40th Year LNG

In the midst of His Majesty's Birthday, a new set of commemorative stamps were issued on 7th July 2010. This set of stamps was to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of our Brunei LNG. It has been with us for so long that many have forgotten when it was first commissioned. Brunei LNG was formed on 9 December 1969 and the first cargo to Japan was on 9 December 1972. The plant was officially opened by His Majesty on 4 April 1973.

When the plant was open, it was the largest facility in the world. Today it is one of the world's oldest but it has established a reputation of uninterrupted delivery of cargoes to Korea and Japan. The stamps issued were:

The first day cover:

The technical specifications for the collectors:

Official: Commemorative stamps issued to commemorate the 40th Year of Brunei LNG 1969-2009

Issued: 7 July 2010

Value: 40 cents x 3

Designer: Abdul Rahman Ahmad

Printer: Joh Encede Security Print, Netherlands

Size: 30mm x 40mm

Process Printing: Offset and Screen

Paper: 102 gsm

Perforation: 13 per 2 cm


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