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28-29 September 2021


Mr. Chen Zuobiao holds a Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Management Engineering, Petroleum University East China and a Masters Degree in Business Management, Nankai University, Tianjin, China. He has worked for CNOOC for close to 38years with extensive knowledge of oil and gas industry management.

Mr. Chen worked for Northern CNOOC, Bohai Bay oil field which produces about 600,000b/d.  In 2004, he worked in London as the Managing Director, CNOOC Africa.  He has also participated in running CNOOC Business in Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Congo, Kenya etc. After 6 years, CNOOC Africa had USD 10 billion which was quite remarkable.

He has been involved in making long term planning and operational strategies at management level like Tullow deal negotiations in July 2010.

His main goal is to ensure the attainment of FID in a sustainable manner which shall culminate into first oil in Uganda

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