The Petroleum Authority of Brunei Darussalam Act, Chapter 231 provides the establishment of Petroleum Authority (PA), a statutory body, acting as a central authority (regulator) to regulate and supervise the Upstream, Midstream & Downstream oil and gas operations in Brunei Darussalam.
The regulatory framework for petroleum activities is designed to give the best possible balance between the companies’ and the Government of Brunei’s interests. This is achieved through the PA Act. Chapter 231 and through the oversight of resource management.
Working with oil and gas operators and in cooperation with other authorities, we will ensure comprehensive assessment, reviewing and monitoring of the petroleum operational activities and program.
We set frameworks, stipulates regulations and makes decisions in areas where it has been delegated authority.