Senior Vice President, Subsurface Development Excellence & Technology
Following the US$15.1 billion acquisition of Nexen by CNOOC Limited in February 2013, Mr. Fengjiu Zhang was appointed to a new executive management role responsible for Nexen’s technology management, corporate reserves and development excellence functions.
Mr. Fengjiu Zhang graduated from China University of Petroleum with a Bachelor Degree of Science in Petroleum Engineering in 1985. During his employment with CNOOC Limited, Mr. Zhang has progressively been promoted to higher positions of executive authority. He served in a number of positions in CNOOC Research Center from 1985 to 1993 including project leader, reservoir engineering leader and management director. From 1993 to 1999, he served as the reservoir engineering manager in development and production department of CNOOC Group. From 1999 to 2006, he served as the senior geological reserve expert, leading reservoir expert and project manager in the development and production department of CNOOC Limited. In 2006 he assumed the senior executive position of Deputy Chief Engineer of Petroleum Development at CNOOC Limited. In January 2012, Mr. Zhang was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of CNOOC Canada Inc.