• WACPA was founded on the 19 June, 2014 and is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities to individual and company members through networking, knowledge sharing, technical training, co-operation and business interactions. WACPA also provides career advice to recent Chinese migrants from professional backgrounds and strives to enhance Chinese and Australian petroleum business collaborations.


  • WACPA is a not-for-profit, non-political Western Australian organisation for all professionals associated with the Chinese and West Australian petroleum industry.

Who Are We
  • Our members are oil/gas professionals with an interest in Chinese oil/gas and its association with related industries in Western Australia. Members may be Executives, Managers, Earth Scientists, Petroleum Engineers, Facility Engineers, Environmental Engineers, IT Specialists, Commercial Specialists and Business Developers from oil/gas companies, service companies, Government agencies, research organisations and universities.

Our Mission

The Aims of this Association are:


  • To promote meaningful connections and communications between professionals from Western Australian oil and gas companies with different cultural backgrounds.

  • To provide networking for members by organizing social and group events

  • To share best practices by organising technical symposia and roundtable discussions

  • To help new migrants and students discover their careers in Western Australia

Please click here to view the WACPA association rules.