BRUNEI CONFERS ROYAL AWARD TO PETRONAS PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
The Sultan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, has conferred the Darjah Paduka Seri Laila Jasa to PETRONAS’ President & Chief Executive Officer Tan Sri Dato’ Shamsul Azhar Abbas and PETRONAS’ Executive Vice President of Exploration & Production Business Dato’ Wee Yiau Hin. The conferment of the award, which carries the title of “Dato Seri Laila Jasa”, was held in Brunei yesterday (15 July 2012) in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan’s 66th birthday. PETRONAS is represented in Brunei through its upstream subsidiary PETRONAS Carigali Brunei Ltd, the operator of the deepwater exploration Block CA2 and a partner in deepwater Block CA1. PETRONAS is also evaluating other potential exploration and downstream opportunities in line with Brunei’s aspiration to further develop its oil and gas sector.