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Nick Cunningham

Contributor since: 04 Nov 2013

Nick Cunningham

Biography

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

  • U.S. Oil Inventories Set To Spike After Hurricane Harvey

    Published 04 September 2017 | viewed 12,582 times

    The people along the coast of Texas are trying to assess the implications of the toxic stew that Hurricane Harvey unleashed, with exploding chemical plants…

  • How EIA Guestimates Keep Oil Prices Subdued

    Published 03 September 2017 | viewed 17,098 times

    The EIA has once again undercut its previous estimates for U.S. oil production, offering further evidence that the U.S. shale industry is not producing as…

  • Looming Gas Shortage: “Imports Can’t Make Up For This”

    Published 31 August 2017 | viewed 29,106 times

    The East Coast will start feeling the effects of Hurricane Harvey as the gasoline supplied from the Gulf Coast starts to dry up. One of…

  • Hurricane Harvey Is A Disaster For OPEC

    Published 30 August 2017 | viewed 62,523 times

    The skies are clearing over Houston, but the damage from the remaining elements of Hurricane Harvey has spread east to Port Arthur and Lake Charles…

  • European Refiners Set To Benefit From Gulf Coast Chaos

    Published 30 August 2017 | viewed 4,913 times

    The refinery outages from Hurricane Harvey have left a very large, if temporary, void in the refined product supply, a space set to be filled…

  • Texas Shale Hit Hard By Hurricane Harvey

    Published 29 August 2017 | viewed 16,175 times

    Crude oil prices are taking a serious hit from Hurricane Harvey, slammed on multiple fronts at a time when benchmark prices were already showing some…

  • Hurricane Harvey Tosses Global Oil Markets Into Chaos

    Published 28 August 2017 | viewed 17,959 times

    The most powerful Hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years has devastated much of the coast, and the historic flooding is now causing…

  • Could Tech Create A New Paradox Of Plenty?

    Published 27 August 2017 | viewed 11,242 times

    The electric vehicle revolution and the rapid adoption of solar and wind technology will break the world’s dependence on fossil fuels. For many countries, that…

  • The (Only) Culprit Of Coal’s Demise

    Published 24 August 2017 | viewed 5,198 times

    On August 23, the U.S. Department of Energy released a highly anticipated study on the reliability of the U.S. electricity grid, the product of a…

  • Two Countries Could Push Oil Over $50

    Published 23 August 2017 | viewed 21,410 times

    Oil has been struggling to break above $50 per barrel for months, but there are two reasons why prices could be heading north in the…

  • This Critical Oil Price Divergence Could Boost US Exports

    Published 22 August 2017 | viewed 9,164 times

    The gap between the two most important oil benchmarks has widened recently, a symptom of the shifting oil supply/demand dynamics between the U.S. and the…

  • Shale Drillers Head North As The Permian Fills Up

    Published 22 August 2017 | viewed 17,597 times

    Just as the Permian Basin is showing some wear and tear, there is growing interest in a separate shale play to the Permian’s north. The…

  • The Latest Red Flag For U.S. Shale

    Published 21 August 2017 | viewed 20,166 times

    The U.S. shale industry has had a rough few weeks, with a growing number of reports suggesting that the industry is facing much more financial…

  • Canada’s Oil Industry Doomed If Prices Fall Lower

    Published 20 August 2017 | viewed 28,261 times

    Canada’s oil industry has faced a lot of strain lately. The list of oil majors selling off assets and withdrawing from high-cost oil sands is…

  • Trump’s Atlantic Drilling Plan May Be A Lost Cause

    Published 20 August 2017 | viewed 7,575 times

    A key public comment period just ended for revising the offshore exploration program along the U.S. Atlantic Coast, and the path forward might not be…

  • Are Investors Bailing On U.S. Shale?

    Published 17 August 2017 | viewed 14,035 times

    U.S. oil production continues to grow, with the EIA reporting a shocking jump in output last week. Total U.S. production rose to 9.5 million barrels…

  • The Single Biggest Bullish Catalyst For Oil

    Published 16 August 2017 | viewed 26,952 times

    One of the key objectives for OPEC is to bring down inventories, a goal that has been elusive this year. But if the oil futures…

  • IEA: OPEC Must Extend Cuts To Balance Oil Markets

    Published 15 August 2017 | viewed 10,304 times

    U.S. shale is poised to outlast OPEC. It has long been the suspicion of many oil market analysts that the U.S. shale industry was likely…

  • Supply Risks Could Push Oil Prices Higher This Week

    Published 14 August 2017 | viewed 17,382 times

    Oil lost ground in the last few days on slipping OPEC compliance rates and fears of persistent oversupply. But the tightening of the oil market…

  • Will Oil Markets Rebalance Before The OPEC Deal Expires?

    Published 13 August 2017 | viewed 14,613 times

    The oil market is still on track to rebalance, although the pace is “stubborn” and will still take some time, the IEA said in a…

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