Arafura Sea


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A·ra·fu·ra Sea

 (ä′rə-fo͞o′rə)
A shallow part of the western Pacific Ocean between the Timor and Coral Seas, separating New Guinea from Australia.

Arafura Sea

(ˌærəˈfʊərə)
n
(Placename) a part of the W Pacific Ocean, between N Australia and SW New Guinea

A′ra•fu′ra Sea′

(ˈɑr əˈfʊər ə, ˌɑr ə-)
n.
a part of the Pacific between N Australia and SW New Guinea.
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Noun1.Arafura Sea - a part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of IndonesiaArafura Sea - 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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In November 2010 BP got 100% in a PSC in onshore Papua on the coast of the Arafura Sea, some 480 km south-east of Tangguh, boosting prospects for a third LNG train to be built when sufficient gas reserves for this have been proven and buyers have been secured.
The Abadi gas field is situated in the 3,221kmA Masela block in the Arafura Sea, Indonesia.
76 million tonnes per year of LNG produced through an FLNG plant on the field in Masela block, Arafura Sea, Indonesia.
With the war approaching Claire was removed north to the new mission on Croker Island (where the Arafura Sea meets the Timor Sea, east of the Coburg Peninsula).
Fish ports in northern coasts of Java ports also serve as fish terminals for fishing boats from eastern part of the country including NTB, NTT, Makassar strait, Masalembo sea, Arafura sea, Scram (Maluku) and southern Java.
Yahata, who will be accompanied by series of Indonesians in the second seat of his two-person sea kayak ''Matahari Nusantara'' (Sun of the Archipelago), plans to paddle mostly inshore, but even on the initial leg of the journey he will have to tackle the ferocity of the Arafura Sea as he crosses from Kaimana in Papua to Tual in the Maluku Islands.
An exception is the chapter by James Fox on the maritime communities in the Timor and Arafura Sea region, which he sees as centre of diversity of maritime culture.
Age determination and growth of red emperor snapper (Lutjanus sebae) in the Arafura Sea off North Australia.
In the Indonesian remote Arafura Sea, IPM assisted INPEX in completing a four-well appraisal campaign in water depths ranging from 580 m to 730 m, proving significant gas reserves and acquiring subsurface information required for the field development plan.
Darwin in the Arafura Sea and covers 15,540 sq km in water depths less
Malaka Strait Pinang PT Sari Darma Indah Indian Ocean, South Sabang, Tanjung China Sea Pinang PT Harapan Insani Arafura Sea Ambon, Sorong PT Bangkit Samudra Sulawesi Sea, Samudra Jakarta, Bitung, Pacific Ocean Ambon PT Putra Duta Shindu Indian Ocean, Sea Jakarta, Benoa, Sulawesi, Pacific Ocean Kendari, Bitung PT Usaha Mina n.
The NT/P83 Exploration Permit is located some 120 km north of Darwin in the Arafura Sea and covers 15,540 sq km in water depths less than 200 m.