Ye Xiandeng was born on November 6, 1961 in Fujian province of China. He graduated China Petroleum University in 1984, graduated with specialization Engineering in Petroleum Geology. Then in 1996 he graduated from the Magistracy at the China Petroleum University on Engineering in Integrated oil and gas fields development. In 2007 he became a Doctor of Science in Structural Geology. Mr. Ye Xiandeng has worked in the oil and gas industry for more than 30 years. He started his professional experience working at leading positions in various countries. In 2000 worked as a Chief Geologist of CNPCI, from 2006 the Deputy General Manager of CNPCI. Since November, 2017, up to this day, Ye Xiandeng works as the General manager of the CNPCI.