• 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 new Chinese professional immigrants and acts to enhance the Chinese and Australian petroleum business dynamics.


  • 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 similar industry 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 organizations and universities.

Our Mission

The Aims of this Association are:


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

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

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

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