Kunlun Energy Co. (00135.HK) said its chairman Wen Qingshan has stepped down due to “personal matters”, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Wen held a number of roles at state-run China National Petroleum Corp. and its publicly listed arms, PetroChina Co. and Kunlun Energy. He was a supervisor at PetroChina and a director and chairman of its Kunlun natural-gas distribution arm. Both PetroChina and Kunlun said Tuesday in separate regulatory filings that Wen has resigned from his positions with immediate effect, the Journal reported. Kunlun said its operations haven’t been affected.
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