The City is focused on supporting the development of Perth as a global centre for minerals and energy. This involves regular liaison with industry stakeholders, industry promotion and development initiatives and support for industry events such as large scale conferences and exhibitions.
The City also promotes export and investment opportunities related to the knowledge side of Perth’s expertise in METS (Mining, Engineering, and Technology Services), renewable energy, the green economy and LNG research, technology and innovation.
Perth is a founding member of the World Energy Cities Partnership (WECP). This partnership of 19 cities worldwide, promotes the exchange of industry knowledge research, economic development strategies and expertise within the energy sphere.
Six of the world’s seven top international energy companies are headquartered in Perth. This is Australia’s largest concentration of global oil and gas company headquarters.
Perth houses 50 countries with official government representation and new consulates are opening every year.
World Energy Cities Partnership: https://energycities.org/
Department of State Development WA: http://www.dsd.wa.gov.au/