…

  • Could Oil Drop To $42?

    Published 07 May 2017 | viewed 19,107 times

    The 5 percent selloff in oil prices on May 4 serves as a painful reminder that the oil market is still woefully oversupplied. But why…

  • Why Are The Oil Markets Crashing?

    Published 04 May 2017 | viewed 70,646 times

    WTI and Brent continued to tumble on Thursday, dropping to their lowest levels since the announcement of the OPEC deal back in November. Brent actually…

  • Trump Flirting With The Idea Of A Federal Gasoline Tax Increase

    Published 03 May 2017 | viewed 9,770 times

    U.S. President Donald Trump flirted with raising the federal gasoline tax this week, raising eyebrows by showing an openness to tackle a problem that has…

  • French Oil Giant Total Earning Like It's 2014

    Published 03 May 2017 | viewed 8,699 times

    Profits are finally on the rise again for the oil majors. Big Oil reported its best quarter in years, a sign that the industry is…

  • Are Gasoline Prices About To Crash? Glut Moves Downstream

    Published 02 May 2017 | viewed 17,334 times

    U.S. crude oil inventories have finally started to decline, a potentially momentous turning point in the three-year market downturn. Oil storage levels have been climbing…

  • The Return Of Bearishness In Oil Markets

    Published 01 May 2017 | viewed 19,959 times

    The oil bears are gaining leverage over the bulls as confidence in the stability of crude prices continues to wane. Oil prices traded above $50…

  • U.S. Shale Rebound Hobbled By Higher Drilling Costs

    Published 30 April 2017 | viewed 18,222 times

    Optimism surrounding the potential increase in oil prices is fading with WTI back below $50 per barrel. Nevertheless, the oil industry is doing much better than…

  • IEA Sees Much Tighter Oil Market As New Discoveries Crash

    Published 27 April 2017 | viewed 32,953 times

    The volume of new oil discoveries hit a record low in 2016, the result of severe cuts to exploration budgets amid plummeting oil prices. The…

  • Exxon Hikes Dividend Yet Again, Despite Low Oil Prices

    Published 27 April 2017 | viewed 8,323 times

    ExxonMobil has continued its streak of hiking its dividend, announcing another increase in its payout to shareholders on Wednesday. The oil major has boosted its…

  • Will Trump Spark An Offshore Drilling Boom?

    Published 26 April 2017 | viewed 14,344 times

    In a bid to fend off criticism over a dearth of achievements in his first 100 days in office, President Trump plans to sign a…

  • Top 5 Risks To Oil Prices

    Published 25 April 2017 | viewed 20,317 times

    Global oil inventories have started to decline and the supply/demand balance will soon tip into a deficit, if it hasn’t already. That will accelerate the…

  • The Bullish Case For Oil Is Fading Fast

    Published 24 April 2017 | viewed 37,886 times

    Oil prices took another dip on Monday, and with WTI down to $49 per barrel, crude oil has given up most of the gains that…

  • Has The OPEC Deal Been A Success?

    Published 23 April 2017 | viewed 13,118 times

    Oil prices took a hit last week after doubts resurfaced over the odds of an OPEC extension. The chances of an extension still seem good,…

  • Does The Biggest Winner Of The OPEC Deal Support An Extension?

    Published 20 April 2017 | viewed 11,852 times

    OPEC continues to make progress on cooperation as they close in on an agreement to extend their production cuts for another six months. On April…

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