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Lirong Dou

Dr. Lirong Dou

Executive Director / President, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development,China National Petroleum Corporation
Dou Lirong, Executive Director & President of Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development (RIPED), CNPC Dr. Dou Lirong has joined China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) for over 30 years with both domestic and overseas working experience. Before RIPED, he was the Chief Geologist of CNODC, CNPC, Deputy General Manager of CNPC International (Nile), Sudan and Director General of Consulting Center of CNPC International. Dr. Dou has been actively engaged in international organizations and conferences as the executive committee member of IPTC 2023 and panel speaker of ADIPEC 2015, OTC-Asia 2022 to name a few. He holds a Ph.D in Geology with dozens of published academic papers and various awards including the 1st and 2nd Prize of Science & Technology Progress issued by the State Council of China and Jules Braunstein Memorial Award by American Association of Petroleum Geology etc. He’s married with a son and enjoys Taichi out of his tight schedule.