Timor Sea

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an arm of the eastern Indian Ocean between Timor and northern Australia

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The Federal Government finally released a report into the catastrophic Montara oil spill in the Timor Sea in August 2009.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: An 10-week oil leak on the West Atlas oil rig in the Timor Sea was plugged.
2009 A 10-week oil leak on the West Atlas oil rig in the Timor Sea was plugged.
Last October, a rig spilled oil for two months into the Timor Sea off of Australia.
The Australian government has received the final report from an investigation into last year's offshore oil leak in the Timor Sea, but has not said when it will make the findings public.
program in the Timor Sea contract area JPDA 06-103, the initial wire line run
SYDNEY, November 01 (SPA) - An oil rig operated by a unit of top Thai energy firm PTTEP in the Timor Sea, which has been leaking for 10 weeks, caught fire on Sunday, officials said.
of the Timor Sea famed for its marine reserves and coral, the fund said in a
1 territorial split, Timor-Leste will receive a 50% share of government upstream revenues and the island nation can influence extraction, under legislation linked to the countries' Timor Sea Treaty, signed in 2002 upon Timor-Leste's independence.
Inpex plans to extract natural gas from an undersea field in the Masela block it is developing in the Timor Sea and export liquefied products to Japan, the sources said.
The plan to build a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in the Masela block in Timor Sea, East Nusatenggara, has come closer to reality with Inpex Masela submitting plan of development to the government.
The Treaty on Certain Maritime Arrangements in the Timor Sea (CMATS), signed with East Timor (now known as Timor-Leste), provisionally resolves a bitter maritime boundary dispute between the two nations.
Timor, Australia fail to reach agreement on Timor Sea border
Peter Dowling, the Christian Brother provincial for Victoria and Tasmania, has written to Prime Minister John Howard seeking a change in Australia's claim over oil and gas resources in the Timor Sea.
The world's newest country, Timor Leste has recently begun to develop the oil and gas reserves found within its territorial waters in the Timor Sea in cooperation with multinational energy companies.