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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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The last grandchild of Standard Oil founder John D. Rockefeller died in his sleep yesterday at the age of 101. Billon-heir, banker, globalist, philanthropist, direct lineage from the progenitor of the original oil empire accorded him access to political theatres and actors not usually held by heads of state. In a grand departure from the...Full Article »
With the United Kingdom’s triggering of Article 50 to leave the European Union (EU) imminent, the Northern quarter of the Union is once again voicing its disquiet with the status quo. In the breakdown of voting for the EU referendum in 2016, 62 per cent of the Scottish electorate chose to “remain” in the EU, in direct contravention to the 52...Full Article »
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After 24 months of swingeing cuts to budgets and large-scale employee attrition, the commanding heights of the oil and gas industry are making positive noises. According to market and financial analysts, the world’s seven largest oil producing corporations are gearing up to add another three million barrels of oil equivalent to the mix over the...Full Article »
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“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” - Helen Keller (1880 – 1968) Oil prices jumped on the global markets as members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) largely kept to their promised production cuts for the first two months of 2016. January’s output from the world’s most powerful energy cartel...Full Article »
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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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