As President of PCIA, Shaolin Li is leading PetroChina’s midstream business activities in the Americas. Based in Houston, Texas, PCIA primarily engages in the trading of crude oil, natural gas, petrochemicals, and refined petroleum products; as well as in operating an international shipping business.
Since its beginning, Shaolin has built PCIA from only 4 employees in 2004, to over 100 employees, with offices in Houston, Caracas, Calgary, and Rio de Janeiro. In the past three years, PCIA’s revenue has doubled to over $14B.
Shaolin started his career in 1989 at the Dushanzi Refinery in Xianjiang, China, where in 1997 he was appointed as General Manager of the Import Export Division. In 2000, he was promoted to President of the PetroChina International Northwest China Corporation.
Shaolin holds an Executive MBA from the National University of Singapore. He also has a degree in American and British Literature from the Foreign Studies University in Xian, China.