Thursday July 2, 2020

Ian Guider's Market Talk

The long-serving Tullow Oil supremo didn’t quite bow out the way he would have wanted

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

15th January, 2017
Aidan Heavey is to step down after 31 years as the chief executive of Tullow Oil Pic: Tony O’Shea

There are few people in the oil industry who have the track record and persistence of Aidan Heavey. From his beginnings as an accountant and former Aer Lingus employee, he has become one of the world’s best known oilmen. For a generation, he has spearheaded Tullow Oil – from its days as a penny stock into what became one of the biggest independent oil companies, that for years sat among the 100 largest firms on...

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