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Tim Haïdar

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 the last fortnight, the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter has been shut off by land, sea and air from its immediate neighbours. Further from our coverage of the crisis last week, the six nations leading the charge to blackball the gas-rich monarchy have now drawn up a “sanctions list” of individuals and organisations...Full Article »
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The dip in oil prices that has plagued the oil and gas industry in the past 24 months has not spared the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) sector. In this analysis, we ask a panel of experts from the financial part of the industry what they think would best advance the bankability of an FPSO project in such an adverse climate....Full Article »
While many commentators and all major bookmakers are still pointing to a Conservative victory, recent experience has shown us that polls are not as trustworthy as they used to be. In the event of a hung parliament and a Labour minority government, or a Labour-led coalition supported by the Liberal Democrats and Scottish National Party (SNP),...Full Article »
In a swift and scything multilateral decision, six Arab states have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter. Spearheaded by Saudi Arabia and Egypt; Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and embattled Libya and Yemen have all agreed to suspend airborne and seaborne travel to and from the...Full Article »
Will US-Saudi relations be tested by re-energised shale? Not a chance. “We have to coexist” said Saudi Arabian energy minister, Khalid Al-Falih, at Opec’s recent Vienna meet. Taken out of context, he could have been talking about the two wings of the oil cartel that have emerged since the oil price nosedive of 2014. In fact, he was...Full Article »
Blockchain is best known as the architecture that underpins the cryptocurrency, bitcoin. However, the technology that drives digital money could also be the rolled out into most areas of business. In this article we look at the principle ways in which the oil and gas industry can use blockchain to enhance the way it competes in the modern-day...Full Article »
As the Russia-gate saga continues to unfold on Capitol Hill, US president, Donald Trump, touched down in Riyadh on the initial leg of his first foreign trip. The 45th president leaves behind him a growing domestic backlash over the dismissal of FBI director, James Comey, and the appointment of a former FBI chief as special counsel to...Full Article »
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Oil jumped by two per cent on the global markets after the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and Russia agreed to extend a regime of production cuts until Q1 2018. As a barrel of the black stuff hit $52 in Monday trading, the industry may have also heaved a huge collective sigh of relief. Barely 48 hours before Asia opened...Full Article »
The 16th year of the 21st century was an eventful one.   Britain voted to leave the European Union, a reality TV star became president of the world’s only superpower, a military coup was foiled in Turkey, Columbia negotiated an end to the longest guerrilla insurgency in modern times and international terrorists began to start using modes of...Full Article »
In the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, the Saudi oil minister has confirmed what we suspected: the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will likely extend their production limiting programme into 2018. Khalid Al-Falih stated that: “The producer coalition is determined to do whatever it takes to achieve our target of bringing...Full Article »
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