Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 2/24/2009
Career Data Updated: 2/24/2009

PHOTO: Wang Tao
Wang Tao 王涛
Chairman of the China Petroleum Financial Co. Ltd.
Born: 1931


Wang Tao, male, Han nationality, is a native of Leting, Hebei Province. He was born in 1931, joined the CPC in 1948 and studied at Northeast Geological Institute.

Wang spent his entire career in the oil industry. He began as a manager at the Dagong Oilfield Headquarters. He later became the general manager of the Nanhai Eastern Petroleum Corporation. He ultimately became Minister of the Ministry of Petroleum Industry. In 1995, he became chairman of China Petroleum Financial Co. Ltd.

Wang was a member of the 13th and 14th CPC Central Committees and vice-chairman of the 9th NPC‘s Environmental and Resources Protection Committee.

Career Data

1998—2003 Member, 9th Standing Committee of the NPC
1998—2003 Vice-Chairman, 9th Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of the NPC
1996—1998 Senior Consultant, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)
1995— Chairman, China Petroleum Financial Co. Ltd.
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1989—1996 General Manager, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)
1987—1992 Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
1985—1988 Minister, Ministry of Petroleum Industry
1948 Joined, CPC

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