Wang Yupu
Wang in 2017
Minister of Emergency Management
In office
19 March 2018 – 8 December 2020
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byNew title
Succeeded byHuang Ming
Director of the State Administration of Work Safety
In office
19 September 2017 – 19 March 2018
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byYang Huanning
Succeeded byPosition revoked
Chairman of China Petrochemical Corporation
In office
4 May 2015 – 19 September 2017
Preceded byFu Chengyu
Succeeded byDai Houliang
Personal details
Born(1956-10-06)6 October 1956
Xinmin County, Liaoning, China
Died8 December 2020(2020-12-08) (aged 64)
Tianjin, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materNortheast Petroleum University

Wang Yupu (Chinese: 王玉普; pinyin: Wáng Yùpǔ; October 1956 – 8 December 2020) was a Chinese politician and businessman, and a chairman of Sinopec, the world's second-biggest oil refiner.[1][2][3]


Wang was born in Xinmin, Liaoning, and began his career in the Daqing Oil Field. In September 2017, Wang was appointed as the Director of the State Administration of Work Safety.[4] He was appointed as the first Minister of Emergency Management in March 2018.[5]

Wang died of Covid-19 at age 64 on 8 December 2020.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Top 100 - 20. Wang Yupu, Sinopec Group - Lloyd's List". 2015-12-16. Retrieved 2017-01-20.
  2. ^ Wang Yupu. "Wang Yupu, China Petrochemical Corp: Profile & Biography". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2017-01-20.
  3. ^ "Wang Yupu > About Sinopec > Our Company > Board_of_directors". Retrieved 2017-01-20.
  4. ^ 王玉普任国家安监总局局长(简历). Economic Daily (in Chinese). September 22, 2017.
  5. ^ 国务院副总理、国务委员、各部部长完整名单. Xinhua. 2018-03-19. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
  6. ^ "Biography of Wang Yupu". China Vitae. 2010-02-18. Retrieved 2017-01-20.
  7. ^ 应急管理部部长、党委副书记王玉普逝世 享年64岁-中新网. China News Service. Retrieved 9 December 2020.
Business positions Preceded bySu Shulin Chairman of Daqing Oilfield Co., Ltd. 2003–2009 Succeeded byWang Yongchun Preceded byFu Chengyu Chairman of China Petrochemical Corporation 2015–2017 Succeeded byDai Houliang Government offices Preceded byGai Ruyin Vice Governor of Heilongjiang 2009–2010 Succeeded byXu Guangguo Preceded byYang Huanning Director of the State Administration of Work Safety 2017–2018 Succeeded byPosition revoked New title Minister of Emergency Management 2018–2020 VacantWang Yupu died of cancer on 8 December 2020.Title next held byHuang Ming Civic offices Preceded byChen Hao First Secretary of the Secretariat of All-China Federation of Trade Unions 2010–2013 Succeeded bySun Chunlan Academic offices Preceded byPan Yunhe Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering 2013–2015 Succeeded byLi Xiaohong