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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.

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  • Oil Prices At A Ceiling, Or Just Getting Started?

    Published 27 September 2017 | viewed 26,786 times

    Oil moved back into bull market territory this week, with Brent prices jumping to a more than two-year high at $58 per barrel. A confluence…

  • Kurdish Vote Won’t Spark A Sustained Oil Price Rally

    Published 26 September 2017 | viewed 8,634 times

    Turkey and Iraq have stepped up the pressure on Kurdistan after the semi-autonomous region of Iraq voted for independence. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened…

  • What Happens If Trump Trashes The Iran Nuclear Deal?

    Published 25 September 2017 | viewed 13,200 times

    U.S. President Donald Trump trashed the Iran nuclear deal at the UN last week, sparking speculation about whether he intends to pull the U.S. out…

  • OPEC’s Premature Victory Lap

    Published 24 September 2017 | viewed 9,291 times

    OPEC met on Friday to review the progress of their work over the past 9 months, assessing whether or not they should extend their current…

  • Expect A Major Leap In U.S. Oil Exports

    Published 21 September 2017 | viewed 13,836 times

    The Gulf Coast was ravaged by Hurricane Harvey, and the effects are going to take time to wear off, but the situation has also made…

  • Trump Aims For Arctic Oil And Gas

    Published 21 September 2017 | viewed 5,964 times

    The Trump administration is trying to lay the groundwork to open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for oil and gas drilling, according to…

  • Can Oil Prices Hit $60 In 2018?

    Published 20 September 2017 | viewed 21,637 times

    With Brent oil prices hovering right around $55 per barrel—the highest level in months—the oil market has picked up momentum. There are plenty of pitfalls…

  • The OPEC Deal: Why Iraq’s Words Matter

    Published 20 September 2017 | viewed 5,414 times

    OPEC could extend its production cuts through the end of 2018 in an effort to rebalance the market, according to comments from Iraq’s oil minister.…

  • IEA: Price Spike Coming In 2020

    Published 18 September 2017 | viewed 34,551 times

    The oil market has been awash in crude for more than three years, and OPEC has struggled to accelerate the rebalancing effort, but the world…

  • Sub-$50 Oil Could Kill Shale

    Published 17 September 2017 | viewed 26,695 times

    Oil prices are at their highest levels in months on the back of strong demand and some key supply outages around the world. But the…

  • Is The Sun Setting On The Solar Boom?

    Published 14 September 2017 | viewed 9,057 times

    The U.S. solar industry is expected to see its expansion significantly curtailed this year after installing record capacity in 2016, marking the first annual decline…

  • The Most Bullish Oil Report This Year

    Published 13 September 2017 | viewed 38,976 times

    Despite the huge uncertainties related to the two massive hurricanes that hit the U.S., the global oil market looks tighter than it has in a…

  • Schlumberger’s Gamble Could Change Oilfield Services Forever

    Published 13 September 2017 | viewed 69,714 times

    The world’s largest oilfield services firm has decided that it should take an ownership stake in upstream oil and gas production, rather than simply provide…

  • Hurricane Irma’s Wrath Weighs On Natural Gas

    Published 12 September 2017 | viewed 7,194 times

    Hurricane Irma has left millions of people without power in Florida, a critical situation that could take a painfully long period of time to sort…

  • How OPEC Was Hurt By The Hurricanes

    Published 11 September 2017 | viewed 9,968 times

    Hurricane Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm early Monday, although it is still bringing floods and damage to much of Florida as it makes…

  • Refiners Boost Output, But Irma Could Dent Demand

    Published 10 September 2017 | viewed 6,488 times

    Texas continues to recover from Hurricane Harvey, and many of the disrupted refineries are ramping up production once again. But the ripple effects from the…

  • The North Sea Oil Recovery Is Dead In The Water

    Published 07 September 2017 | viewed 26,353 times

    The oil majors issued a vote of confidence for the North Sea in recent days, citing precipitous declines in the cost of production, which they…

  • What Happens If The OPEC Deal Expires?

    Published 06 September 2017 | viewed 8,059 times

    OPEC appears to be nervous that its production cut deal will once again fall short, and the group is already discussing the possibility of yet…

  • Oil Markets Need To Plan For EV Dominance

    Published 06 September 2017 | viewed 8,961 times

    There will be more than a billion electric vehicles on the road by 2050, according to Morgan Stanley, adding one more voice to notion that…

  • Hurricane Irma Could Destroy Oil Demand

    Published 05 September 2017 | viewed 57,042 times

    About half of the shuttered refining capacity along the Gulf Coast could be back up and running by Thursday, assuaging concerns about the possibility of…

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