Mr Zhiwei (Kerry) Gu, Executive Chairman


Mr Gu is an experienced corporate lawyer, who has worked with numerous companies seeking listings on various international stock markets, including the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He is currently a partner of Dentons, one of the largest global law firms. Mr Gu has participated in several venture capital and private equity investment cases by various funds such as London Asia Fund, Warburg Pincus, Korea Development Bank, China Venture Investment Co., and China Cinda AMC. During his time with China National Gold Group Corp., Mr Gu was in charge of mineral resource merger and acquisition activities. Mr Gu holds a LL.B. from the Jilin University in China; a LL.M. from the Northeast University in China; and a Master of Applied Finance from the Macquarie University in Australia. Mr Gu is a qualified lawyer and securities practitioner in China.

Mr Lubing Liu

Chief Operating Officer, Trinidad General Manager and Executive Director


Mr Lubing Liu has over 20 years of global experience in petroleum exploration, development, production, joint venture operations and new ventures. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Liu held various subsurface leader roles, including Chief Reservoir Engineer with Melbana Energy Limited, Vice President of Exploration and Petroleum Technology with Sinopec East Puffin Pty Ltd, and other international exploration and production and energy service companies including ConocoPhillips, CNOOC, Woodside, RPS and Senergy. Mr Liu has extensive waterflooding experience having worked at the Penglai oilfield in China, the Chinguetti oilfield in Mauritania and Block 95 in Peru. Mr Liu holds a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from the Southwest Petroleum University, China. He is a Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Dr Mu (Robin) Luo

Non-Executive Director


Dr Luo is a senior oil and gas professional with 36 years’ experience working for leading international E&P and oilfield services companies. He has worked on various giant conventional and unconventional projects across all levels from research to operations. He is currently a principal development geophysicist to Inpex Corporation, leading a multi-billion Ichthys LNG project in Australia. Prior to that, he held principal roles with Sinopec Oil and Gas, PGS, Japan Petroleum Exploration Company Limited, and Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation. Dr Luo holds a PhD in Exploration Geophysics from the Curtin University, Australia; MSc in Geophysics from the University of Queensland, Australia; and BSc in Geophysics from the Petroleum University of China. He is a member of the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.