about us


The CNOOC Group is the largest producer of offshore crude oil and natural gas in China and one of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in the world. The Group mainly engages in exploration, development, production and sale of crude oil and natural gas.

The Group’s core operation areas are Bohai, Western South China Sea, Eastern South China Sea and East China Sea in offshore China. Overseas, the Group has oil and gas assets in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Oceania and Europe.

As at 31 December 2015, the Group owned net proved reserves of approximately 4.32 billion BOE, and its average daily net production was 1,358,022 BOE (unless otherwise stated, all amounts of reserve and production in this report include our interests in equity method investees). The Group had total assets of approximately RMB664.4 billion.

CNOOC Limited (the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group” or “we”), incorporated in the Hong Kong Special Administration Region (“Hong Kong”) in August 1999, was listed on the New York Stock Exchange (code: CEO) and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (code: 00883) on 27 and 28 February 2001, respectively. The Company was admitted as a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Index in July 2001. The Company’s American Depositary Receipts (“ADRs”) was listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (code: CNU) on 18 September 2013.

Orion Group

The Orion Group has a worldwide service capability committed to providing quality solutions that meet customer requirements as a minimum but which, through Quality Management driven continuous improvement processes, always strives to exceed expectations and add value.

Today Orion Group manages placements of over 4,000 contractors every year via our worldwide network of offices throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa, with continued year on year growth.

The Group provide specialist recruitment services across a range of sectors including Oil and Gas, Energy, Renewables, Rail, IT, Mining, Office and Commercial, Construction and Commissioning. Orion has the market intelligence and the experience necessary to take a holistic approach to project delivery – managing contracting services from start to finish.

People are our business, and Orion continually invest in their staff to ensure they provide all of their clients with the highest quality service in the employment industry – every time.