As a senior executive in the oil and gas industry, Elizabeth Dammann boasts two decades of engineering experience in both subsurface technical and development programs as well as commercial leadership roles in Canadian and international businesses. Currently, Elizabeth serves as the vice president of commercial and planning at Sinopec Canada, a subsidiary of Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation (SIPC). SIPC is part of Sinopec Group, a major state-owned energy and chemical company headquartered in Beijing, China. However, Elizabeth’s office is based in Calgary, Canada. She has been with the company for 12 years after joining them in 2008.
In her role at Sinopec, Elizabeth leads the departments of marketing, joint ventures, business analysis, contract management, budget, and reserves. Included in her responsibilities are commercial negotiations and contracts, intercompany relationships, micro and macro analysis and fundamental views, reserves evaluation, and management of operating cost, capital, and production budgets. Not only does she hold a proven track record of success in controlling costs, boosting margins, and increasing profitability, but her superiors praise her dedication to perfection, ability to build a high performing team, leadership by example, and results-oriented approach to the business.
Prior to accepting her role at Sinopec, Elizabeth’s background was in development and exploration engineering, which she has now coupled with the commodity and commercial markets. As a result of her success, she won the Sinopec Certificate of Honor for Outstanding Performance in 2014, 2016, and 2017. Elizabeth also received the Sinopec Canada CEO Award in 2019 due to her extraordinary contributions to the core business values.
Elizabeth Dammann, P. Eng.
Vice President, Commercial & Planning
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