Makassar Strait

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Makassar Strait

A strait between Borneo and Sulawesi connecting the Java Sea with the Celebes Sea.
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(or Macas′sar) Strait′

a strait between Borneo and Sulawesi.
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West Ganal is a new Gross Split PSC (Production Sharing Contract) covering an area of about 1,129 square kilometers adjoining the Eni operated Muara Bakau and East Sepinggan PSCs, in the Makassar Strait offshore East Kalimantan.
"There will be 12 planes from the US, Malaysia, China, South Korea, Japan and Thailand arriving soon," Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said, adding that all foreign aid is arriving first in Balikpapan, the main city in East Kalimantan province across the Makassar Strait, before they are distributed to the disaster areas.
By the start of February 1942, Houston still had not fired a gun in anger, leaving the crew eager for action as she headed to cut off a Japanese convoy in the Makassar Strait between the islands of Celebes (now Sulawesi) and Borneo in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia).
Indonesia opens some of its waters for international navigation like applied in the Malacca Strait and Singapore Strait in Sunda Strait, Lombok Strait, and Makassar Strait. 'The goal is to invite more investment to Indonesia,' Luhut said.
64; Charles Zerner, 'Sounding the Makassar Strait: The poetics and politics of an Indonesian marine environment', in Culture and the question of rights: Forests, coasts and seas in Southeast Asia, ed.
Ophir is also in the process of completing the acquisition from Niko of two additional PSCs - North Makassar Strait and North Ganal; a further update on these will be provided in due course.
For example, Chevron's $12 billion Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) project (the country's first ultra-deepwater natural gas project) in the Makassar Strait has been delayed as the operator does not know whether the government will extend the production-sharing contracts, implying that billions of dollars of investment are currently on hold.
One of its new gas yilding areas is off East Kalimantan's shore, in Makassar Strait where its fields include Kutai Basin's Gendalo-Gehem which in 2014 began pumping; their plateau is 1,100 MCF/d of gas and 47,000 b/d of condensate.
We will view the eclipse in the Makassar Strait, between the islands of Borneo and Sulawesi.
The Ruby gas field is located within the Sebuku Production Sharing Contract in the Makassar Strait between the islands of Kalimantan and Sulawesi.
A stable flow was established through the export pipeline at the gas field, which is located within the Sebuku Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in the Makassar Strait between the islands of Kalimantan and Sulawesi.
Norway-based Statoil has started drilling exploration wells in the Makassar Strait.