leak which has been spewing oil into the Timor Sea for 10 weeks when
the spill is contained, Resources Minister Martin Ferguson said.
oil into the Timor Sea for 10 weeks when the spill is contained,
Resources Minister Martin Ferguson said.
Timor Sea oil leak stopped at last The Australian2009-11-03
THE fireball engulfing the West Atlas drill rig has been extinguished
and the oil and gas leak fuelling the blaze finally
Timor Sea Drilling Spill - Another Exxon Valdez?
Folks are asking us "How much oil is being spilled into the Timor
Sea?" We can't answer that with the MODIS satellite
Timor Sea Drilling Spill - Closing In On Marine Reserve
MODIS Terra and Aqua images from September 17 have a nearly ideal
sunglint pattern to reveal the oil slicks and
Timor Sea Drilling Spill - On The Move
It's been 20 days now since a well blew out on the Montara oil
platform in the Timor Sea; the platform
Australasia Timor Sea Operations – Incident Information #87".
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Timor Sea, off the northern coast of Western Australia
August 21, 2009 to November 3, 2009
The Timor Sea (Indonesian: Laut Timor; Portuguese: Mar Timor) is a sea
bounded to the north by the island of Timor, to the east by the
Arafura Sea, to the south by Australia and
Timor Sea - The Timor Sea is located in the eastern Indian OceanThe
Timor Sea is located in the eastern Indian Ocean
11°32′02″S 126°01′35″E /
The Timor Sea was hit by a large oil spill in 2009.
The Timor Sea has two substantial inlets on
the north Australian coast, the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf and the Van
the Timor Sea, likely to contain additional oil and gas reserves.
Timor Sea Office: Australia also a winner in Timor Sea deal
ETAN: Plain facts about Australia & East Timors Maritime Boundary
(also PDF version)
Treaty on Certain
Timor Sea Treaty was without prejudice to a future maritime boundary
settlement, which was to replace it.
massive oil spill in the Timor Sea has finally been stopped.
Timor Sea disaster wasn’t worth worrying about, because, while that
calamity was going on, other offshore drilling platforms were not
burning and were not leaking oil.
Timor Sea Offshore Drilling Disaster Joins the Great Wall of China
Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009
It has often been said that the Great Wall of China is the only sign
* Timor Sea Oil Spill: Among Three Worst Oil Spills in
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the Timor Sea on August 21st and has occured right in the middle of a
marine ’superhighway’ for whales, turtles and seabirds and is close to
Timor Sea Oil Spill: Among Three Worst Oil Spills in Australian History
Timor Sea Oil Spill: Among Three Worst Oil Spills in Australian
development in the Timor Sea for many years. He currently lectures at
the School of Petroleum Engineering, University of New South Wales in
Rob Wesley-Smith wrote to the Timor Sea Justice Campaign discussion
list on Feb 7, declaring "I have published before that the “government
take” over say 30 years is more like $35bn.
spokesman has said that if all Timor Sea gas came ashore to Darwin it
would create directly and indirectly 12,000 jobs for Australians.
The public’s “discovery” of another leak in the Timor Sea, this time
at Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) rig 50km from Montara has led to
increased public outrage in Australia.
The Timor Sea Spill started on August 21, 2009 when an oil platform in
the Australian Montara oil field began spewing crude oil.
Australia’s shame – the Timor Sea oil spill disaster in pictures
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October 25, 2009 at 10:53 pm
A massive asteroid hit the Timor Sea around 35 million years ago, and
may have contributed to the formation of the Antarctic ice sheets,
reports Wendy Zukerman
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continues to gush into the Timor Sea-at an estimated rate of
somewhere between 400 and 2,000 barrels per day-from an oil rig off
the NW coast of Australia, a lot happened
Do you remember the Timor Sea oil spill last year?Well, here comes
another disaster... this time on U.S. soil... 'er waters.So far the
spill covers an estimated 817 square miles.
The Timor Sea, meanwhile, is home to considerable oil and gas
6 Stories on Timor Sea Search this topic
Rig spill causes oil slick off Australia
Crews worked Monday to disperse an oil slick that stretches 8 nautical
oil and gas fields in the Timor Sea in January, there was an
expectation that the world's newest nation potentially could get a
much-needed $4 billion boost to its coffers.
oil and gas fields in the Timor Sea that could potentially give East
Timor an extra $4 billion.
The Timor Sea Justice Campaign (TSJC) was an independent campaign made
up of concerned individuals of various ages and professions working to
bring about a just and prompt resolution to the
shipping of all Timor Sea crude, from both sides of the border, to
Beneath the Timor Sea lie considerable reserves of oil and gas.
The Timor Sea was the location for Australia's largest oil spill when
the Montara oil field leaked oil, natural gas and condensate from 21
August to 3 November
The Timor Sea is
adjacent to three substantial inlets on the north Australian coast,
the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf, Beagul Gulf and the Van Diemen Gulf.
Australia signed the Timor Sea Treaty with East Timor on 20 May 2002.
The treaty was tabled in Parliament on 25 June 2002.
Sunrise fields on or before the date on which the Timor Sea Treaty is
ratified and in any event before 31 December 2002 as this would serve
the best interests of both nations.
ratification of the Timor Sea Treaty is a fundamental condition
precedent to the exploitation of the gas and oil resources.
petroleum resources in the Timor Sea in order to establish itself as
an economically self-sufficient state.
the petroleum wealth in the Timor Sea – the sea that lies between
Timor-Leste and Australia. The problem is that Timor-Leste’s claims to
these resources overlap with those advanced by Australia.
Timor Sea in order to establish itself as an economically
As many as 10,000 communities rely on the Timor Sea for sustenance,
with some 7,000 fishermen plying the waters.
oil, gas and condensate into the Timor Sea at a rate reported as being
from 300 to 1,200 barrels a day, and now covers an area estimated at
6,000 square kilometers.
the Timor Sea on Oct. 23 to determine the severity of the problem
after local fishermen reported finding clumps of crude oil in the
country's Exclusive Economic Zone.
projects in the Timor Sea this year. DAVID HANCOCK says Australia, and
particularly Darwin, will reap the benefits The Timor Sea oil fields
off northern Australia will see a...
The Timor Sea is a small stretch of water between the island of Timor
and northern Australia.
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The Timor Sea is the site of an important oil field.
Certain Maritime Arrangements in the Timor Sea (CMATS) was signed
by the 2 Foreign Ministers, Downer & Ramos Horta, on 12th January
The Timor Sea between Australia & East Timor contains large seabed
deposits of oil & natural gas; these are East Timor's main
exportable natural resource.
litres of oil, gas and condensate into the Timor Sea at a rate of
reported variously as being from 300 to 1200 barrels a day.
spewing into the Timor Sea, WWF launched a research trip from Darwin
to the affected area to gain a first-hand snapshot of the region’s
marine life and the potential impacts and risk to marine wildlife of
and East Timor, the Timor Sea treaty and the oil reserves in the Timor
Beneath the Timor Sea lie considerable reserves of oil and gas.
Australia and East Timor have had a lengthy dispute over exploitation
rights in an area known as the Timor Gap.
The Timor Sea (Indonesian: Laut Timor; Portugeuse: Mar Timor) is an
arm of the Indian Ocean situated between the island of Timor, now
split between the states of Indonesia and East Timor, and the
The Timor Sea Justice Campaign claims the deal is an improvement on
the current situation, but believes it still falls short of East
Timor's likely entitlements under International Law.
MKOTT: Timor Sea Movement Press Release on Talks (04/19/04)
East Timor Environmentalist Wins Top Global Award (04/19/04)
MKOTT: Movement Against the Occupation of the Timor Sea Launched
on Treaties Inquiry into the Timor Sea Treaty and the Exchange of
Notes between East Timor and Australia (Timor Sea) (7/29/02)
Estafeta: A Dangerous Oil Slick: Australia Tries to Hijack East Timor's
Timor Sea Justice Campaign Skeptical of 'Grinch' Downer
LH Bulletin Vol. 6 No.
Freitas said that the issue of Timor Sea oil is primarily a question
of sovereignty, not resources, and he argued for government
transparency in all matters relating to East Timor's oil.
Timor Sea oil - a question of sovereignty
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 10:00
As the Australian government
Timor Sea's oil and gas within the area, which never saw a maritime
Sunrise gas field in the Timor Sea off the north-west coast of
Australia the project was frozen in 2004 so that Australia and Timor
Leste could work out the revenue split.
The Timor Sea has a huge and complex range of oil fields. Disputes
over sovereignty have held exploitation back.
gas is to be moved by ship (as from the Timor Sea to customers in
Japan), it must first be liquified, which is usually done on land,
although Shell is proposing
Timor Sea Oil Companies at a Glance
Report from the May 2002 Dili
Under the Timor Sea Treaty (TST), the JPDA is shared 90% East
Timor and 10% Australia.
Timor Sea Oil Companies at a Glance
Part 2 Timor Sea (this part)
Company Shares of Timor Sea Oil and Gas Fields
under the Timor Sea (22 Tcf circle on Australia map, previous page).
Because it includes both gas and oil, the chart shows energy content
in Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE).
from understanding the Montara oil spill at the Timor Sea, off of
Australia, which occurred less than a year ago.
into the Timor Sea for 10 weeks (100x100 km) . Oil field operator
PTTEP Australasia said the West Atlas rig and Montara well-head
platform were on fire.
Beneath the Timor Sea lie considerable reserves of oil and gas. The
Greater Sunrise gas field is the largest in the Timor Sea.
The Timor Sea is an arm of the Indian Ocean situated between the
island of Timor, now split between the states of Indonesia and East
Timor and the
Tom Clarke is the co-ordinator of the Timor Sea Justice Campaign in
before sliding back into the Timor Sea and now Laurence is forecast to
make a second landfall in Australia. Laurence is forecast to make ...
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The Timor Sea is located in coastal waters north of Australia.
2002: Timor Sea concession dispute (Oceanic Exploration/Petrotimor)
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Timor Sea Petroleum Exploration over the past 40 years
year history of petroleum exploration in the Timor Sea, in 40 minutes.
Another attempt is made to plug the Timor Sea oil rig that has been
burning out of control for days.
Timor Sea has meant a fire aboard the West Atlas rig continued to burn
It has been leaking 400 barrels of oil a day into the Timor Sea for more than 10 weeks, as captured by NASA, bottom.
Burning resources ... the West Atlas drilling rig, top, seen burning
Laminaria - is located in the Timor Sea, 550km north-west of Darwin.
South China Sea - Timor Sea - Trinidad and Tobago - West of Africa -
Buffalo - The Buffalo Field Development Area (JPDA) of Timor Sea.
a Timor Sea Petroleum Seminar in Dili-was never part of the plan.Right
and revenue: the price of an education: the newly elected ...
Timor Sea - an arm of the eastern Indian Ocean between Timor and
northern AustraliaIndian Ocean - the 3rd largest ocean; bounded by
Africa on the west, Asia on the
Timor Sea An arm of the Indian Ocean between Timor and Australia.
The Timor sea is the arm of the Indian ocean. It is located northerly
Timor Sea reserves are regarded in Canberra as a critical strategic
issue, with crucial implications for energy supplies and export
Timor Sea Treaty within hours of taking office, preserving the 1989
treaty’s joint development zone, which allocates much of the seabed
wealth to Australia.