Sunrise LNG in Timor-Leste: Dreams, Realities and Challenges
A Report by La’o Hamutuk
Appendix 8: References
The following is an alphabetical list (by author) which includes the documents referenced in the text of this report [indicated by number in square brackets at the point of reference] as well as a few other materials which provide relevant information. We have obtained electronic copies of most of them; click on the underlined title of the document to access a local PDF file or web page. All materials are in English except where otherwise noted.
For those with difficult internet access, the CD-ROM edition of this report, including all the references, is available from La'o Hamutuk.
Additional information, background, supporting documents, etc. are available on the La'o Hamutuk website http://www.laohamutuk.org, which includes an index of oil-related topics, as well as on the OilWeb CD-ROM published by La’o Hamutuk.
 ABC News (2007). “Minister upbeat about Greater Sunrise prospects” 30 May 2007. Accessed 23 October 2007 at http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/05/30/1938192.htm
 ACIL Consulting (2002). “Development Options for Timor Sea Gas: Analysis of Implications for Australia” Consultancy report to the Northern Territory Government, February 2002.
 Adorjan, A. S. (1991). Heat Transfer in LNG Engineering. Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, U.S.A.
 AFP (2003). “Norway’s Statoil gets new boss amid corruption scandal” 1 November 2003, from http://www.petroleumworld.com/story2794.htm.
 Amaral, Demetrio, Executive Director of HABURAS. Personal interview, 12 May 2006.
 Andrews, Edmund L. (2006). “U.S. Royalty Plan to Give Windfall to Oil Companies” The New York Times, 14 February 2006
 Andrews, Edmund L. (2007). “U.S. to Raise Royalty Rates for Oil and Gas Leases in the Gulf” The New York Times, 10 January 2007
 Audley-Charles, M. G. (1968). “The Geology of Portuguese Timor.” Memoirs of the Geological Society of London N. 4.
 Choudry, Aziz (2003). “Blood, Oil, Guns and Bullets” Znet. Accessed 24 October 2007 at http://www.countercurrents.org/us-choudry281103.htm
 Cockcroft, Peter (2007). “Integrated development of Greater Sunrise Gas: The Timor-Leste National Interest Case” Presentation at roundtable discussion in Dili, 13 April 2007.
 ConocoPhillips (2007). “The Darwin LNG Plant – Pioneering Aeroderivative Turbines for LNG Refrigeration Service” Presentation to GE Oil and Gas Conference, Florence Italy, 29-30 January 2007. Accessed 29 October 2007 here.
 de Sousa, Pedro, Director of RDTL Department of Land and Property. Personal interview, May 2006.
 East Timor Land Law Program (2004). “Report on Research Findings, Policy Options and Recommendations for a Law on Land Rights and Land Restitution” Written by ARD, with support from CNIC, the RDTL Directorate of Land and Property and USAID, July 2004.
 Fay, James A. (2003b). “Spills and Fires from LNG Tankers in Fall River (MA)” Accessed 10 December 2007 at http://www.greenfutures.org/projects/LNG/Fay.html
 Ghazvinian, J. (2007). “Untapped: The Scramble for Africa’s Oil.” Published by Harcourt, Inc.
 Global Witness (2005). “Paying for Protection: The Freeport mine and the Indonesian security forces” July 2005.
 Gusmão, Amandio (2006). “An Overview of Timor-Leste’s Resources.” RDTL National Directorate for Oil and Gas.
 Hightower, M. and Luketa-Hanlin, A. (2006a). “Guidance on Safety and Risk Management of Large Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Spills Over Water” PowerPoint Presentation, U.S. Department of Energy LNG Forums 2006. Accessed 18 December 2006 here.
 Hightower, M., Gritzo, L., Luketa-Hanlin, A., Covan, J., Tieszen, S., Wellman, G., Irwin, M., Kaneshige, M., Melof, B., Morrow, C., Ragland, D. (2006b). “Guidance on Risk Analysis and Safety Implications of a Large Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Spill Over Water” Sandia National Laboratories. Sandia Report SAND2004-6258. Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185 and Livermore, California 94550. Accessed 12 December 2007 here.
 Hightower, M., Luketa-Hanlin, A., Gritzo, L. and Covan, J. (2006c). “Review of the Independent Risk Assessment of the Proposed Cabrillo Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port Project” Sandia National Laboratories. Sandia Report SAND2005-7339, January 2006. Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185 and Livermore, California 94550. Accessed 12 December 2007 here.
 Hove, Anton, Kværner. Personal communication, 2006.
 IMF (2007). “Staff Report for the 2006 Article IV Consultation” IMF Country Report No. 07/79 on Timor-Leste, February 2007. Accessed 12 December 2007 at http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2007/cr0779.pdf
 Intec Engineering Pty. Ltd. (2002). “Report for East Timor Pipeline – Feasibility Study” Perth, Australia, June 2002.
 Ismail, N.H. and Stuart, T.R. (2005). “The Train 7 Fire at PETRONAS’ LNG Complex, Bintulu, Malaysia” LNG Journal, July/August 2005. Accessed 13 December 2007 here.
 Jensen, James T. (2006). “LNG—the challenge of including an internationally traded commodity in a North American natural gas forecast” Presentation to the 2006 EIA Energy Outlook and Modeling Conference, Washington, D.C., March 2006.
 Judicial System Monitoring Program (2004). “Women in the Formal Justice Sector – Report on the Dili District Court” Also Indonesian. April 2004. Accessed December 2007 here.
 Kernagan, James and Franklin, Toni, ENI (2007). Personal meeting with La’o Hamutuk, as well as briefing on Timor-Leste Local Content and Sustainable Development Briefing at the NGO Forum in Dili, June 2007.
 La’o Hamutuk (2004). “The East Timor - Nigeria Exchange to Study the Environmental and Social Effects of Petroleum Development” Accessed December 2007 here.
 La’o Hamutuk (2005). “Timor-Leste will be one of the most oil-dependent countries in the world” (also Indonesian) La’o Hamutuk Bulletin Vol. 6, No. 4, November 2005. http://www.laohamutuk.org/Bulletin/2005/Nov/bulletinv6n4.html
 La’o Hamutuk (2006). “The CMATS Treaty” (also Indonesian) La’o Hamutuk Bulletin Vol. 7, No. 1, April 2006. Accessible at www.laohamutuk.org/Bulletin/2006/Apr/bulletinv7n1.html. The text of the treaty is available from http://www.laohamutuk.org/Oil/Boundary/CMATSindex.htm
 Lehr, W. and Simecek-Beatty, D. (2004). “Comparison of Hypothetical LNG and Fuel Oil Fires on Water” Report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Response and Restoration, Seattle, WA, 2003, DRAFT. Later version in Journal of Hazardous Materials. v107. 3-9. 2004 here.
 LUCON A/S (2005). “Pipeline Crossing of Timor Trench: Review of ‘Timor‑Leste Gas Export Pipeline Feasibility Study’ ” Prepared for The Ministry of Development and Environment Timor-Leste, Rev. 02, 20 January 2005.
 Marriot, Paul (2006). “Turtle Power Threatens Chevron’s Gorgon Gas Project” Reuters News Service Australia, June 7, 2006. This article describes Chevron’s Final Environmental Impact Statement to respond to submissions to the Western Australia Environmental Review, which is available at http://www.epa.wa.gov.au/docs/gorgon/EIS_Gorgon_ERMP.pdf
 Mau Bocy, Vicente (2007). “The Economic Impact of Greater Sunrise LNG Pipe Line to Timor Leste” Suara Timor Lorosa’e, 22-24 October 2007.
 McKee, Geoffrey (2002). Submission to Joint Standing Committee on Treaties of the Australian Parliament, 26 October 2002. Accessed 13 December 2007 at http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/jsct/timor/subs/sub87.pdf
 McKee, Geoffrey (2005). “How much is Greater Sunrise really worth?” Online document, available at http://www.canb.auug.org.au/~wildwood/05mar26mckee.html
 Monteiro, Francisco da Costa, advisor to the President of RDTL. Personal interview, 24 May 2006.
 Munster and Walsh (1980). “Documents on Australian Defence and Foreign Policy, 1968-1975.” Page 200.
 Nicolau, Guteriano and Scheiner, Charles (2005). "Oil in Timor-Leste: A discussion of economic, ecological and moral debt" Published by Oilwatch Network, Ecuador. Accessible in in PDF here or as a web page at http://www.laohamutuk.org/Oil/curse/OilInTLOilwatch.htm
 Northern Territory government (2002). “Chief Minister meets industry representatives in Canberra on Sunrise gas” press release, 22 July 2002.
 Northern Territory Office of Environment and Heritage (2002). “Issues Raised by the Public about the Phillips 10 MTPA LNG Project”
 Offshore Environment (2007). Accessed December 2007 at http://www.offshore‑environment.com/accidents.html
 Oilwatch (2006). Testimonies given at the International Oilwatch Forum on Petroleum, Human Rights and Integral Reparation (also Indonesian) in Coca, Ecuador, 20-22 October 2006. See http://www.laohamutuk.org/Bulletin/2007/Mar/bulletinv8n1.html#Oilwatch
 Peace and Democracy Foundation (2004). “Report About Research on Customary Dispute Resolution and Proposed Mediation Model for the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste” November 2004.
 Peace Dividend Trust (2005). “Economic Impact of Peacekeeping; Interim Report Phase I” April 2005. (Initially published by the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations Best Practices Unit.) Accessed December 2007 here.
 Phillips Petroleum Company Australia (2002). “Darwin 10 MTPA LNG Facility Public Environmental Report” Reference 00533-244-562/R841/PER prepared by URS Australia Pty Ltd. March 2002. Accessed December 2007 here.
 Pires, Alfredo (2007). Public meeting with the new Secretary of State for Natural Resources organized by La’o Hamutuk at the NGO Forum, 20 September 2007. See www.laohamutuk.org/Oil/PetRegime/AMPGovt/07PiresSERNPolicies.htm
 Quest Consultants (2001). “Modeling LNG Spills in Boston Harbor” Copyright©2003 Quest Consultants, Inc., 908 2626th
 Raj, P.K., Moussa A.N., Aravamudan, K. (1979) “Experiments Involving Pool and Vapor Fires from Spills of Liquefied Natural Gas on Water.” Arthur D. Little, Cambridge, MA.
 Raj, , Phani K. (2007). “Department of Homeland Security: LNG Tanker Security” Testimony to the U.S. Congressional Committee on Homeland Security, 21 March 2007. Accessed 20 December 2007 at http://homeland.house.gov/SiteDocuments/20070321152141-87944.pdf
 RasGas (2005). “Personal Achievement – National Success” RasGas Magazine #12, July-October 2005, published by RasGas Company Ltd. Accessed December 2007 at http://www.rasgas.com/rg/files/12_english.pdf
 RDTL (2005a). Law no. 9/2005 (Petroleum Fund Law), promulgated 3 August 2005. Available at http://www.laohamutuk.org/Oil/PetFund/PFActPassedEn.pdf. For additional information on Petroleum Fund operations, see http://www.laohamutuk.org/Oil/PetFund/05PFIndex.htm
 RDTL (2005b). Law no. 13/2005 (on Petroleum Activities), promulgated 23 August 2005. Available at http://www.laohamutuk.org/Oil/PetRegime/PetrolActPassedJul05En.pdf. For additional information on Timor-Leste’s petroleum regime, see http://www.laohamutuk.org/Oil/PetRegime/05PetrolActPassage.htm
 RDTL Ministry of Finance (2007). “Proposal for Domestic Tax Reform” Also Tetum. Note and table for Public Consultations on Tax Reform from the Tax Policy Committee, September 2007. Available, with updates, at http://www.laohamutuk.org/misc/AMPGovt/tax/TaxReform.htm
 RDTL Ministry of Finance (2007a). “State Budget for the Transition Period 1 July to December 2007” Accessed December 2007 here.
 RDTL Ministry of Natural Resources, Minerals and Energy Policy. Personal interview with Minister Jose Teixeira, advisors and staff, 19 May 2006.
 RDTL Ministry of Natural Resources, Minerals and Energy Policy (2006). “Resettlement Policy Framework For Gas Seep Harvesting Project” August 2006.
 RDTL National Statistics Directorate (2004). “Timor-Leste 2004 Census Distribution of Households” map
 RDTL Office of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (2007). "IV Constitutional Government Program, 2007-2012" Also Tetum. Accessed at http://www.laohamutuk.org/misc/AMPGovt/GovtProgramEng.pdf
 RDTL (2006b). “Sector Investment Program: Private Sector Development” April 2006.
 Sandbu, Martin E. (2005). “Natural Wealth Accounts: A Proposal for Alleviating the Natural Resource Curse” World Development, 34(7), 1153–1170. Accessed December 2007 here.
 Scheiner, Charles (2004a). “Can Timor-Leste Avoid the Resource Curse?” Paper presented to the workshop on Transparency and Accountability in Government, March 2004. Available, with related presentations and documents, at http://www.laohamutuk.org/Oil/curse/04curse.htm
 Scheiner, Charles (2004b). “The Case for Saving Sunrise” La’o Hamutuk, July 2004. Accessible from http://www.laohamutuk.org/Oil/Sunrise/04sunrise.html
 Sen, Amartya (1999). “Development as Freedom.” New York: Random Books/Anchor House.
 Sinclair Knight Merz (2001). “Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Sunrise Gas Project for Woodside Energy Ltd.” December 2001.
 Suara Timor Lorosa’e (2007). “Bring Greater Sunrise to Timor-Leste.” Published 17 September 2007.
 Tempo Semanal (2007). “40,000 Job Opportunities for Timorese.” Published 1 October 2007.
 Timor Sea Designated Authority (2007). “Expression of Interest called for enhanced oil recovery of Elang-Kakatua-Kakatua North” Press release issued 3 October 2007.
 Trainor, C. R., Santana, F., Rudyanto, Xavier, A. F., Pinto, P. and de Oliveira, G. F. (2007). “Important Bird Areas in Timor-Leste: Key sites for conservation.” Cambridge, U.K.: BirdLife International. Map used with the permission of the Government of Timor-Leste.
 U.S. Energy Information Administration (2003). “The Global Liquefied Natural Gas Market: Status & Outlook” U.S. Department of Energy EIA, December 2003. Accessed 12 December 2007 at www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/analysispaper/global/pdf/eia_0637.pdf
 U.S. Government Accountability Office (2007). “Maritime Security: Public Safety Consequences of a Terrorist Attack on a Tanker Carrying Liquefied Natural Gas Need Clarification” Report GAO-07-316, February 2007. Accessed 20 December 2007 at http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d07316.pdf
 U.S. Minerals Management Service (2004). “Offshore Facilities Decommissioning Costs: Pacific OCS Region” United States Department of the Interior, September 2004.
 UNDP (2007). Human Development Report 2007/8: “Fighting climate change: human solidarity in a divided world” See http://www.laohamutuk.org/reports/07HDI.htm or http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/global/hdr2007-2008/
 Vallejo Disaster Council (2003). “Liquefied Natural Gas in Vallejo: Health and Safety Issues” LNG Health and Safety Committee of the Disaster Council of the City of Vallejo, CA, January 2003.
 Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights endorsed by the governments of the U.S., U.K., Norway and Netherlands, as well as many oil companies and human rights NGOs. See http://www.voluntaryprinciples.org/
 Watson, Alistair, petroleum tax advisor to RDTL. Personal communication, 28 October 2007.
 White, Roger, advisor to RDTL Ministry of Natural Resources. Personal conversation, 18 October 2007.
 White, S., White, N., and Middleton, G. (2006). “Report of Findings on the Proposed Iralalaro Hydro-Electric Power Scheme, Timor Leste” to HABURAS Foundation and Australian Conservation Foundation, January, 2006.
 Whyte, Amanda, Woodside. Personal communication, 25 October 2007.
 Wikipedia, Watts, Philip. Accessed 19 October 2007 at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Watts#Reserves
 Woodside (2007b). Quarterly filings with the Australian Stock Exchange. Accessible at http://www.woodside.com.au/Media/Announcements/Announcements+2007.htm
The Timor-Leste Institute for Development Monitoring and Analysis (La’o Hamutuk)