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A city of Indonesia in southeast Borneo on an inlet of Makassar Strait. It is a major port and oil center.


(Placename) a city in Indonesia, on the SE coast of Borneo. Pop: 409 023 (2000)


(ˈbɑ lɪkˈpɑ pɑn)

a seaport on E Borneo, in central Indonesia. 344,405.
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The carrier is adding five new routes, including two new Indonesian destinations, Balikpapan and Manado.
The well is designed to test the updip potential of the Late Miocene Balikpapan and Early- Middle Miocene Pulau Balang reservoirs which were penetrated by the Naga Selatan-1 well drilled by SPC Mahakam Hilir in 2012.
The aircraft will be used to serve flights from Garuda's hubs in Makassar, Medan and Balikpapan to increase connectivity from the three cities, he said.
Indonesia's Pertamina has renewed a plan to upgrade its Balikpapan refinery with Dubai-based ETA Star and Itochu Corp of Japan, a spokesman for the state energy firm said.
The carrier also intends to operate services to Makassar in South Sulawesi, Balikpapan in East Kalimantan, Medan in North Sumatra, and Batam in Riau Province according to the Jakarta Post.
The former HMAS Wewak, Betano and Balikpapan were decommissioned from the Royal Australian Navy in 2012.
57 billion, Sepinggan airport of Balikpapan valued at Rp 335.
The 3,930Ha ATP concession is located approximately 90km SW of Balikpapan and has direct access to owned and operated barge loading infrastructure.
The company had previously scrapped a spot tender seeking two 200,000-barrel 92-octane parcels for first-half February arrival at Cilacap and Balikpapan because of high price offers.
Pertamina's $11 bn plan to upgrade and expand its main refineries includes, other than Cilacap, the plants of Balongan, Balikpapan and Dubai.