Built in 1991, the Billionth Barrel Monument resides along the beach in Seria and is a symbol of achievement in Brunei’s oil production. Commemorating the accomplishment in its name, the iconic structure stands tall and proud for all to see. This landmark is situated on the beach in Seria that boasts of beautiful sunsets and glimpses of oil rigs in the distant horizon.

Facts

Address: Seria, Brunei

Local Name: Billionth Barrel Monument

Open Hours

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Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
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Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours

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Billionth Barrel Monument photoPhoto by mrosanno

 

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Our Hotel Pick Near the Billionth Barrel Monument

Roomz Hotel

Rating: 7.7/10

Strategically located in the downtown of Seria, Roomz Hotel provides peaceful and comfortable stay with complimentary WiFi access in the entire property. It features a 24-hour reception, a café and an on-site business center.

 

From Wikipedia

The Billionth Barrel Monument is a monument located in Seria, Brunei.

History

The monument was built in 1991. It was commemorated by Hassanal Bolkiah on 18 July 1991. The monument commemorates the production of the billionth barrel of oil produced in the onshore oil field in Seria.

Location

The monument is located near the S-1, the first well discovered in Seria Oil Field. The well was discovered by Brunei Shell Petroleum in 1929. The monument is located 38 meters from S-1, which is now located on the beach. The only marker that remains of S-1 is a corroded steel bar.

Source: Wikipedia and Brunei Tourism

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