Frankfurt Gas Forum Past Distinguished Speakers Include


Reinhard Mitschek

Senior Vice President Gas Transport International, OMV Gas & Power

Mr. Reinhard Mitschek was born in 1958. He is married and has two sons. He initiated his professional career at the OMV in 1982 and since then he has carried out various functions within OMV Gas. From 1996 till 2000, parallel to his work at the OMV, Mr. Mitschek pursued his studies of “Social and Economics Sciences“ at the University of Economics in Vienna, specializing himself in the fields of “Transport and Logistics” as well as “Industrial Business Economics”.

1982 Entry into commercial branch of OMV Erdgas.

1984 – 1989 Member of the bilateral working group OMV/ENI (former SNAM) for the project TAG II, Head of the commercial branch (Budgeting, Controlling and Finance)

1989 – 1999 Comeback to OMV Gas in the various positions as Head of Department: Gas Marketing Western Europe Transportation and Storage

1996 – 2000 Studies on “Social and Economics Sciences“ at the University of Economics in Vienna

1999 – 2006 Head of the Transit and Storage Department at OMV Gas. At the same time OMV member of the Construction Committees of Trans Austria Gasline and West Austria Gasline

During this period of time likewise in the functions of :

2000 – 2001 Managing Director of the Baumgarten-Oberkappel-GmbH

2001 – 2002 Managing Director of the Trans-Austria-Gasleitungs GmbH

2004 – 2005 Managing Director of Nabucco Company Pipeline Study GmbH

2005 – 03/09 Managing Director of Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH [part time]

2006 – 03/07 Head of International Pipeline Projects at OMV Gas International GmbH

04/07 – 03/09 Senior Vice President of the Business Unit Gas Logistics at OMV Gas & Power GmbH (until May 2008 OMV Gas International GmbH), thereby responsible for OMV Gas GmbH, as well as national and international pipeline, storage and LNG-projects such as Nabucco and Adria LNG

04/09 – 09/13 Managing Director Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH [full time] and Shareholder Representative of the Five National Nabucco Companies

10/13 – OMV Gas & Power, Senior Vice President Gas Transport International