Liu Zhongyun is a professor-level senior engineer with a Doctor’s degree. In December 2002, he served as a member of the Standing Committee of Shengli Petroleum Administrative Bureau Party Committee. In November 2004, he became Vice Party Secretary of Shengli Petroleum Administrative Bureau. In December 2005, he was appointed Manager of Shengli Oil Field Company. In December 2008, he was appointed General Manager of Shengli Oil Field Company.
From December 2008 to July 2010, Mr Liu served as Party Secretary, Vice President and Director of Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation (SIPC). From July 2009 to July 2010, he served as Vice President and Director of SIPC. From July 2010 to September 2014, he served as General Manager of Sinopec Northwest Oil Field Company and Chief and Vice Party Secretary of Sinopec Northwest Petroleum Bureau. From July 2013 to September 2014, he was appointed Chief of Sinopec Xinjiang Counterterrorism Leadership Group. From August 2014 to March 2017, he became President Assistant of Sinopec Group and Personnel Director of Sinopec. From May 2015 to March 2017, he was Supervisor of Sinopec Corp. In March 2017, he was appointed Vice President of Sinopec Group.