Julie Wilson

Julie Wilson

Director – Global Exploration Research, Wood Mackenzie

Julie is a leading commentator on the conventional exploration and wider upstream sectors. She is a regular conference speaker and contributor to publications. During her 20-plus years at Wood Mackenzie, she has worked closely with clients advising on global and local industry issues, with a recent focus on exploration strategy and performance.

Julie moved to Houston from the UK in 2000 in an upstream consulting role. She helped build the Houston consulting practice and managed a wide variety of international consulting engagements, including corporate strategies, exploration and country entry strategies, competitor analysis, gas supply and market analysis. In 2006, she moved across to the research division and built the Houston-based team focusing on the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico, before shifting her remit to global exploration.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Julie worked in BP’s upstream business for eight years in a variety of political, commercial and financial analysis roles, spanning international and domestic North Sea operations and exploration.

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