But Australian officials have said they will not release the findings of the report into the Timor Sea
leak, one of Australia's worst spills, until "legal constraints" have been cleared.
If the final development decision for Greater Sunrise is a pipeline to Darwin, it will be processed in the company's Darwin-based LNG facility, currently used to process natural gas from Bayu-Undan in the Timor Sea
, whose extraction began in 2004, also under the Timor Sea
CMATS also allows Australia to develop other undersea oil and gas reserves in previously contested areas, and Timor-Leste foregoes its right to a maritime boundary until all Timor Sea
petroleum has been extracted and sold.
Australia and East Timor signed the Timor Sea
Treaty in 2002, using the earlier boundary agreement with Indonesia.
Timor, Australia fail to reach agreement on Timor Sea
Peter Dowling, the Christian Brother provincial for Victoria and Tasmania, has written to Prime Minister John Howard seeking a change in Australia's claim over oil and gas resources in the Timor Sea
The Timor Sea
dispute is driven by conflicting claims around where a maritime boundary should be placed between Australia and East Timor.
However, sea trials indicated that the raft was too heavy to maneuver across the Timor Sea
On June 14, 2003, ConocoPhillips, a Texas-based energy company, reported that the Timor Sea
Designated Authority has ruled in favor of a $1.
JNOC) said Monday it will next March dissolve its joint venture for exploring natural gas reserves in the Timor Sea
off Australia as its operations are unlikely to become profitable.
Equipment imports will be heavily oriented toward extraction and transportation of natural gas from reserves under the Timor Sea
Australia does stand to gain from good relations with East Timor, particularly in the fruits of the Timor Sea