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Nick Cunningham

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Nick Cunningham

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

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  • Keystone XL Still Faces Obstacles Even With Trump’s Approval

    Published 25 January 2017 | viewed 9,482 times

    President Donald Trump moved to fulfill one of his campaign promises on Tuesday, signing an executive order to revive the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines.…

  • Why Oil Won’t Rally Above $60 In The Near Term

    Published 23 January 2017 | viewed 18,171 times

    Last week the IEA warned that rising non-OPEC production could put an end to the OPEC-fueled price rally that began in late November after the…

  • Trump Won’t Stop The Clean Energy Revolution

    Published 22 January 2017 | viewed 8,184 times

    It is the dawn of a new era and the oil and gas industry is chomping at the bit as the most industry-friendly administration in…

  • Despite OPEC Deal Oil Prices Could Fall Sharply From Here

    Published 19 January 2017 | viewed 21,467 times

    The impact of the OPEC production cuts could be much more muted than many had hoped for as non-OPEC output comes roaring back in 2017.…

  • The U.S. Is Shaping Up For Another Pipeline Saga

    Published 18 January 2017 | viewed 9,159 times

    Incoming President Donald Trump might quickly move to resolve the massive problem that Energy Transfer Partners has on its hands in the Dakota Access Pipeline,…

  • Declining Chinese Oil Production Could Help Boost Oil Prices

    Published 17 January 2017 | viewed 14,458 times

    While all eyes are on OPEC to see whether or not they will follow through on production cuts, there is another major source of oil…

  • Saudi Arabia To Spend $50 Billion On Massive Solar Push

    Published 16 January 2017 | viewed 22,929 times

    Saudi Arabia’s energy minister, Khalid Al-Falih, said that his country will begin soliciting bids for a “massive” renewable energy push, with spending to be ramped…

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

    Published 15 January 2017 | viewed 19,189 times

    Oil prices have been showing signs of weakness in recent days as concerns over excess supply are starting to crop up once again, potentially slamming…

  • U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Continue To Close

    Published 12 January 2017 | viewed 17,190 times

    New York City’s major source of electricity for more than four decades could be taken offline in the next few years, a major victory for…

  • Blockbuster Oil Deal In Argentina Could Trigger Drilling Boom

    Published 11 January 2017 | viewed 24,739 times

    A blockbuster deal between the oil and gas industry, labor unions, and the Argentine government could pave the way for a flood of new investment…

  • U.S. Oil And Gas Jobs See First Gains In 2 Years

    Published 10 January 2017 | viewed 11,092 times

    Rising rig counts and an uptick in drilling activity is leading to a rebound in employment in the oil and gas industry, according to recent…

  • Oil Prices Running Out Of Reasons To Rally

    Published 09 January 2017 | viewed 29,582 times

    Oil prices faltered at the start of the second week of the year, as fears set in about a rapid rebound in U.S. shale production.…

  • Lithium Prices Set To Jump As Tesla Doubles Global Battery Production

    Published 08 January 2017 | viewed 17,545 times

    Tesla fired up the gigafactory in the first week of 2017, which could mark a turning point for the energy storage industry. The gigafactory in…

  • Has U.S. Gasoline Demand Peaked?

    Published 05 January 2017 | viewed 12,458 times

    Several years of low gasoline prices have upended a decade-long shift towards more fuel efficient vehicles in the United States. For two years in a…

  • Shrinking Contango Points To OPEC Deal Success

    Published 04 January 2017 | viewed 7,324 times

    The OPEC deal has sparked a rally in prices over the past few weeks, and crucially, it has also started to alter the shape of…

  • Oil Major Shell Plans To Shrink As Oil Rebounds

    Published 03 January 2017 | viewed 15,028 times

    Oil prices are rising and the industry is poised for a rebound, with U.S. shale spending set to soar in 2017. But for Royal Dutch…

  • A Correction In Crude Is Around The Corner

    Published 02 January 2017 | viewed 52,715 times

    In the days leading up to the implementation of the OPEC deal, investors continue to remain bullish on oil prices. Hedge funds and money managers…

  • OPEC’s Spare Capacity Will Calm Oil Markets In 2017

    Published 01 January 2017 | viewed 16,487 times

    There is a wide variety of opinions on whether or not OPEC will deliver on its promised cuts of 1.2 million barrels per day, and…

  • Shale Spending Is Set To Soar

    Published 29 December 2016 | viewed 17,350 times

    Oil prices are rising and the worst of the downturn appears to be over. After two years of spending cuts, 2017 could mark the first…

  • Has The OPEC Rally Gone Too Far?

    Published 28 December 2016 | viewed 21,031 times

    Oil prices continue to edge up as 2016 comes to a close, a dramatic turnaround for the industry compared to the start of the year.…

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