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Nick Cunningham

Contributor since: 04 Nov 2013

Nick Cunningham

Nick Cunningham is a freelance writer on oil and gas, renewable energy, climate change, energy policy and geopolitics. He is based in Pittsburgh, PA.

Latest articles from Nick

  • Corn Industry Battered By Shocking Ethanol Decision

    Published 15 August 2019 | viewed 129,347 times

    The Trump administration has tried to thread the needle between the corn ethanol and oil refining industries, as the two battle it out over federal…

  • Will We See An Oil Supply Glut In 2020?

    Published 14 August 2019 | viewed 10,155 times

    Oil prices seem to be in big trouble, with a supply glut set to hit the market in 2020 and a potential economic recession looming.…

  • Oil Markets Face Nightmare Scenario

    Published 14 August 2019 | viewed 28,772 times

    Oil prices rose sharply on Tuesday after President Trump decided to delay tariffs, recognizing the negative impact tariffs would have on the U.S. economy. But…

  • Gas Flaring “Running Rampant” In The Permian

    Published 13 August 2019 | viewed 25,368 times

    Gas flaring in the Permian basin is “running rampant,” and may not be fully resolved even after new gas pipelines come online. Texas is now…

  • Saudis Consider All Options Amid Oil Price Slide

    Published 12 August 2019 | viewed 23,715 times

    Last week, oil prices were in free fall, but all it took was a simple rumor to halt the meltdown. WTI was just a whisker…

  • Texas Crude Is Fetching Better Prices

    Published 12 August 2019 | viewed 12,823 times

    Several major oil pipelines connecting West Texas to the Gulf Coast are set to come online in the next few weeks and months, allowing more…

  • Trump Pushes Venezuela To The Brink

    Published 11 August 2019 | viewed 26,705 times

    The Trump administration has taken its regime change campaign in Venezuela to the next level, initiating a new set of sanctions that some analysts liken…

  • Time Is Almost Up For U.S. Shale

    Published 08 August 2019 | viewed 73,565 times

    A top U.S. shale executive said that it may only be the Midland basin in the Permian that can grow production beyond 2025. Aside from…

  • Oil Supply Growth Under Fire From Low Oil Prices

    Published 08 August 2019 | viewed 10,652 times

    Fears of weakening demand continue to drag down oil prices, which in turn could cut into supply growth. “Concerns about demand and the escalating trade…

  • Oil Craters On Fears of Currency War

    Published 07 August 2019 | viewed 15,142 times

    Oil prices plunged on Wednesday as fears of economic recession rose after a wave of interest rate cuts from around the world. In rapid succession,…

  • Big Oil Profits Lag Despite Rising Production

    Published 06 August 2019 | viewed 8,576 times

    The oil majors posted mixed results when they revealed their earnings for the second quarter, despite an increase in production in many cases. The danger…

  • The Threat That Will Send Oil Down To $10

    Published 06 August 2019 | viewed 43,134 times

    Oil prices will need to trade at around $9 to $10 per barrel in the long run if gasoline is going to be able to…

  • Oil Crashes On New Trade War Escalation

    Published 05 August 2019 | viewed 12,561 times

    Oil resumed its decline on Monday after China showed signs of not backing down in the face of more tariffs from the United States. It…

  • Oil Price Correction Triggers Shale Meltdown

    Published 04 August 2019 | viewed 50,736 times

    It was a rough week for the U.S. shale industry. A series of earnings reports came out in recent days, and while some drillers beat…

  • Why Oil Prices Plunged Today

    Published 01 August 2019 | viewed 57,286 times

    Oil traders – along with financial markets everywhere – were disappointed with the decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve despite the first interest rate cut…

  • Libya’s Oil Production Falls Below 1 Million Bpd

    Published 01 August 2019 | viewed 6,390 times

    Libya’s oil production plunged to a five-month low this week, dragged down by another outage at the country’s largest oil field. On July 30, Libya’s…

  • Oil Crashes As Trade War Escalates

    Published 01 August 2019 | viewed 48,356 times

    Oil prices crashed on Thursday immediately after President Trump announced another round of tariffs on China. ...during the talks the U.S. will start, on September…

  • Oil Trapped In Narrow Price Band

    Published 31 July 2019 | viewed 17,005 times

    Oil prices appear to be trapped within a relatively narrow range, squeezed between competing forces on both the upside and downside. There is no shortage…

  • The Bakken Oil Boom Is Facing A New Bottleneck

    Published 31 July 2019 | viewed 17,271 times

    Bakken drillers could struggle to grow oil production as they may soon run into transportation bottlenecks. The latest snag comes from a new law in…

  • Has US Shale Gas Production Peaked?

    Published 30 July 2019 | viewed 15,938 times

    Natural gas drillers are in trouble, with prices continuing to fall to new multi-year lows.  The gas industry faces both short- and long-term headwinds. Slowing…

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