OBITUARY: Energy guru dies at 64 Pamela King, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 International energy pundit Michael Economides died Saturday while on a flight to South America. He was 64. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.