A Chinese oil and gas company, PetroChina was formed in 1999 and is headquartered at Dongcheng district, Beijing.
It is China’s biggest oil producer and a listed arm of National Petroleum Corporation (a state owned entity). PetroChina is traded in New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges. PetroChina is involved in a wide range of operations related to oil and natural gas like: production, exploration, development and marketing of natural gas and crude oil, transportation, storage and refining of crude oil and oil products, marketing and production of derivative and other chemicals, primary petrochemical products and natural gas.
Headed by Wang Donjin, PetroChina employs 544,083 employees. PetroChina aims to become a world class energy company with strong competitiveness and is dedicated to strategies of markets, rsources and internationalization. The logo of PetroChina is flower shaped and the colors are taken from Chinese national flag with petals (ten in number) representing PetroChina’s core businesses. It also represents strength, cohesion and a bright future. PetroChina is committed to ensuring harmony between the development of the environment and energy.