Linhua Guan

Surge Energy

Chief Executive Officer

Linhua Guan is the CEO of Surge Energy America (, an independent oil company focused on the acquisition and development of onshore oil properties in USA. Headquartered in Houston with over 95,000 net acres in the Permian Basin, the company is the 3rd largest private oil & gas producer in Permian Basin and 6th largest private oil producer in USA according to DrillingInfo/Enverus August 2019 report.

Mr Guan joined Surge Energy America in 2018 and previously worked for Star Energy International Corp, Statoil, Chevron and CNPC since 1993, respectively. He is a registered petroleum engineer in Texas and served on many technical and management committees in different associations.

Mr Guan received a BE degree in Petrophysics and an MS degree in Geology from China Petroleum University. He also received an MS in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M and an MBA from Rice University.