On October 22, Governor Hu Heping met with domestic and foreign experts attending the International Advisory Committee of Shenhua Group and the academic-and-technical-committee meeting of National Institute of Clean-and-low-carbon Energy in Xi’an. Zhang Yuzhuo, Chairman of Shenhua Group, and Ling Wen, General manager of Shenhua Group were also present at the meeting.
Hu welcomed the delegation on behalf of Shaanxi provincial party committee and provincial government. He said in recent years, as a province with abundant energy resources and an important energy and chemical base in China, Shaanxi has completed several major projects both technology-leading and world-leading, and accelerated the development and expansion of high-end energy and chemical industry in the context of "three transformation" (from coal to power, from coal-power to energy-carrier industrial product; from gas, Oil and halite ore to chemical products), In the future, Shaanxi provincial party committee and provincial government will further speed up the development of cleaner production and industry transformation and upgrade with the aim of deep coal conversion. He hoped that all attendees would pay continuous attention to Shaanxi, support Shaanxi, and give Shaanxi more suggestions for the development of modern coal chemical industry. Moreover, he expected that Shenhua Group would increase investment in the project construction and technology research with stronger confidence in Shaanxi. As always, they will provide quality services.
Experts represented by the academicians of the United States National Academy of Engineering and foreign associate of the Chinese Academy of Sciences expressed their appreciation of the historical and cultural development of Shaanxi and said that they would have a comprehensive technical cooperation with Shaanxi Province and Shenghua Group to strive for optimizing the process flow of the coal chemical industry.
Also present at the meeting were Secretary-general of Shaanxi province Chen Guoqiang, Director of Shaanxi Provincial Development and Reform Commission Fang Weifeng, Director of Shaanxi Provincial Science and Technology Department Lu Jianjun, Director of Shaanxi Provincial Foreign Affairs Office Zhang Baowen.