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Mike Rowley
Senior Advisor – LNG and Offshore Divisions at MOL (Europe and Africa )


Mike joined MOL in London in October 2007 and was appointed as the Regional Director of the LNG Division in June 2009. He was responsible for all of MOL’s LNG business activities in the Atlantic basin. This was later expanded to cover MOL’s offshore business expansion.

Mike retired from his full time role in March 2017 and is currently working in a consultancy role as a Senior Advisor supporting both MOL’s LNG and Offshore activities in the region.

Before joining MOL, Mike had a 30 year career in shipping with a major integrated oil and gas major (ExxonMobil). Prior to joining Mobil (subsequently ExxonMobil) , Mike served as a seagoing officer on all types of vessels trading worldwide and also obtained a Maritime law degree from the University of Wales prior to joining Mobil after graduation.

During his career with ExxonMobil, Mike held numerous worldwide assignments including 15 years’ experience in the LNG shipping business working on both an active mature LNG export project as well as new grass root LNG project development opportunities.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote: A shipowner’s perspective on Global LNG trade – the challenge and changes