Mr. Erwin KROELL
Senior Vice President Middle East & Africa “OMV”
Mr. Erwin KROELL, Austrian national, obtained an MSc Degree in Petroleum Engineering at the Mining University Leoben in Austria. Mr. Erwin, a Petroleum Industry Manager with extensive international experience, started his career as a Petroleum Engineer with OMV AG in 1991; gaining experience in drilling, production technology, reservoir engineering, commercial and new business development in Austria before going international in UK North Sea, Pakistan and Libya. From 1997-2003, Mr. KROELL worked as Production/Operations Manager, Asset Manager in Libya. In 2003, he joined Wintershall AG where he worked as a Technical Director for Drilling & Reservoir Development for a Russian/German Joint Venture in Siberia/Russia before taking on General Manager role for Wintershall in Qatar. In 2011, He re-joined OMV E&P and took over the role of the Senior Vice President for the Middle East & Caspian Region. Since January 2016 Mr. KROELL is Senior Vice President for OMV’s Middle East & Africa Region.