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Balikpapan

(bä`lēkpä`pän), city (1990 pop. 344,405), E Borneo (Kalimantan), Indonesia, on an inlet of Makasar Strait. An important seaport and oil center with refineries, it is connected by pipeline with the oil fields of Samarinda. Timber is also exported.

Balikpapan

 

city and port in Indonesia; located in the eastern part of the island of Kalimantan, in the Macassar Strait. Population 92,000 (1961). Industries include the refining and export of oil.

Balikpapan

a city in Indonesia, on the SE coast of Borneo. Pop.: 409 023 (2000)
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Pertamina has previously said it wanted to boost capacity of its 260,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) Balikpapan refinery to 280,000 bpd as part of an upgrading project and a shift to sour crude from more expensive sweet crude.
WIKA also were eyeing four projects of PLN, including a PLTU 2x100 MW of Pulang Pisau in Central Kalimantan; a PLTU 2x100 MW in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan; a PLTU 2x100 in Riau; and PLTU 2x7 MW in Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, and South Kalimantan.
During the Second World War he was awarded the DSO (Distinguished Service Order) for his acts of leadership as a member of the 2nd/10th Battalion, Seventh Australian Division, during the "seaborne assault on the heavily-defended oil port of Balikpapan," beginning on 1 July 1945.
Airwagon International, an Indonesian carrier, has denied reports that one of its Airbus A300 passenger flights from Jakarta had caught fire while at the Sepinggan airport in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan on 19 October.
Halliburton's Fluid Systems segment has been awarded a four-year, $50 million contract to provide cementing services for TOTAL E&P INDONESIE offshore Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
AirAsia operates flights to 15 Indonesian destinations including Jakarta, Bali, Medan, Surabaya, Bandung, Pekanbaru and the only airline to fly direct from Kuala Lumpur to Banda Aceh, Balikpapan, Yogyakarta, Lombok, Padang, Palembang, Semarang, Solo and Makassar.
According to plan BJB will build nine new branch offices in Makassar, Denpasar, Balikpapan, Pekanbaru, Palembang, and Lampung and in Java such as Solo and West Jakarta.
PLN warned in early 2001 that 21 regions would suffer power shortages in the near future, including Aceh, Bangka, Bengkulu, Jambi, Pontianak, Lombok, Ambon, Balikpapan and Papua.
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Earlier the company acquired a hospital in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, and renamed Siloam Hospital.
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