Chief Engineer and VPMr. Xie Qingfan is Vice President, Chief Engineer of Petroking Oilfield Services Ltd. He is primarily responsible for the research and development of technologies for the Group, the organization and division, of the technical management of the Group and standardization of the management of technologies. He joined our Group in 2006 as the manager of the northwest region. Mr. Xie has over 32 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He had acted in various roles during his employment with Sinopec Zhongyuan Petroleum Exploration Bureau between 1982 to 2005 such as engineering service centre director of the Drilling Engineering and Technology Research Institute in 2001, deputy chief engineer of the Drilling Pipe Tool Engineering Department in 2002, and senior engineer in 2005. He received numerous certificates for his contributions to this bureau from as early as 1985. For instance, he was presented with a Technology Advancement Certificate for his research on technology to prevent failure of drilling tools in February 2006 and for his research and development of PDC drill heads in February 2003
Age: 50Xie completed a training course of electrical wireline freepoint & backoff provided by HOMCO in 1993 and received training for the operation of motorised freepoint equipment held by Applied Electronic Systems, Inc. in 2001. He graduated from Petroleum University with a Bachelor degree majoring in mine machinery in July 1996.