Xia Qinglong was appointed Chairman of CNOOC International in December 2019. In this role, Xia Qinglong provides oversight and strategic leadership over CNOOC International’s global assets.
Joining CNOOC in 1982, Xia Qinglong has more than 30 years of oil and gas experience. From November 2005 to April 2013, he was appointed as Chief Geologist of CNOOC Limited, Tianjin Branch. From October 2015 to April 2016, he served as Executive Vice Director of Bohai Petroleum Administration of CNOOC, and Executive Deputy Manager of CNOOC Limited, Tianjin Branch. In February 2018, he was appointed as the Chairman of China BuleChemical Ltd.
Mr. Xia holds a Bachelor of Petroleum Geophysical Prospecting from Chengdu University of Technology and a Doctorate of Solid Earth Geophysics from Institute of Geology and Geophysics, CAS.