ConocoPhillips China
  • Who We Are
  • Sustainable Development

    Sustainable Development

    ConocoPhillips has proudly supported the sustainable development of China’s energy resources for more than 30 years.

    Our Commitment

    We are committed to delivering on our global commitment to economic growth, a healthy environment and vibrant communities across our operations in China. GO

    Commitment to the Bohai Sea


    Our Approach

    ConocoPhillips promotes sustainable development by practicing five competencies: integration, stakeholder engagement, lifecycle management, knowledge management and innovation. GO

  • In Communities

    In Communities

    ConocoPhillips China takes action for the good of the community.

    Education & Youth Development

    An important part of our business is the philanthropic work we undertake in our community, and education and youth programs are at the heart of it. GO


    Our goal is to operate our businesses in a safe and environmentally friendly manner causing harm to no one, be they employees, contractors, customers, neighbors or communities. GO

    Disaster Relief

    ConocoPhillips China is ready to provide support to the communities that are badly impacted by natural disasters. We provided funds to Sichuan Wenchuan in 2008 and Qinghai Yushu in 2010 that were devastated by earthquakes. GO

    Health, Safety & Social Services

    Supporting organizations that connect citizens and families in need with basic human or social services to ensure their safety, health and well-being. GO

    Employee Volunteerism

    Embedded in the SPIRIT of ConocoPhillips' core values is a strong commitment to building a legacy of trust and enhancing the quality of life in the communities in which we live and operate. GO

    Bohai Environmental Sustainability Initiative

    ConocoPhillips is committed to supporting programs that enhance the marine environment and bring long-term benefit to China, with special focus on Bohai Bay and its communities. GO

Milestones in China

Our partnership with China has grown from when we became the first international operator to assist in making an offshore discovery in the early 1980s to our involvement in the development of the Xijiang oilfield in the South China Sea and the discovery of the Peng Lai oilfields in Bohai Bay in the late 1990s.

  • Phillips China Beijing Headquarters moved to new Millenium Tower in Summer 2001.
  • Phillips held inaugural ceremony for Badaling Great Wall International Friendship Forest environmental conservation interpretive park on May 31, 2001.
  • In February 2002, PCI Xijiang Operations and Beijing Office were awarded China's first ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certification.
  • Began commercial drilling of 19-3 offshore area in Penglai, Bohai Bay, on April 5, 2002.
  • On August 30, 2002, Conoco Inc. and Phillips Petroleum Company were merged to form ConocoPhillips.
  • PL19-3 field had its first production on December 31, 2002.
  • On September 26, 2003, COPC reached 1 million employee hours worked without a lost workday or any type of recordable injury or illness.
  • On July 2, 2004, ConocoPhillips launched Hydroclear Lubricants in China.
  • On July 13, 2004, the Xijiang production team reached a record of 90,745 BOPD.
  • On July 28, 2004, ConocoPhillips China was awarded Grade A Taxpayer Award by the Sate Administration for Tax.
  • On December 3, 2004, Xijiang team celebrated 10-year Anniversary of first oil.
  • In December 2004, ConocoPhillips China Bohai Operation achieved ISO14001 EMS (Environmental Management System) certification.
  • On January 4, 2005, ConocoPhillips China and CNOOC Engineering (COOEC) held a signing ceremony for the Peng Lai 19-3 Wellhead Platform (WHP) C Fabrication Contract.
  • On January 17, 2005, ConocoPhillips received government approval for the Peng Lai 19-3 Phase II and Peng Lai 25-6 Overall Development Program (ODP) and Supplemental Development Agreement (SDA).
  • On January 18, 2005, Tanggu employees moved into the new office located in Tanggu Economic Development Area (TEDA).
  • On March 1, 2005, ConocoPhillips China signed a contract with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS), a subsidiary of China Stated Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), for the design, partial procurement and construction of the 280,000 DWT (Dead, Weight, Tonne) floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel hull for the Penglai oil fields in China’s Bohai Bay.
  • On March 26, 2005, the Chinese tanker ‘Da Qing 76” completed the 100th lifting of crude oil from the Peng Lai 19-3 oilfield.
  • The Xijiang FPSO Nanhai Kaituo underwent a major refitting in early 2005.
  • On March 31, 2006, ConocoPhillips completed acquisition of Burlington Resources to become a leading producer and marketer of natural gas in North America.
  • In May 2007, Peng Bo, one of the largest Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in the world, was moved to Singapore for integration and commissioning.
  • In June 2007, the Wellhead Platform (WHP) C of Phase II development of the Peng Lai (PL) 19-3 oilfield in China’s Bohai Bay started production.
  • On June 18, 2008, the cumulative production from Xijiang oilfields reached a milestone of 366 Million barrels.
  • In May, 2008, ConocoPhillips donated RMB2million (USD285,000) right after the earthquake occurred in Sichuan. Special programs were developed for ConocoPhillips employees as well as contractors to make donations and the company matched the individual donations. A total of RMB246, 736 (USD36, 216) were donated by ConocoPhillips China employees and RMB559,740 (USD82,160) by ConocoPhillips China matching fund. All the donations are made through the China Red Cross Society.
  • On June 18, 2008, the cumulative production from Xijiang oilfields reached a milestone of 366 Million barrels.
  • In October, 2008, ConocoPhillips China was awarded Vanguard for Chinese People's Livelihood 2008 by China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation and China Fortune Magazine for ConocoPhillips charity contribution in China.
  • On May 26, 2009, China’s largest FPSO, Bohai Pengbo FPSO (also named Hai Yang Shi You 117) went into production.
  • In January 2010, ConocoPhillips’ ownership rights in the Xijiang 24-3 and 24-1 fields ended.
  • In May 2010, ConocoPhillips donated RMB 500,000 (USD73, 200) to China Red Cross for the April 14, 2010 Qinghai Yushu earthquake disaster relief fund.
  • In November 2010, a major expansion project of the Panyu block 15/34 in the South China Sea was approved by the co-venturers. It will add two additional drilling and production platforms; construction is underway.
  • In November 2010, ConocoPhillips’ ownership rights in the Xijiang 30-2 Field ended.
  • On December 15, 2010, ConocoPhillips China donated RMB 2.51million (US$375 thousand) to fund facility development for the Light & Love School, a school for children of migrant workers.