Bankers Petroleum Ltd. (Bankers) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company committed to the responsible development of its world-class oil assets. With our technical team based in Albania, Bankers is an independent business unit operating its world-class Albanian and Eastern European assets
At Bankers, we work hard to position ourselves as the partner of choice for Albania to operate the Country’s largest resource. Bankers has been able to use its expertise to produce more today than in the over 85 year history of the field. Over the past ten years Bankers has grown to be the largest foreign direct investor, the largest tax payer in Albania, and one of the largest employers. We have invested over $2 billion in Albania, more than doubled our reserves, and grown production to a peak of over 20,000 bopd prior to the fall in oil prices.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Sun has joined Bankers Petroleum Albania in June 2018 and holds the position of Chief Executive Officer. He brings over 25 years of oil and gas experience to the Bankers Executive team. Prior to Bankers he held senior positions with several petroleum companies where he was integral to the development of heavy oil properties in international countries as well as in Kazakhstan and China. He held the position of Senior Adviser at Shanghai Long Zhou Xin Ke Energy Investment Co. Ltd; CEO at Mangistau Oil and Gas Joint Stock Company where he led the company to the increase of the production.
VP, Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Mr. Jihong joined Bankers Petroleum Albania in June 2018 and is currently Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He has over 25 years of oil and gas industry experience. Mr. Jihong has provided financial management services for a variety of international branches of China National Petroleum Corporation. From November 2017 and May 2018 he was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Shandong Kerui Oilfield Service Group LTD. He is a Qualified China Accountant and holds a Master Degree in Accounting from The Central University of Finance and Economics, China.
VP, Exploration and Development
Mr. Chen is a professional geologist with more than 27 years of experience in the exploration and development of oil and gas properties. Before joining Bankers in June 2018 he held senior staff technical and asset manager positions with China National Petroleum Corporation developing onshore and offshore areas in China using flooding pattern & flood structure modification.
Through his professional positions he has managed to improve oil reservoir management, increase efficiency and modify digital oil.
VP for Technical Affairs and Deputy General Director
Mr. Zhang was appointed Vice President for Technical Affairs and Deputy Director General in January 2017. He has 39 years of working experience in technical and managerial positions in the oil industry. Prior to joining Bankers in 2017, Mr. Zhang held the position of Vice President and Chief Engineer at Geo-Jade Petroleum Corporation Ltd. for a three-year period in which he was responsible for managing investment projects, technological development and manufacturing operations. He has also held the role of the Executive Director of the Technical Security Council.