Mr Li graduated from Southwest Petroleum University, major in Drilling Engineering. He studied in Stanford University as visiting scholar from 2002 to 2003. He has over 30 years of working experience in China’s oil and gas industry.
Mr Li was employed by Sichuan Petroleum Administration in 1983 as a drilling engineer and became President of the Research Institute of Drilling Technology in 1997. He was appointed as Vice President of Southwest Oil & Gas Field in 1999 and then President in 2003. He also led the Coordination Team of CNPC subsidiaries in Sichuan-Chongqing Region from 2005 to 2014.
Mr Li became Assistant President of CNPC in April 2014. He became Assistant President of CNPC and concurrently President of PetroChina Tarim Oilfield Company in December 2016. Mr.Li was appointed as Vice President of PetroChina and President of PetroChina E&P Company in May 2018.