Arafura Sea

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a part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of Indonesia

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Masela, located in the Arafura Sea (Moluccas), is IndonesiaC[bar]s largest deep-water gas project.
Inpex, the largest E&P company in Japan, operates the offshore Abadi gas field in the remote Arafura Sea, next to Australian waters, in partnership with Shell.
The biggest E&P firm in Japan, Inpex operates the Masela block in the Arafura Sea to produce natural gas and export it in LNG form.
The company engages primarily in ocean fishing with many of its self-owned vessels operating within the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone and the Arafura Sea of Indonesia.
It was described from the Philippines, and in the same study Millar (1975) comments that samples from Arafura Sea (Tokioka, 1952) and Singapore resembled his specimens slightly.
And again, the collection 'literally examines Macassan history and heritage from both sides of the Arafura and Timor seas' (p.
They left their mark on the people of northern Australia -- in language, art, economy and genetics in the descendants of both Macassan and Aboriginal ancestors that are now found on both sides of the Arafura and Banda Seas.
The largest--the American Molycorp (19,5 thousand tons) and Rare Element (10 thousand tons), Australian Arafura (20 thousand tons) and Lynas (11 thousand tons), Canada Avalon (10 thousand tons), Quest (12 thousand tons), Frontier (20 thousand tons) (Balashova, Dzhumaylo 2013).
The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is located at Bullocky Point, Darwin, not far from the central business district on a picturesque site overlooking the Arafura Sea.
Filleted fish frames or whole specimens (identified using Allen, 1985) were collected during the period of February 1989-April 2002 from fish processing facilities, research surveys, sportfishing charter operators, anglers, and spearfishing individuals in 4 regions: the coast of the Kimberley (Western Australia); the Arafura Sea (Northern Territory); coast of Cape York (Queensland); and the coast from Townsville to Cairns (Queensland) (Fig.
and Shell Upstream Overseas Services (I) Limited, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), have completed procedures for the transfer of PT EMP Energi Indonesia (EMPI)'s 10% participating interest in the Masela Block, Arafura Sea, Indonesia (Abadi LNG Project).
The gas field, which is located in the Arafura sea, has a proven reserve of 6.
Some of the key participants in the global market include AGC Seimi Chemical, Arafura Resources, China Minmetals, China Rare Earth Holdings, Ferro Corporation, Indian Rare Earths, Mitsui Mining and Smelting, Molycorp, Rhodia and so on.
Pingtan Marine" or the "Company") engages in dredging services for the China infrastructure market, and ocean fishing within the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone and the Arafura Sea of Indonesia.
According to this account, an American captain Williamson had claimed to have sailed from the Southern Ocean to the Arafura Sea through the middle of Australia.