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‘World’s first international hydrogen supply chain’ realised between Brunei and Japan

A consortium in Japan says it has “realised the world’s first international hydrogen supply chain”, after successfully extracting H2 from a liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC) shipped from Brunei. The Advanced Hydrogen Energy Chain Association for Technology Development (AHEAD) demonstration project aims to show that a global hydrogen supply chain can be established using LOHC — a […]

Agreement inked to boost downstream industry in Brunei

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/Asia News Network): Brunei Fertilizer Industries Sdn Bhd (BFI) signed a service agreement in a virtual ceremony with Muara Port Company Sdn Bhd (MPC) to undertake logistics, operations and port-handling services for the purpose of exporting granular urea for BFI.

AMBD plans to expand domestic sukuk market

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) plans to expand the domestic sukuk programme to further diversify investment opportunities, the central bank’s managing director said on Wednesday.

Ampelmann and Brunei Shell Petroleum extend collaboration in Asia Pacific

Ampelmann, the Dutch offshore access provider, has signed a new, three-year contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP) for work in Asia Pacific. The company will provide two of its latest version L-type systems to enable daily crew change operations in the region. “We are excited to continue our collaboration with BSP and are thankful for […]

Bangladesh, Brunei strike seven deals

Dhaka and Bandar Seri Begawan yesterday signed seven instruments to step up cooperation in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, livestock, culture, sports and LNG supply. The deals were signed after an official bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah at the latter’s official residence here. The ministers concerned of the […]

BGC marks 21 years of delivering Brunei LNG

BRUNEI Gas Carriers Sdn Bhd (BGC) was established in 1998 as a joint venture between the Brunei government, Shell Gas BV and Diamond Gas Carriers BV. This year, BGC celebrates its 21st anniversary. BGC has been and continues to be a vital force in contributing to the nation’s wealth, with liquefied natural gas (LNG) as […]

Brunei banks on technology to preserve its economic lifeline: fossil fuel

Brunei Darussalam’s renewable energy policy is as modest as its hydrocarbon strategy is ambitious. The petrostate is banking on technology to reduce its carbon footprint to preserve its ambitious expansion of oil and gas activities.

Brunei car ownership completely saturated: ASEAN

Car ownership in Brunei is saturated and the sultanate stands to benefit from fuel economy policies over time, according to a publication of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The “ASEAN Fuel Economy Roadmap for Transport Sector 2018-2025: with Focus on Light-Duty Vehicles,” released recently, shows Brunei has fully saturated its vehicle ownership, being […]

Brunei Darussalam’s growth momentum expected to continue in 2018: IMF

Real GDP in 2017 was stronger than expected, rebounding to 1.3 per cent supported by both the O&G and non-O&G sectors. On September 17, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Brunei Darussalam. Brunei Darussalam’s economy has been adjusting well to lower oil prices since 2014, […]

Brunei delegates to explore energy tech in Japan

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/Asia News Network): Six officials left the country for Japan on Tuesday (Aug 1) to participate in the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS) Brunei-Japan Energy Technology Exchange to deepen the knowledge on Japanese energy technology and to contribute to the resolution of policy issues in Brunei […]