Showing 101-110 of 110 results

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 […]

Brunei, Korea sign three agreements vowing deeper cooperation

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – The leaders of Brunei and South Korea on Monday vowed to deepen cooperation, signing three memoranda of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in investment, science and technology and intellectual property. His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah hosted President Moon Jae-in  for talks at Istana  Nurul Iman, saying the latter’s state visit […]

Workshop focusses on UK oil and gas assets decommissioning

A FOUR-DAY Decommissioning and Restoration Workshop, hosted by the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI) in collaboration with the British High Commission in Brunei Darussalam for oil and gas industry assets, held at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) building, concluded yesterday. Permanent Secretary (Energy) at the MEMI Haji Azhar bin […]  

Brunei, Bangladesh companies to explore green energy opportunities

| Achong Tanjong | A MEMORANDUM of Understanding (MoU) between Brunei Darussalam’s Dimension Strata Sdn Bhd and Bangladesh’s Green Power Ltd was held at the Bangladeshi High Commission in Brunei Darussalam in Jalan Sungai Akar, for joint collaboration in exploring investment and business opportunities yesterday. The ceremony was witnessed by the Bangladesh High Commissioner to…

Sultan calls for wise use of technology

HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday reminded the people to use technology wisely for the purposes of strengthening their religious faith, instead of allowing themselves to be controlled by technology. His Majesty said this in […]