Bintulu is the FOURTH largest town in Sarawak after Kuching and Miri and Sibu. Having known for the timber and oil and gas industry, no wonder it is one of the gold mine for job hunters in Sarawak and in fact the whole northern Borneo especially for those with offshore experience ranging from top paying offshore installment managers down to the chef in the galley of the remote oil or gas platform or even a roustabout on the drilling rig. The world largest liquefied natural gas manufacturing plant at one single location is located in Bintulu. Bintulu – Miri corridor plays a vital role for the state development plan. Bakun Dam is one of them.
Bintulu town, like any other major towns in Sarawak, is located by the river and sea.