Date
20 August 2017

CNPC chief accountant under investigation, website says

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) chief accountant Wen Qingshan has been detained for questioning in a corruption investigation, news website caixin.com reported Monday, citing sources from the state-owned oil and gas giant. Wen, 55, assumed the post in July after nearly three decades with the group. His main duties include raising funds for CNPC’s east-west pipeline project in which the group has been investing 300 billion yuan (US$49.41 billion) a year, the report said.

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