JICHAI was formerly named Huafeng Machinery Factory, which was founded in 1920. It began to manufacture diesel engines at the beginning of 30's and became one of the earliest domestic manufacturers on diesel engines.
It was renamed CNPC JICHAI POWER COMPANY LIMITED
Zhu De, a proletarian revolutionist, visited JICHAI twice.
JICHAI evolved from agriculture departments to petroleum industries and then engaged in overhauling, researching and manufacturing oil prospecting power equipment.
Vice Premier Yu Qiuli, a founder of China petroleum industry, inspected JICHAI.
State Councilor Kang Shi'en, one of China petroleum industry founders, visited JICHAI.
JICHAI successfully produced 12V190-diesel engines, which thoroughly broke the vacancy of domestic petroleum drilling powers and became the leading product of this industry.
JICHAI developed the first high-power natural gas engine in China, which passed national authentication in 1982.
Since 1980s, JICHAI products have been used by over 90% Chinese oil drilling teams.
JICHAI came into the market on Shenzhen Stock Exchange, for short as 'Petroleum Jichai' with a stock code 000617.
Jichai diesel engines were settled in Zhongnanhai.
the biggest power 260 engine of China's independent brand was successfully developed in Jichai.
The reorganization of west-south oil and gas field and Chengdu compressor factory was made under Jichai.
Signed an agreement with MAN of Germany to develop high-power gas engines.
Jichai obtained the weapons and equipment quality management system certification.
The maximum power of domestic high speed reciprocating compressor set which was independently developed by Jichai passed the national acceptance inspection.
The new generation 175 series high-performance engines put into mass production.