The 130-hectare Brunei LNG plant was designed to service the projects original 20-year supply commitment. In 1993 B$500 million dollars was invested in a major facility rejuvenation to extend the plant life. In the same year, Japanese buyers extended their Sales and Purchase Agreement for another 20 years. A year later, South Korean customers made a short-term agreement, which led to long-term contracts from 1997 onwards. In 2004, Brunei LNG embarked on a second major plant rejuvenation project.
Natural gas is now Brunei Darussalam’s major revenue earner. Annually, more than 6.71 million tonnes of LNG is shipped to long-term customers in Japan and South Korea in an operation that has remained on schedule for more than 30 years, delivering some more than 5000 cargoes (approximately 193 million tonnes) of LNG
KOTUG will be operating 3 tugs in the Port (Operations to commence October 2014).