Timor Sea


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Timor Sea

An arm of the Indian Ocean between Timor and Australia.

Timor Sea

n
(Placename) an arm of the Indian Ocean between Australia and Timor. Width: about 480 km (300 miles)

Ti′mor Sea′


n.
an arm of the Indian Ocean, between Timor and NW Australia.
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Noun1.Timor Sea - an arm of the eastern Indian Ocean between Timor and northern Australia
Indian Ocean - the 3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the east and merging with the Antarctic Ocean to the south
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The Australian Parliament passed legislation to implement the treaty between Australia and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Establishing their Maritime Boundaries in the Timor Sea.
The company expects to make a final investment decision with its partners later this year on whether to develop the Barossa gas field to keep the Darwin LNG plant filled when supply runs out around 2022 from its current source, the Bayu Undan field in the Timor Sea.
Less well understood, however, is the dispute between the small Southeast Asian state of Timor-Leste and its much larger neighbour Australia over maritime boundaries and oil and gas reserves in the Timor Sea. Principally, the Timor Sea constitutes a distinctive kind of dispute from those most well understood in Southeast Asia.
AUSTRALIA and East Timor have signed a historic treaty drawing their maritime boundary, ending years of bitter wrangling over billions of dollars of oil and gas riches lying beneath the Timor Sea and opening a new chapter in relations.
The dispute has soured relations since 2002, when East Timor gained independence from Indonesia.East Timor will gain most of the revenue from the contested gas fields in the Timor Sea, representatives of East Timor and Australia agreed on Tuesday in New York.
In addition to these zones, there are interesting new finds in the Timor Sea, where big oil and gas discoveries have been made.
More than 6,000 miles east of Africa, just north of Australia and across the Timor Sea, is Timor-Leste, the official name of East Timor.
investor in Timor-Leste is ConocoPhillips; its Bayu-Undan gas condensate development is located in the Timor Sea joint petroleum development area between Timor-Leste and Australia.
Collaery is representing East Timor's government in an arbitration hearing at The Hague which accuses Australia of espionage over a controversial Timor Sea gas treaty.
The Company has assembled a portfolio of exploration, appraisal and development stage opportunities on the NW Shelf, the Ashmore Cartier and the Timor Sea regions in Australia, offshore North Sumatra, and on Madura Island, East Java in Indonesia and the Gulf of Thailand.
It flows north through the Drysdale River National Park and drops 262 feet at the spectacular King George Falls before entering the Timor Sea at Koolama Bay.
Situated on the Timor Sea, Darwin is about 2,000 miles northwest of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.