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For example, I would commit the new offence of espionage if: (1) I published previously unpublished information (not restricted even to government information) or an article that concerned Australia's strategy for negotiating oil and gas rights in the Timor Sea with East Timor; and (2) I did so intending ... police security agencies
... at the vanguard of major energy companies trying to develop stand-alone and micro-grid solutions. It has signed a contract with Woodside to provide a 1MW/h battery at the Goodwyn A platform in the Timor Sea. ABB partnered with Alinta to build a 30MW storage system at Alinta's Newman power station.

This transitional regime (Article 1 of Annex D) establishes that the Petroleum Activities entered into under the terms of the - now revoked - Timor Sea ... era in the oil and gas industry in the Timor Sea that will, hopefully, bring new opportunities of growth and development to the small Southeast Asia country.
It is separated from Australia-its southern neighbor, by the Timor Sea. • East Timor was colonised by the Portuguese in the 16th century and was known as Portuguese Timor until November 28, 1975, when a revolutionary front declared the territory's independence. • Nine days later, it was invaded and ...
In 1971 and 1972, Indonesia and Australia agreed to four treaties (however, one of these isn't ratified) which would determine the boundaries between the two countries in the Arafura and Timor Sea. The treaty established by Australia and Indonesia back then was based on the concept of the continental ...
The treaty settles the long-running dispute over the Timor Sea, which holds significant oil and gas reserves worth up to $US30 billion. However, disagreement remains over profit sharing from resource extraction and suspicion in Dili of Australian conduct throughout the decades-long process of conciliation.

The treaty settles the long-running dispute over the Timor Sea, which holds significant oil and gas reserves worth up to $US30 billion. However, disagreement remains over profit sharing from resource extraction and suspicion in Dili of Australian conduct throughout the decades-long process of conciliation.
Much of this landscape is now more than 100m below the surface of the Timor Sea. As the island chain sat at the midpoint between southern Indonesia and Australia, it could have acted as a stepping-stone for Australia's first maritime explorers. To Australia. Including the areas of the ocean floor that were ...
On March 6, 2018, Australia and Timor-Leste signed a landmark treaty that draws permanent maritime boundaries in the Timor Sea. The treaty is the result of the United Nations Compulsory Conciliation (UNCC) processes that have facilitated negotiations between the two states for over a year.
We discovered that in the deep past (between 70,000 to 60,000 years ago, and potentially for much longer), people could see from the Indonesian islands of Timor and Rote to a now drowned island chain in the Timor Sea. From this island chain it was possible to sight the Australian continental shelf, which ...
Authors: Clive Schofield, University of Wollongong, and Bec Strating, La Trobe University. On 6 March 2018, Australia and Timor-Leste signed a landmark treaty that draws permanent maritime boundaries in the Timor Sea. The treaty is the result of the United Nations Compulsory Conciliation ...
After a long and difficult history, on 6 March 2018, Timor-Leste and Australia signed their new Treaty Establishing Maritime Boundaries in the Timor Sea. The treaty delimits, for the first time, the permanent maritime boundaries in the Timor Sea between Timor-Leste and Australia, and establishes a special ...
Federal government agency National Energy Resources Australia has approved a $200,000 grant to Carnegie Clean Energy, to cover nearly half the cost of installing solar power at Eni Australia's Blacktip wellhead platform in the Timor Sea. The $471,000 project aims to maintain system security through ...
In 1974, the collective Greater Sunrise fields were discovered in the Timor Gap, an area of the Timor Sea that lies between Australia and then-Portuguese colony East Timor. With estimated reserves of some 5.13 tcf of natural gas – equivalent to about a third of current global LNG consumption – it is a jewel ...
The 2018 Timor Sea Treaty signed in New York between Australia and Timor Leste on 6 March 2018 is a landmark agreement between the two countries and provides a pathway for the final settlement of the continental shelf and exclusive economic zone (EEZ) maritime boundaries between the countries.
Acrimonious disputes are continuing between the governments of Australia and the tiny neighouring state of East Timor despite last week's signing at the UN in New York of what the media misleadingly called an “historic” maritime boundary treaty covering the oil- and gas-rich Timor Sea. Continuing its ...
The new Australia-Timor-Leste boundary line was based on the median line between the two countries, making clear sovereignty over territory in the Timor Sea. The agreement also determined which country was entitled to rights to exploit the seabed and continental shelf of the disputed area. Government ...

It is hoped the deal, signed at the United Nations in New York, will end the bitter dispute over oil and gas reserves in the Timor Sea. The two nations have agreed to split revenue from the Greater Sunrise oil and gas deposit, which lies between Australia and East Timor. But there has been no agreement yet ...
The Timor Sea agreement is hardly cause for celebration when the core of the struggle remains unsolved. ... The Timor Sea boundary agreement has now been signed in New York, but the key to the dispute — the $50 billion Greater Sunrise liquid natural gas field — remains unresolved. Crikey ...
After nearly two years of a facilitated conciliation process initiated under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Australia and Timor Leste have finally reached agreement on a maritime boundary in the Timor Sea. The treaty, signed at the UN in New York by Australian Foreign Minister ...
In 2002 East Timor gained independence and the Timor Sea Treaty was signed, but no permanent maritime border was negotiated. East Timor has long argued the border should sit halfway between it and Australia, placing most of the Greater Sunrise oil and gas field in their territory. In 2004 East Timor ...
The agreement will establish a maritime boundary between the two countries in the Timor Sea for the first time. The conciliation proceedings also decided on the revenue sharing arrangement for the Greater Sunrise offshore gas fields. The established practice for determining maritime boundaries was ...
In 2002 East Timor gained independence and the Timor Sea Treaty was signed, but no permanent maritime border was negotiated. East Timor has long argued the border should sit halfway between it and Australia, placing most of the Greater Sunrise oil and gas field in their territory. In 2004 East Timor ...
The UN Compulsory Conciliation between Australia and Timor-Leste, which aims to set a boundary in the Timor Sea, appears to be inching towards resolution, with details emerging in the Portuguese media last week of a deal involving a median line boundary and a revenue-sharing arrangement for the ...
As a beaming UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres looked on, Ms Bishop and East Timor's minister for borders, Hermenegildo Pereira, signed the treaty establishing a permanent maritime border between the two countries. It divided the rich spoils of oil and gas in the Timor Sea sharply in East Timor's ...
Law360 (February 26, 2018, 9:30 PM EST) -- East Timor and Australia have finalized an agreement in a maritime border dispute and established a "pathway" to develop offshore gas fields located between the two countries, which hold nearly 230 million barrels of condensate oil, the Permanent Court of Arbitration said on ...
Following a conciliation process, now Australia and East Timor have reached an “agreement on a treaty which delimits the maritime boundary between them in the Timor Sea and addresses the legal status of the Greater Sunrise gas field, the establishment of a Special Regime for Greater Sunrise, and a ...
''It started over the Timor Sea, went over Darwin, Alice Springs, past Bendigo and down to Heathcote, that's how concentrated it was. ''Then, all of sudden at Heathcote, it took a left-hand turn and came right over Seymour and Whiteheads Creek catchment where it dropped the lot. ''There was 140mm ...
Here at Precise HQ, there was a moment recently when our shared love for Scotland was threatened as it tried to lure Martin O'Neill away from my beloved Northern Ireland. But all has been restored thanks to that failing, and — probably of greater relevance to you — the country making a huge push to ...
By Lindsay Murdoch. Australia and East Timor will sign a landmark agreement to carve up revenue from the $50 billion Greater Sunrise oil and gas field in the Timor Sea next week amid secrecy over the details. A report by the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague, which has overseen negotiations ...
In 2002 East Timor gained independence and the Timor Sea Treaty was signed, but no permanent maritime border was negotiated. East Timor has long argued the border should sit halfway between it and Australia, placing most of the Greater Sunrise oil and gas field in their territory. In 2004 East Timor ...
''It started over the Timor Sea, went over Darwin, Alice Springs, past Bendigo and down to Heathcote, that's how concentrated it was. ''Then, all of sudden at Heathcote, it took a left-hand turn and came right over Seymour and Whiteheads Creek catchment where it dropped the lot. ''There was 140mm ...
I passed over Kupang about 10.30 a.m. Then came more monotonous sea—I was over the Timor Sea for about five hours, and my first sight of Australia—Bathurst Island--caused great joy in the cockpit. —HINKLER. SHARE; Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter; Link. Bert Hinkler Photo: Fairfax Archives.
Nearly all the petroleum revenue Timor-Leste earns at present comes from the Bayu-Undan field in the Joint Petroleum Development Area established by the Timor Sea Treaty with Australia in 2002. To manage the oil revenue, Timor-Leste established the Petroleum Fund (PF) not long after it gained ...
The UN Compulsory Conciliation between Australia and Timor-Leste, which aims to set a boundary in the Timor Sea, appears to be inching towards resolution, with details emerging in the Portuguese media last week of a deal involving a median line boundary and a revenue-sharing arrangement for the ...
East Timor could receive up to 80 per cent of revenue from the $50 billion Greater Sunrise oil and gas field in the Timor Sea under a still-secret agreement with Australia, according to a report from the country's capital of Dili. The Portuguese news agency Lusa quotes a source familiar with sensitive and ...
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The area had been on stand-by for several days after monsoonal rains caused by a vigorous westerly flow over the Timor Sea battered the Top End. The rains prompted a severe weather warning for Darwin and a flood warning for the Adelaide and Katherine rivers. A severe weather warning was also ...
Ironically, it was the former U.S. Ambassador to Croatia, Peter Galbraith – a much respected diplomat regarded as a humanitarian who was appointed a cabinet member for political affairs and the Timor Sea in East Timor's United Nations-sanctioned first transitional government – who informed the Timorese ...
Gusmao, a wily political operator and hero of East Timor's struggle for independence, has wielded the most power behind the scenes while leading his country's negotiations with Australia on a Timor Sea maritime boundary and sharing arrangements for the $50 billion Greater Sunrise oil and gas field.
The famous passenger train journey traverses the country's Red Centre, connecting the capital cities of South Australia – Adelaide – and the Northern Territory – Darwin – the wild Southern Ocean to the tropical Timor Sea. The three-hour edit was a runaway success with Australian TV viewers, prompting a ...
“Be careful when jumping onto the beach, and mind the crocodiles,” urges the captain of the small SeaLink Ferry which brought us across the Timor Sea from Darwin, Australia. We are a small group of visitors including a team of footy players, who jump one by one onto the beach of the Tiwi capital. Footy is ...
In the Timor Sea, the Australian continental margin ended in the Timor Trough and, prior to the Jakarta negotiations, Australia had maintained this position in discussions with Indonesia. This was also the position put at the beginning of the negotiations by the leader of the Australian delegation, Bob Ellicott.
The Montara oil spill was an oil and gas leak and subsequent slick that took place in the Montara oil field in the Timor Sea, off the northern coast of Western Australia. The slick was released following a blowout from the Montara wellhead platform on 21 August 2009, and continued leaking until 3 November ...
26 announcement, Australia and East Timor will sign a new treaty this year setting maritime boundaries in an effort to settle lingering disputes over lucrative oil and gas fields in the East Timor Sea. The new treaty would be signed in March according to a directive from the Permanent Court of Arbitration in ...
Timor-Leste ends 2017 with great uncertainty over the future of the Greater Sunrise gas field, over the stability of its government and over its ambitions to become a member of ASEAN. In the long-running Timor Sea dispute between Australia and Timor-Leste, the year started with a bombshell. In January ...
Timor-Leste's position was likely influenced by its participation in a then-ongoing arbitration by a Hague-based tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration process to delineate a maritime boundary in the Timor Sea with Australia. Timor-Leste had initiated the arbitration proceedings. The two countries ...
Among the schemes underway are a special economic zone in Oecusse in the west and the Tasi Mane project on the south coast which is being built in anticipation of piped gas from a new LNG field in the Timor Sea. Details of the deal with Australia over the Greater Sunrise field are still to be unveiled and ...
Bec Strating: There are a number of elements in the dispute regarding maritime boundaries and the development of hydrocarbon resources in the Timor Sea. With regard to the former issue, Australia has preferred delaying the delimitation of permanent maritime boundaries, while East Timor has more ...
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Timor Sea on Friday, 15 December 2017 - 14 days ago. Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Timor Sea on Friday, 15 December 2017 ...


 

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