Julian Bowden

Senior Visiting Research Fellow

Julian Bowden worked for BP for four decades in a variety of mainly planning, strategy and business development roles in downstream oil and international gas.  His international roles included postings to BP’s offices in Moscow and Brussels.  He was involved in the planning for Caspian crude oil exports (culminating in the BTC pipeline) and latterly in the development of the southern gas corridor.  Publications include chapters on Azerbaijan and Georgia in an OIES book on CIS gas, a chapter on SE Europe’s gas markets in an European Commission sponsored book on gas in the EU’s energy union and research papers on gas pricing for the IGU.  He has also published an academic journal article on Soviet oil marketing in the UK in the 1930s.  Principle interests remain in gas and broader energy issues in Eurasia.

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