Java Sea

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Ja′va Sea′

a sea between Java and Borneo.
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On Monday, KrisEnergy Ltd announced it has discovered gas at the Mustika-1 exploration well, in the Sakti production sharing contract in the East Java Sea, Indonesia, although initial indications suggest that this discovery is likely to be below the economic threshold for a commercial find.
Survey ships have located at least nine big objects, including the AirAsia jet's fuselage and tail, in the Java Sea.
The divers are being sent following a major development in the search for the airplane when sonar equipment aboard search ships detected four massive objects on the ocean floor in the Java Sea, AP reported.
An immediate search and rescue operation got underway, but no trace of the plane had been found -- leaving investigators to again ponder the fate of the Airbus A320 and fear that it is at the bottom of the Java Sea.
Countries around the region as well as the US, France and Australia are joining the search over the Java sea.
They confirmed that debris located found in the Java sea comes from the AirAsia Airbus A320 which went missing on Sunday carrying 162 passengers.
Flight QZ8501 did not issue a distress signal and disappeared over the Java Sea five minutes after requesting the change of course, which was refused because of heavy air traffic, officials said.
Australia, Singapore and Malaysia deployed planes and ships to assist in the search as anguished relatives anxiously waited for news of their loved ones more than a day after Flight QZ8501 disappeared over the Java Sea.
Their leader Bambang Budi Utomo said: "This is an extraordinary find that will certainly provide useful information about what took place in the Java Sea during World War II
There are four oil producing regions: Sumatra, the Java Sea, East Kalimantan and Natuna.
The woman had hired a boat in Indonesia with friends but it lost power and ran aground, leaving them stranded in the Lombok straits, which run from the Java Sea to the Indian Ocean.
owns 100% of the Bawean Production Sharing Contract ("Bawean Contract") in the Java Sea approximately 430 miles east of Jakarta, Indonesia and 50 miles north of the Island of Java.