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Timothy
Haïdar, EIC

Tim Haidar

Tim Haïdar is Editor in Chief for both Oil & Gas IQ and Energy IQ.

A respected journalist, Tim has been featured on both Channel 4 News and BBC News as an expert in his field.

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In Southeast Asian city-state of Singapore, the government has proposed a carbon emissions tax that could shake up the nation’s oil industry. As part of the 2017 budget, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, announced that a tax of between S$10-S$20 per tonne of greenhouse gas will be meted out to the largest emitters from 2019 onwards. The tax will...Full Article »
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“I’m very good at this, it’s called construction.” - President Donald J. Trump (1946 - ) Now in the third week of the Trump presidency, the Commander-in-Chief of the world's only superpower is flexing his statutory instruments. Since taking office on January 20th, President Trump has used 22 legislative devices - including executive...Full Article »
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It didn't even take 48 hours for the Trump presidency to cause its first controversy. After a prickly first convocation of the world’s media delivered by new White House Press Secretary and Communications Director, Sean Spicer, President Trump’s first public meeting with the intelligence community in Langley, Virginia, was less spiky but...Full Article »
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Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, last week sparked a furious backlash after claiming Alberta’s oil sands industry needed to be “phased out”. His comments, made at a town hall meeting in Ontario, echo the sentiment of an administration that is pledged a lower carbon economy, phasing out subsidies for the hydrocarbons industries and...Full Article »
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On January 6th, adherents of the Christian faith celebrated Epiphany, the observance of the visit of the gift-bearing Magi, three kings from the East, to the newborn Christ child in Judea in the 15th year of the rule of Tiberius Caesar. As the festive season drew to a close, the oil and gas world welcomed the price of a barrel “comfortably”...Full Article »
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After a month of deliberation and conjecture, the president-elect of the United States has chosen arch oilman, the chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson, to be his Secretary of State. The long-time head honcho of the world’s most powerful energy company will now become the world’s most powerful diplomat, a post occupied by six former...Full Article »
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In a historic move, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) last week agreed to the first cut in production for eight years. Two years to the day since the world's most powerful cartel decided to let oil prices flit on the winds of the global markets, the 14-member combine has agreed to slash 1.2 million barrels per day (...Full Article »
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“The kitchen oven is reliable, but it's made us lazy.” - Jamie Oliver (1975 - ) Tomorrow, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will convene for their 171st (Ordinary) OPEC Meeting in the Vienna, to discuss a potential production cut. Now where have we heard that before? Ah, that’s right, before every extraordinary and...Full Article »
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As the last remnants of ticker-tape and glitter have been expunged all across the United States, the palpable feelings of both hope and despair still cling to the land like rust to metal. As the president-elect prepares for his inauguration in the palatial surrounds of the 58-storey Trump Tower, a man in a squat, three-storey rotunda is...Full Article »
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President-elect of the Unites States of America, Donald Trump and his transition team are in the midst of selecting more than 4,000 political appointees to fulfill leadership and policymaking positions in his administration.One of these positions is his Secretary for Energy, a post whose occupant will hold the keys of state to the world’s...Full Article »
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