As President and CEO of PetroChina Canada, Zhiyong Liu is responsible for leading the company's strategic, financial and operational performance.
Liu has more than 34 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to being named as President and CEO of PetroChina Canada, he served as CNPC’s South Sudan Country Manager and Senior VP of CNPC International (Nile) Ltd. During his more than 20 years in CNPC overseas subsidiaries, he served in roles including Deputy Chief Accountant and Financial Assets Manager of CNPC International (Nile) Ltd., President of Petrodar Operating Company Ltd., and President of Petro-Energy E&P Co., Ltd. In these roles he formulated overarching goals and strategies for CNPC in the countries he worked in as well as for each asset, managed corporate strategic planning and budget, oversaw construction and production, and developed financial strategies and financial reporting systems, among other duties.
Liu holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas.