Liu Zhenwu刘振武

China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), China

Address:No.3, Fu Qing Road, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

  • South-West Petroleum Institute, Sichuan, China,

    1976 BSc, Petroleum Engineering

  • Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, U.K.

    1985 PhD, Petroleum Engineering

  • Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development, Xinjiang Petroleum Administration, Ministry of Petroleum Industry

    Chief-Engineer,then, President(1986-1994)

  • Dept. Of R&D, CNPC

    Division Chief, Deputy Managing, then, Managing Director(1994-2007)

  • CNPC

    Deputy Chief Engineer(2007-2011)

  • Advisory Center, CNPC

    Deputy Director(2009-2011)

  • Tsinghua University

    Mentor of Schwarzman College(2016-)

Research Area

Petroleum Engineering,
Geophysical Prospecting,
Technology Innovation Management



Dr. Liu has more than 40 year’s rich experience during his professional career in China’s oil and gas industry, particularly in R&D management and technology innovation domains. From 1986 to 1994, he had held various positions in Xinjiang Petroleum Administration, including Petroleum Engineer, Chief-Engineer and President of Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development. He then took the position as Division-Chief and Deputy ManagingDirector, then Managing Director of R&D Dept. of CNPC, and became Deputy Chief Engineer of CNPC in 2007. He became DeputyDirector of CNPC Advisory Center in 2009 and served as Senior Adviser of CNPC Advisory Center afterwards. He is expert sponsored by the State Council,China. He was board director of Society of Petroleum Engineering international (SPE), chairman of SPE Beijing Section, China, member of program committee of World Petroleum Council.

Journal papers
Monograph/ Proceedings