May 20, 2016

Dr. Shum has over 40 years experience in the international petroleum industry and is widely recognized as a leader in the international oil industry in China for his ground-breaking achievements, including the first successful international discovery of oil in offshore China.  He also led the team that developed the largest enhanced oil recovery operation in the history of the industry, which was located in Indonesia, and was head of Texaco’s office in Beijing for almost a decade. Joining Texaco in 1968, Dr. Shum held positions of responsibility in exploration, development and production operations around the world, with significant responsibilities for operations in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand and Kuwait.


China opened its entire offshore area for cooperative development with foreign oil companies in the late 1970's.  All of the participating global oil companies formed their own group with the responsibility to conduct a general seismic survey of certain desig...

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