| Danial Norjidi |
THE Energy Department at the Prime Minister’s Office (EDPMO) of Brunei Darussalam and The Ministry of Oil and Gas of the Sultanate of Oman recently co-organised a Brunei-Oman Joint Energy Seminar 2014 themed “Enhancing Partnership Towards Energy Sustainability”.
At the closing ceremony, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Gulf Energy, Oman and Flux OS Sdn Bhd, Brunei creating a partnership through a joint venture on well services activities.
The signing was witnessed by the Minister of Energy at the Prime Minister’s Office, Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Rtd) Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Awang Haji Mohammad Yasmin bin Haji Umar as the guest of honour. Also present was the Undersecretary of Ministry of Oil and Gas for the Sultanate of Oman, Salim Nasser Al Aufi.
Flux O S Sdn Bhd has a state-of-the-art workover rig package on the ground servicing Brunei Shell Petroleum assets. With this partnership, Gulf Energy will be able to complement Flux by providing technical expertise on additional support services for the Brunei market.
The successful outcome is a result of a business matching session that was participated by over 30 oil and gas service companies from Brunei and Oman.
According to the press release, another three joint venture partnerships will soon be forged – Serikandi Oilfield Services Sdn Bhd with Falcon Oil Field Services; Bestwide Advance Technology Sdn Bhd with Target Oilfield Services; and Brunfield Sdn Bhd with RAY International Oil and Gas.