Brunei Darussalam

It is the smallest country in the ASEAN region, accounted for 0.07% of the total ASEAN population.
but it has the ninth largest LNG reserve in the world and the fourth largest oil producer in ASEAN.
About 52.6% of its GDP came from the oil and gas industry.
Oil products has been the domain of TFEC followed by electricity.

NDC Target

Reduce Total Energy Consumption (by 2035)

63%
Compared to
Business-as-usual (BAU)

Brunei Darussalam, with a population of around 421,300 in 2017[1], is the smallest country in the ASEAN region, both in terms of area and population. The country is independent from energy import, due to its vast domestically available oil and gas reserves. Brunei Darussalam has the ninth largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) reserve in the world as well as the fourth largest oil producer in South East Asia region. In 2017, the GDP of Brunei accounted is around 12.2 billion USD[2], of which 52.6% came from the oil and gas industry. This sector also accounts for more than 90% of the total national export. Hence the declination of oil prices and drop in fossil energy production causes Brunei’s GDP to decline over the past few years (-1.3% as of 2017). Bandar Seri Begawan is the city of the state. Malay is the official language, while english is widely spoken among the population.

[1] By Department of Economic Planning and Development Brunei Darussalam

[2] ASEAN Secretariat. ASEAN Statistical Leaflet 2018

Brunei Darussalam has the least population in ASEAN, accounted for 0.07% of the total ASEAN population. The population has been growing from 375 thousand in 2008 to 423 thousand in 2017. The annual population growth also has been growing consistently in a range of 1 to 1.8%, from 2008 to 2017. On the other hand, Brunei Darussalam has the 2nd highest Gross Domestic Products (GDP) per capita, accounted of 28,986 USD in 2017.

There are only two main energy sources in TPES, which crude oil remain as the domain. However, the amount of TPES has reduced gradually since 2006, then spiked again in 2010 and 2011

Oil products has been the domain of TFEC followed by electricity, which the electricity consumption has been in a consistent increment trend since 2005.

NDC Target

Source : UNFCCC NDC – Brunei
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  1. Energy sector: to reduce total energy consumption by 63% by 2035 compared to a Business-As-Usual (BAU) scenario; and to increase the share of renewables so that 10% of the total power generation is sourced from renewable energy by 2035
  2. Land Transport sector: to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from morning peak hour vehicle use by 40% by 2035 compared to a business as usual scenario.
  3. Forestry sector: to increase the total gazette forest reserves to 55% of total land area, compared to the current levels of 41%.

Energy Sector

NDC Target

Reduce Total Energy Consumption (by 2035)



63%
Compared to
Business-as-usual (BAU)

Energy Sector

NDC Target

Increase the share of renewables (by 2035)



10%
of the total power generation
is sourced from renewable energy

Land Transport Sector

NDC Target

Reduce carbon dioxide emissions from morning peak hour vehicle (by 2035)



40%
Compared to
Business-as-usual (BAU)

Forestry Sector

NDC Target

Increase the total gazette forest reserves



55%
of total land area
compared to the current levels of 41%

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