Tanjung Kidurong

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Tanjung Kidurong, simply known as Kidurong, is a port town in Sarawak, Malaysia. Located approximately 15 minutes from the centre of Bintulu, Kidurong functions as the main industrial core of the whole Bintulu area.[1] The MLNG Complex, which is deemed as the largest single gas manufacturing complex in the world,[2] is located in Kidurong. Shell and Murphy are among the other oil and gas multinationals that operate in the Kidurong Industrial Estate. The thriving oil and gas industry in the Kidurong Industrial Area since the 1980s has brought along a vibrant expatriate community, who also live in Kidurong, notably around Tamam Matahari and MLNG Housing. This has also led to a higher price of homes in Kidurong, compared to the other suburbs in Bintulu. There is, however, a fairly large squatter's community around the Sg. Plan area, which is located roughly 3 km from the middle-class and prosperous neighbourhoods in the area. This can be seen as a reflection of an unequal distribution of wealth in the burgeoning Bintulu. Most of the squatters came from rural areas in search of a better life in Bintulu.

The Kidurong Area is serviced by two secondary schools; SMK Kidurong and SMK Assyakirin. A small international school, Kidurong International School serves the expatriate community of the area.[3] Bintulu Airport is 20 minutes drive's away, while the Bintulu Port, through which the liquefied gas produced by MLNG Complex is exported,[4] is also located in the area.


  1. ^ "Oil & Gas Roadshow". 
  2. ^ "PETRONAS LNG Complex". Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kidurong International School". Kidurong International School. 
  4. ^ "Port Features". Bintulu Port.