Qi Jiang, P.Eng., Ph.D.
Executive Director of the Board, Chief Tecnology Officer
Dr. Jiang was appointed as Chief Technology Officer of the Corporation on October 20, 2016. Dr. Jiang had been serving in the capacity of President and Chief Operation Officer of the Corporation from Jan 5, 2015 to Oct 19, 2016.
Dr. Jiang has 31 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, including over 25 years of technical and executive management experience in conventional heavy oil and oil sands development. Dr. Jiang served as Vice President, Reservoir and Production Engineering with OSUM Oil Sands Corp. from 2012 to 2014, and Manager from 2008 to 2011. He spent nine years as exploitation engineer and development lead at Canadian Natural Resources Limited, focusing on reservoir and production management for several oil sands development projects including SAGD. Prior to that, Dr. Jiang held technical and managerial positions with PetroChina and GravDrain Inc. that involved design and operation of thermal projects.
Dr. Jiang holds a Ph.D. and a M.Sc. in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering from University of Calgary, and B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from Southwest Petroleum University. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGA), a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). Dr. Jiang has over 25 publications related to Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) and alternative technologies.