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Shell hit by Covid-19 clusters in Brunei

Brunei’s oil and gas sector has been reporting an increasing number of Covid-19 cases following 22 new infections that were linked to the Shell-operated Champion 7 offshore oilfield cluster.

Economic diversification gathers pace as oil reliance wanes: CSPS

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – Brunei has made “substantial progress” in diversifying its oil-driven economy in recent years, and should continue harnessing its strengths in energy to build an internationally competitive industrial sector, said the Center for Strategic and Policy Studies (CSPS).

Energy-efficient buildings get green light in Brunei

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, July 25 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): Thirteen government and commercial premises in Temburong District that went through an energy efficiency auditing programme have been given Building Energy Label Certificates.

Gov’t announces new energy efficiency standards for air conditioners

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Air conditioners that do not meet new energy efficiency standards cannot be imported into Brunei from June 14 next year, the Ministry of Energy announced in a press conference on Tuesday.

Over 1,000 ageing oil wells to close in next 30 years

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Over 1,000 ageing oil wells and platforms are expected to be dismantled in the next 20 to 30 years, the permanent secretary of energy said on Monday.

Brunei hosts regional virtual meeting

As the 2021 ASEAN Chair, Brunei Darussalam is hosting the 39th Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME) and its associated meetings at the International Convention Centre, which began yesterday via virtual platform and will run until Thursday.

Spotlight on Brunei climate change policy

Izah Azahari About 72 per cent of Brunei is still covered by forests, and about 58 per cent of this is conserved under the Heart of Borneo initiative. Brunei’s peat swamp and lowland

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.

Irony Alert: Saudi Arabia Plans To Create Its Own Electric Car

Yes, electric cars represent a minimally invasive lifestyle change for an environmentally friendly future, they are taking up the bulk of most manufacturer’s R&D budgets, and giving start-ups a chance at the big time.  But has it really gotten to the point that an oil-rich country like Saudi Arabia, which is mainly known for exotic and luxury […]

Brunei ranks eighth among Asian countries in Energy Transition Index

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, May 1 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): The World Economic Forum has ranked Brunei in eighth spot among Asian countries in the Energy Transition Index (ETI) 2021 that has been officially published this week.