(17) The 1958 Conference codified multiple zones of maritime jurisdiction, including the continental shelf claims employed by Australia in its approach to the Timor Sea
. The 1982 UNCLOS extended the international law on maritime jurisdiction.
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.
the Timor Sea
. The rig is owned by the Thai oil company PTTEP.
IN 2004, Australia and its newly independent neighbour Timor-Leste's (East Timor) failure to agree how to exploit the abundant hydrocarbons of the Timor Sea
's Greater Sunrise Fields has delayed this project for five years.
Inpex plans to extract natural gas from an undersea field in the Masela block it is developing in the Timor Sea
and export liquefied products to Japan, the sources said.
Which is the most northerly city in Australia, lying on the coast of the Timor Sea
The plan to build a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in the Masela block in Timor Sea
, East Nusatenggara, has come closer to reality with Inpex Masela submitting plan of development to the government.
The Treaty on Certain Maritime Arrangements in the Timor Sea
(CMATS), signed with East Timor (now known as Timor-Leste), provisionally resolves a bitter maritime boundary dispute between the two nations.
But a tug of war over riches lying at the bottom of the Timor Sea
that divides the two countries has quickly changed the tone of the relationship.
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