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, island (1990 pop. 192,972), 1,866 sq mi (4,833 sq km), Indonesia, in the Java Sea midway between Sumatra and Borneo. It has valuable tin mines (government-owned), worked chiefly by Chinese labor. Belitung is also known for its pepper.
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Billiton

an island of Indonesia, in the Java Sea between Borneo and Sumatra. Chief town: Tanjungpandan. Area: 4833 sq. km (1866 sq. miles)
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Moody's also downgraded other ratings of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc and their subsidiaries.
Otto Energy disclosed on Friday that it has just received a US$21.3-million due from BHP Billiton in respect of the recently completed Hawkeye-1 drilling operations.
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In a regulatory filing, Otto Energy said that the letter of intent also proposed the termination of its farm-out agreement with BHP Billiton, which now would need to pay its obligations to the service contract.
The central bank said that it has increased its overall holding in BHP Billiton by purchasing a further 1.6 million shares in the Australia-listed arm of the company, while it sold shares in the UK-listed arm.
"I will not be granting an extension to BHP," Tom Koutsantonis, South Australia's minister of mining, said in Bloomberg News, noting an extension could only be considered if BHP Billiton Ltd.
24 May 2012 - BNP Paribas (EPA:BNP), Royal Bank of Scotland (LON:RBS), or RBS, Santander Global Banking & Markets and Lloyds (LON:LLOY) have led BHP Billiton's (ASX:BHP) new EUR2bn (USD2.5bn) bond issue, comprised of two tranches, data provided by Reuters show.
International Resource News-August 26, 2011--BHP Billiton completes acquisition of Petrohawk Energy Corporation(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
BHP Billiton said that the first gas has commenced from the Angostura Gas Project offshore Trinidad and Tobago.