In the article written by Mr. Andrey Konoplyanik from Gazprom Group to the Journal of World Energy Law & Business he recognizes Mr. Gordon Barrows as the “The man who helped to educate the petroleum world”.
Gordon Barrows founded Barrows Company (BarrowsCo.) in 1962 to meet the Oil & Gas industry demands to support negotiation and legal claims using previously executed contracts. Mr. Barrows was also the Co-Founder of World GTL Inc. and serves as its Chairman. He served as President or Owner of several other companies, some engaged in activities outside the petroleum industry, such as ranching, printing and theater. He was a world-renowned expert on petroleum policy and legislation. He served as an advisor to the United Nations, the World Bank and numerous foreign governments
Gordon Barrows is Born in Billings, Montana.
Gordon Barrows turns 18 and goes to the Wyoming University where he attends chemistry classes.
Gordon Barrows is drafted for WW2 and starts his army training at Joplin. He takes part in the Utah Beach debarquement.
Returns to the USA and resumes his classes at the University.
Gordon Barrows graduates from the Wyoming University
GB enters the School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC for a Master’s degree.
GB starts working for SOCAL
GB leaves SOCAL to go to Mallorca “retire while you’re young”
Returns from his retirement in Mallorca, marries Bess in Las Vegas and moves to New-York
GB becomes the Managing editor of the World Petroleum Journal
GB marries Dorothy Melissa
He resigns from World Petroleum, creates Barrows Company Inc.
GB remarries with his third and last wife: Barbara Martin, the love of his life.
GB creates Contenders Inc. (a company promoting boxing).
Gordon runs for the Wyoming seat at the Senate but loses to his friend Alan Simpson
Gordon Barrows dies at the age of 93. Prior to his death he spent his time working for the Barrows Company, traveling half of the year around the world to meet key actors of the petroleum industry and add new documents to the library. The rest of the time he stayed in New-York and Wyoming.