Gulf of Thailand


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Thailand, Gulf of,

or

Gulf of Siam,

shallow arm of the South China Sea, c.500 mi (800 km) long and up to 350 mi (560 km) wide, separating the Malay Peninsula from E Thailand, Cambodia, and S Vietnam. Bangkok, the gulf's chief port, is at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River.

Thailand, Gulf of

 

(Gulf of Siam), a gulf of the South China Sea between the Malay Peninsula and the southeastern part of the peninsula of Indochina. The gulf cuts deep inland for a distance of 720 km; the width at the entrance is approximately 400 km. Depths reach 70 m. Tides are diurnal and have a range of 4 m. The Chao Phraya River empties into the head of the gulf. The seaport of Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is situated 30 km inland, on the Chao Phraya.

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29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chevron Corporation today announced that its subsidiary Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Ltd, its co-concessionaires and the Thai Ministry of Energy have signed an agreement to extend the production period of four offshore blocks in the Gulf of Thailand for an additional 10 years, from 2012 to 2022.
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The camp is located on a beautiful beach on the Gulf of Thailand.
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Spread over 25 acres, the luxurious Conrad Koh Samui Resort and Spa will offer panoramic views of the Gulf of Thailand, outlying islands and the surrounding landscape of lush coconut plantations.
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Melbourne, Australia, Nov 30, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - MEO Australia Limited (ASX:MEO) (OTCQX:MEOAY) advises that Pearl Oil Offshore Limited (an affiliate of Mubadala Petroleum) commenced drilling Sainampueng-1 in the Gulf of Thailand G2/48 Concession at 8:30am (local time) on 23rd November.