Starting oil & gas equipment career with BOMCO (Baoji Oilfield Machinery Co.) which is a subsidiary of Petrochina, Bob Yang was involved in the first Chinese made offshore platform rig (CACT HZ19-2/3) as the drilling module project manager assistant. After that, Bob then joined National Oilwell Varco as its key technical sales in China (2003 - 2007). During this period, Bob was deeply involved in the first 400 feet deep water jack-up offshore rig (COSL HYSY 941) as well as the first 3000 meters deep water semi-submersible rig (COSL HYSY 981). Bob was also the project manager assistant for the first helicopter drilling rig (OSL Rig3/4) made in Asia for Oil Search ltd.
From the end of 2007 to 2012. Bob joined the biggest pipe coating company – Bredero Shaw, a ShawCor Company as its chief representative in China. Bob helped Shawcor with a thorough survey of all the Chinese pipe mill, pipe coaters as well as all the pipeline construction and operating companies. Helped Shawcor set up marketing strategy in China and sigh strategic cooperation agreement with BSG, the biggest pipemill in the world.
Bob joined HILONG Petroleum Engineering group of companies from 2013 to 2015 as sales VP of its branch in Canada – Hilong Petropipe which is based out of Nisku, Alberta Canada. Bob helped Hilong complete the final installation and commissioning of its new OCTG coating plant in Canada, train the local colleagues and have the company approved by most of the key OCTG distributors as well as some oil operators like Penwest and Sinopec Daylight etc. Bob has over 22 years oil & gas industry experience after graduating in 1992 with an engineering bachelor degree