PetroChina Company Limited (PetroChina) was established as a joint stock company with limited liability on 5 November 1999 by China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), which is a wholly state-owned company registered in China.. Through a restructuring process, CNPC restructured and injected its core business and the related assets and liabilities into PetroChina.
In the financial year ending 31 December 2018, PetroChina employed 476,223 people and generated revenues of RMB 2.35 trillion.
PetroChina is principally engaged in the exploration, development and production and marketing of crude oil and natural gas; the refining of crude oil and petroleum products, production and marketing of primary petrochemical products, derivative petrochemical products and other chemical products; the marketing of refined products and trading business; and the transmission of natural gas, crude oil and refined products and the sale of natural gas.
PetroChina's registered address is located at No. 9 Dongzhimen North Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China.
PetroChina is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) under the code 601857; the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) under the code 857; and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the code PTR.