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MEMI aims to reach 10% electric car usage before 2035

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – The Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI) wants to be more aggressive in promoting electric vehicles in Brunei, aiming to reach a target of 10 percent before 2035. The urgency to reduce greenhouse gases — as part of the country’s commitments under the Paris Agreement — is moving the issue forward, said […]

With $20 billion investment, Brunei’s oil and gas workforce to grow from 20,000 to 35,000

Brunei’s oil and gas industry is expected to hire 15,000 more people over the next few years with $20 billion in investment into downstream projects including a petrochemical refinery and fertilizer plant. Deputy Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry Dato Seri Paduka Awg Hj Matsatejo Sokiaw said that the first phase Hengyi Industries’ oil refinery and […]

Brunei Senior Officials Visit Dubai’s DEWA

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has received a high-level delegation from the Brunei Ministry of Energy, Manpower, and Industry (MEMI) at DEWA’s Sustainable Building in Al Quoz. Dato Seri Setia Dr Mat Suny Hussein, Minister of Energy, Manpower, and Industry, led the delegation. The meeting with Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of […]

Giant China-Brunei joint venture enters trial operation phase

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, May 3 (Xinhua) — After the successful unloading of the first crude oil shipment on Thursday night, the oil refinery and petrochemical plant at Pulau Muara Besar (PMB), the biggest joint venture between China and Brunei, officially enters the stage of trial operation and production, a senior Hengyi official said on Friday. […]

Oiling change

Royal Dutch Shell has cover to take the moral high ground in Brunei. A corporate governance group, which counts big-name investors like Standard Life Aberdeen as members, wants the $260 billion energy giant to use its clout in the tiny Southeast Asian state to press for gay rights. Shell will be cautious of fallout elsewhere, […]

Localising energy sector: Brunei looks to learn from Oman’s experience

BRUNEI Darussalam is looking to learn from Oman on how it implements its localisation strategies for the oil and gas industry, to help achieve the goals of the Bruneianisation Directive, Brunei’s very own localisation drive for the sector. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the two-day 3rd Brunei-Oman Joint Seminar at the Banquet Hall of […]

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 […]

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 eyes to curb motor fuel use with new rules

Brunei will be introducing a fuel economy regulation to reduce the country’s carbon dioxide emissions and fuel subsidies. Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry Hj Mat Suny said they will work with the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications to come out with the regulation that is expected to be launched in 2023. “It will be […]

Brunei earmarks 1.2 bln USD for oil, gas exploration

Brunei has earmarked 1.65 billion Brunei dollars (1.2 billion US dollars) for the development of new oil and gas fields and the acceleration of exploration activities this year as it sets its sights on increasing petroleum production by 30 percent over the next five years. Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry Hj Mat Suny said […]