Petrochina Appoints Zhou Jiping President

Petrochina announced that Zhou Jiping has been appointed president and vice chairman of the company. He had previously served as executive director. Jiang Jiemin, previous president of Petrochina, will remain with the company as the chairman. Other appointments were made within Petrochina.

The board of directors of the company regrets to announce that Duan Wende, an executive Director of the Company, passed away on May 14, 2008 due to illness. Duan had made important contributions to the company during his tenure. The Board would like to take this opportunity to express its deepest sorrow for his death and convey its condolences to his family.