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(ˈbɪlɪtɒn; bɪˈliːtɒn)
(Placename) an island of Indonesia, in the Java Sea between Borneo and Sumatra. Chief town: Tanjungpandan. Area: 4833 sq km (1866 sq miles). Also called: Belitung


(bɛˈli tɒŋ)

also Billiton

an island in Indonesia, between Borneo and Sumatra. 100,000; 1866 sq. mi. (4833 sq. km).
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In its submission, BHP Billiton said that as demonstrated by the work undertaken by the OECD, issues around base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) are complex and multi-layered, requiring a carefully considered and coherent package of measures to address them.
26 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC announced today that it has signed a five-year, $53 million information technology (IT) services contract with BHP Billiton Petroleum.
HOUSTON -- BHP Billiton announced today that first oil and natural gas production has commenced from the Shenzi development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
In response to the significant impact of the recent South Australian bushfires on local communities, BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities today donated A$250,000 to the State Emergency Relief Fund.
April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- BHP Billiton LNG International, a wholly owned unit of Australia-based BHP Billiton, today announced its program for reducing emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) in the vicinity of its Cabrillo Port project.
HOUSTON -- BHP Billiton Petroleum announced today the appointment of Mr.
BHP Billiton last night celebrated the shipment of its one billionth tonne of iron ore to China with customers, industrial associations, joint venture partners, suppliers and employees in Shanghai.
April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- BHP Billiton will host an Open House for Oxnard families and interested residents this Friday, April 7 from 4 to 7 PM at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme.
HOUSTON -- BHP Billiton Petroleum (NYSE:BHP) (NYSE:BBL) announced today that it has acquired exploration rights to an onshore block of approximately 7,750,000 acres in the Llanos Basin, Colombia.
Thousands of conservation experts from around the world, including environmental scientists from BHP Billiton, are in Sydney for the 2014 World Parks Congress (WPC).
HOUSTON and TORONTO, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BHP Billiton Petroleum is improving its procure-to-pay process with Quadrem's new electronic invoicing solution for oil and gas upstream services, which is based on the American Petroleum Institute's (API) PIDX standards.
HOUSTON -- BHP Billiton Petroleum announced today that oil production has been safely restored at its Neptune and Shenzi/Genghis Khan fields in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ike caused the company to shut in production on both fields.