Born in 1963, Mr. Li Fanrong is a senior engineer. He graduated from Jianghan Petroleum University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Oil Production Engineering, and later received an MBA degree from Cardiff Business School in UK. Mr. Li joined CNOOC in 1984. From 1984 to 1989, he engaged in well testing in CNOOC Nanhai East Corporation. From 1990 to 1995, he served as a Production Supervisor and a Platform Manager of the ACT (Agip-Chevron-Texaco) Operators Group. From 1995 to 2005, he successively served as Production Department Manager of Liuhua Oilfield Joint Operation Organization, General Manager of Lufeng 22-1 Oilfield Joint Operation Organization, Deputy General Manager of CNOOC (China) Limited-Shenzhen Branch and concurrently the Chinese Chief Representative of CACT (CNOOC-Agip-Chevron-Texaco) Operators Group. In November 2005, he was appointed as General Manager of Development and Production Department of CNOOC Limited. In February 2007, he became the General Manager of CNOOC (China) Limited-Shenzhen Branch. In April 2009, he was appointed as an Assistant President of CNOOC and concurrently as the General Manager of CNOOC Energy Technology & Services Limited. In May 2010, Mr. Li was appointed as a Vice President and Party Leadership Group Member of CNOOC. In September 2010, Mr. Li was appointed as President of CNOOC Limited. In November 2011, he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of CNOOC Limited.