Mr. Gordon Zhang – CEO
Gordon Zhang is the CEO and Chairman of CNPC USA Corp, located in Houston, TX.
Determined to develop domestic and overseas businesses, Mr. Zhang founded CNPC USA in 2010. Prior to opening our headquarter in Houston, Mr. Zhang served as Senior Vice President of PetroChina E&P. His career at CNPC began in 1983, where he served as General Manager of Xinjiang Geophysical Company and Vice President of Karamy Oilfield Company.
He holds over 30 years of experience in the Oil and Natural Gas industry. Mr. Zhang holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics and Geology from the Petroleum University of China and a MBA from University of Calgary Canada.
Dr. Xu Wang – Senior Executive Vice President
Dr. Wang serves as the SVP for Engineering, Manufacturing and Sustaining business segments within CNPC USA Corporation. In addition, he manages the company’s research and development activities. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Wang served as the Head of GreatWall Drilling Corp Technology Center.
He joined CNPC as a field engineer in 1984 and worked for more than 10 years in various field positions within operations, sales, and management. He then transferred to product development and held positions in engineering, marketing and technology management. He served as the Head of the Reservoir Characterization Geological Institute and earlier as General Manager of Liaohe Olfied, CNPC. Among his multiple achievements, he received in 2010 the “Technical Elite” performance award by GreatWall Drilling Corporation.
Over his 30 years of professional experience, Dr. Wang has earned the respect and recognition of Senior Executive leaders of more than 200 CNPC subsidiaries around the world. He serves on the Advisory Board of the CNPC Research Institute of Technology, this position is recognized as one the highest honors within CNPC.
Dr. Wang studied Computer Sciences engineering in Dalian Engineering College, holds a master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering and a PhD in Mining and Exploration both from the China University of GeoSciences.
Mr. Jack Shoemaker – Vice President Sales
Jack Shoemaker currently serves as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for CNPC USA.
Before joining CNPC USA he was president of House United LLC of North Carolina. House United specialized in general contracting services for the U.S. Veterans Administration providing mobility equipment solutions to disabled veterans.
Prior to working with the VA, he served in various capacities for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals including Central US Business Director, Great Lakes Regional Business Manager and Director of Operations at their New York City Headquarters.
He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill with Bachelors in International Studies.