June 17, 2023

Brunei Shell Joint Venture (BSJV) companies held the BSJV Long-Service Emblem on Saturday, June 17, 2023. The event celebrated 158 employees for their continuous commitment and contribution, which has amounted to more than 5000 service years.

Present as the Guest of Honour was Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (R) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Minister of Defence II.

Also in attendance at the event were Yang Mulia Pengiran Haji Jamra Weira bin Pengiran Haji Petra, Acting Permanent Secretary (Energy) at the Prime Minister’s Office; Yang Mulia Awang Haji Kula bin Haji Metasan, Acting Managing Director / Director of Human Resource and Administration at Petroleum Authority of Brunei Darussalam, members of the Brunei Shell Joint Venture Companies Board of Directors and members of the leadership teams from the respective BSJV Companies.

In her opening remarks, Country Chair of Shell Companies in Brunei and Managing Director of Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP), Agnete Johnsgaard-Lewis, said “I am proud to share this special night with the talented, hardworking people who have powered Brunei for so many decades. Through these years, you have dedicated your time, your effort, and your perseverance every working day to fulfil one mission: to power Brunei”.

“Although it is an accomplishment to discover, it is also an achievement to sustain our business for more than 90 years, while contributing towards realising Wawasan Brunei 2035 in creating a prosperous and sustainable future for Negara Brunei Darussalam,” she further shared, recounting the companies’ first journey with the discovery of oil in 1929 and how it has helped shaped the companies and country.

Speaking on behalf of the emblem recipients, Shapiee Hassan, shared his career journey from midstream to upstream industry, from onshore to offshore, alongside the many technological advancements and people development in his 40 years of service.

Held at Indera Samudra Grand Hall, The Empire Brunei, the event concluded with the highlight of presenting the long-service award.