PETRONAS, Malaysia national oil company signed unitisation agreement (UA) with the government of Brunei Darussalam for the Gumusut-Kakap and Geronggong-Jagus East fields along the Malaysian-Brunei maritime boundary, according to PETRONAS’ press release.

The UA establishes the platform for the joint development of the fields by PETRONAS and the National Unitisation Secretariat (NUS) of Brunei to further enhance the value derived from these assets for both countries.

Petronas President and Group CEO, Tengku Muhammad Taufik stated: “Today’s signing is indeed a testament to the synergy between PETRONAS and the Ministry of Energy, Brunei Darussalam, and embodies yet another step towards strengthening our long-standing relationship for greater shared success.

“Having now formalised this landmark agreement, PETRONAS believes that both parties can look forward to continuing the strong momentum towards developing our nations’ energy sectors for the long-term growth and prosperity of both Brunei and Malaysia.”