As a Japanese standard university student in the 20th century, I entered Osaka Gas as soon as I graduated. I wanted to do something important for Japan with poor energy resources. At the time of my graduation, Japanese oil companies and upstream companies were not well known among university students and I chose a utility company which had established close and good relationships with end users.
Energy projects in Brazil and their sponsors remain virtually isolated from access to competitive international sources of project finance, as they are denominated in USD, which increase the FX risk.
Li Shufeng, Director of Strategic Development Center, Deputy Director of Planning Department, CNODC (CNPC Intl)
I specialized in petroleum geology and petroleum engineering for both my undergraduate and graduate studies.
In 1998, I replied to a Newspaper advert by Total, titled “North Sea Natural Gas Operation Staff Required”. I started working in Total, where I was fortunate to spend almost 20 years, leading various gas, power and LNG businesses. It was lucky I bought that newspaper.
I was recruited by Exxon on campus while I was finishing my Ph.D. study at Purdue. I started as a research engineer in drilling with Exxon in Houston.
AAG is the leading independent CBM producer in China listed in HK stock exchange, with a special focus on the upstream development and value optimization of unconventional gas resources, in order to supply clean energy to the Chinese economy.
It was a serendipitous combination of my prior Chinese government experience and the nature of the clients of the law firm when I joined private practice.
ETAP ‘s strategy as a NOC of Tunisia, is primarily the satisfaction of energy need and to reduce our actual deficit by promoting the available offshore and onshore open blocks and doing our best to attract investors.
I run our power investments primarily in Africa. What that means is finding new investments, running them and then selling them.
I began investing in the Africa power sector in 2009. Previously my career included five years in the public sector in Afghanistan, working for the Afghan Finance Minister on economic reform including the energy sector and the UN on job creation.
After more than 20 years of experience in the sector and by working from many different angles. I have experience as a business consultant, CFO of Pemex, Board member at oil companies and financial advisor to several companies in different segments of the industry.
I advise the Kenya Government on Local Content through the Kenya Petroleum Technical Assistance Project (KEPTAP), a World Bank funded Kenya Government delivered capacity building project for Oil and Gas.
As an International Tax Advisor I have always been involved with Energy Companies, however, when Energy Reform was enacted EY decided to dedicate me fully to Energy, guiding its efforts to become an eminent Energy Advisor in Mexico.
I have always had a fascination for the energy industry and I received my Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Energy Systems.