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OilWeb Table of Contents

OilWeb Version 4.3         30 November 2008

The following is a listing of all the substantive pages on this CD-ROM, arranged by source, topic, and category of information. Many additions after 2005 are not included in this table of contents; see What's New for a listing of them through 2008, as well as the chronology which can be used as an index to them.

Click here for a current index of articles relating to oil and gas on La'o Hamutuk's website.

OilWeb home   (Skip down for more in English)

Halaman-halaman dalam Bahasa Indonesia:

Bahasa home

Perjanjian Laut Timor (20 Mei 2002) dengan Pertukaran Nota and Nota Kesepakatan

Buletin LH: Perbatasan dan PerjanjianJuga MasalahKronologiTinjauan ulang mengenai   Daftar Istilah  Uang dari Hasil   Kesenjangan Keuangan Timor Lorosa'e, Pembahasan Batas

Buletin LH PDF: LHB 3.4,   LHB 3.5,   LHB 3.8,   LHB 4.3,   LHB5.1,   LHB5.2

Adriano Nascimento artikel dalam Suara Timor Lorosa'e: Index, TercelaMenguntungkanDilematisKonteks Pacta 20 Mei, Berperangkap Misterius

Masukan untuk Parlemen Australia dari Koalisi NGOCIITTLao Hamutuk

Fakta-Fakta dari Pemerintah RDTL: Perjanjian Laut TimorPersetujuan Penyatuan Internasional SunrisePembangunan Bayu-UndanBatas-Batas LautPipa-pipa saluran gas dari Laut Timor

Summary of Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Kampanye, also PWYP Himbuan

Inisiatif Ketransparanan bagi Industri-industri Ekstraktif

Januari 2004 Pernyataan Pers dari CIITT

Explorasi Minyak dan Gas Bumi: Implikasinya Terhadap Timor-Leste oleh Francisco da Costa Monteiro

Minyak dan Gas Pada Laut Timor, Apa Yang Adil?  dari Frank Brennan SJ (PDF)

Iha Lingua Tetum:

Uma

Timor Gap Surat Popular  (PDF)

Ita nia Mina Rai, Ita nia Futuru (PDF), surat popular

Website Gabinete Tasi Timor

Karta ba Primeiru Ministru John Howard husi NGO-sira iha mundu hotu

Karta ba John Howard husi membru Congressu Estados Unidos

Timor-Leste Protesta kona ba Esplorasaun Ilegal ba nia Rekursus.   Marzu 2004, husi Governu RDTL.

Liafuan husi Presidente Xanana Gusmão, Seminário kona ba Transparensia no Responsabilidade iha Governação Sector Minarai nian, Marsu 2004

Timor Lorosa'e Bele Evite Malisan Husi Rekursu? (Powerpoint), LH Marsu 2004

Lingua Portuguese:

Tratado do Mar Timor

Website Gabinete Mar Timor

Lei Fronteiras Marítimas do Território da República Democrática de Timor Leste (Lei n.o 7/2002 de 20 de Setembro)

Lei sobre Tributação dos Contratantes de Bayu-Undan (Lei n.o 3/2003 de 1 do Julho)

Lei sobre o Desenvolvimento do Petróleo (Lei n.o 4/2003 de 1 do Julho)

Publish What You Pay Apelo à divulgação obrigatória de pagamentos e transacções a governos por empresas multinacionais do sector dos recursos naturais, suas subsidiárias ou parceiros comerciais

O Fundo do Barril: O ‘Boom’ do Petróleo em África e os Pobres (PDF)  Catholic Relief Services, 2003.

Hora de Transparência Resumo para os Responsáveis Políticos do Global Witness

Alocução proferida por Presidente  Xanana Gusmão,Seminário sobre Transparência e Responsabilidade na Governação do Sector de Petróleo, Março de 2004

2003-4 Relatorio Anual Autoridade Bancaria e da Pagamentos de Timor-Leste

English language pages and documents

OilWeb home page

What's new in the latest OilWeb release

Transcript of documentary movie: "Don't rob their Future: Give them a Fair go" (English, 17 minutes, by HT Lee, January 2003) (PDF).

OilWeb index pages (gateways to other information in the database)

Site Index (this page, manually created)

La'o Hamutuk Home Page (skip down for Bulletin articles index)

History overview (skip down for treatiesanalyses); chronology

RDTL Legislation (skip down)

RDTL Timor Sea Office Fact Sheets and website (skip down)

Maritime Boundaries (skip down)

Australian Parliamentary documents (skip down)

Finances of Timor Sea gas and oil (skip down). Also contracts.

Companies overview (skip down to specific companies)

Database on Companies in the Timor Gap (ETAN, 1999)

Issue papers on local and global issues affecting oil and gas, especially transparency (skip down)

Worldwide oil industry activities and resistance (skip down)

Oil and gas fields in the Timor Sea overview and links

Pipeline controversy

La'o Hamutuk Bulletin articles (many include maps and illustrations)

November 2000: Health, Wealth, Apologies and Oil: The East Timor-Australia Connection

August 2001 Editorial: Phillips Petroleum and Canberra Play an Old Game

May 2002: With Independence, What Changes for the Timor Gap? Borders and Oil Deals between Australia and East Timor. Includes map of JPDAmap of EEZPDF

July 2002: With Money, Oil Also Brings Problems (overview of environmental, economic and other concerns). Includes articles on Australia's oil resourcescompany shares of Timor Sea oil and gas fields, and profiles of the multinational companies operating in the Timor Sea. With maps of Australian gas fieldsTimor Sea fields and boundaries; graphs showing size of companiescompany shares of Timor Sea gas and oil fields. PDF

August 2002: Report on SEAAOC Petroleum Conference in Darwin, Australia   PDF

December 2002: Chronology of Oil and Gas Developments in the Timor Sea. This chronology has been kept current on OilWeb.

Previous five reports in PDF compilation for printing (28 pages)

August 2003: Timor Sea Update, including a Glossary  PDF

January 2004: Banking and Payments Authority, Oil Money Requires Good ManagementPDF

March 2004: Financial Deficit, Australia's Distortions, Oilwatch SE Asia.   PDF

October 2004 Nigeria Exchange and Resource CursePDF   Also editorial reprint: Can East Timor Avoid the Resource Curse?

Treaties and agreements made by Australia with Indonesia and/or East Timor

UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)

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UNCLOS full text and annexes, in several files, also PDF

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Overview - UNCLOS & Related Agreements (UN Web Site commentary)

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Ratification status of each country (PDF)

1971 Seabed Boundary Treaty (Australia-Indonesia), also PDF

1973 Supplementary Agreement on Timor Sea boundaries (Australia-Indonesia), also PDF

1989 Timor Gap Treaty (Australia-Indonesia) also PDF

1994 Agreement relating to UNCLOS Part XI (international waters and resources) (Australia)

1997 Treaty on EEZ and Seabed Boundaries (Australia-Indonesia), also PDF

February 2000 Exchange of Notes (Australia-UNTAET), also PDF

July 2001 MOU on Timor Sea Arrangement (Australia-UNTAET), also PDF

May 2002 Timor Sea Treaty (Australia-East Timor), also PDF, including

bulletExchange of notes from East Timor to Australia and  from Australia to East Timor
bulletMOU concerning Unitisation Agreement for Greater Sunrise
bulletTranslations of these documents into Bahasa Indonesia and Portuguese

March 2003 International Unitisation Agreement for Greater Sunrise field, also PDF with
bulletMOU on annual payments from Australia to East Timor

Australian government Declarations and National Impact Analyses (NIA) (from Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, all PDFs)

bulletNIA on unratified 1997 EEZ treaty with Indonesia
bulletPress release from Australian government announcing withdrawal
bulletDeclaration of withdrawal from UNCLOS dispute settlement (3-02)
NIA on UNCLOS withdrawal (3-02)
bulletDeclaration of withdrawal from ICJ (3-02)
NIA on ICJ Withdrawal (3-02)
bulletNIAs on Timor Sea Treaty (5-02)Exchange of notes (5-02)
bulletNIA on Sunrise International Unitisation Agreement (3-03)

Commentary and documents on history and treaties

Media report on Timor Gap contracts signed in 1991

ETAN's East Timor Documents on the Timor Gap case (Portugal v. Australia) in the ICJ, 1995 (PDF)

Report of Australian Parliamentary inquiry into Timor Gap Treaty in 2000 (PDF), with maps (PDF)

The last frontier: Australia’s maritime territories and the policing of Indonesian fishermen. By Ruth Balint, 1999

Ramiro Paz memo to Mari Alkatiri February 2001

APPEA Address by Ambassador Peter Galbraith April 2001

Lowe-Carleton-Ward legal opinion on East Timor's Exclusive Economic Zone, commissioned by Petro Timor, April 2002. also PDF

UNTAET Fact Sheet on Timor Gap April 02, also PDF

East Timorese NGOs write East Timor's Parliament (13 June 2002)

History of Timor Sea developments by Robert King, former Australian parliamentary researcher, July 2002. also PDF

Bounty v. Boundaries (PDF) by Jim Mellor, August 2002. Executive Summary

East Timor Maritime Boundaries law text (enacted 20 September 2002)

Transcript of Downer-Alkatiri meeting in Dili 27 November 2002, with Downer comments 6 March 2003.

Spatial Allocation of Continental Shelf Rights in the Timor Sea: Reflections on Maritime Delimitation and Joint Development (PDF) By Nuno Sérgio Marques Antunes, Portuguese Navy (PDF). February 2003.  Abstract

The Offshore Jurisdiction of Timor Leste in the Timor Sea, by Jeffrey Smith, March 2003.

Media articles about the first round of Australia-East Timor boundary negotiations in November 2003, and East Timor's government press release after the talks.

Media articles about Australia-East Timor negotiations during 2004

Aid, Trade and Oil: Australia's Second Betrayal of East Timor, by Tim Anderson, Journal of Australian Political Economy, December 2003 (PDF)

Australia’s Policy Towards East Timor: Australia as Regional Hegemon? by Dr. Katsumi Ishizuka, January 2004

Five position papers by Francisco Monteiro

Oxfam/CAA Australia report "Two years on…What future for an independent East Timor?" Also press release, executive summary, Department of Foreign Affairs letter to Oxfam, and Oxfam's reply.  (20 May 2004, mostly PDF)

The Case for Saving Sunrise: Advocacy paper by La'o Hamutuk (PDF) (July 2004)

The Timor Sea's Oil and Gas: What's Fair? (PDF) by Father Frank Brennan SJ for the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (August 2004)  

Jose Ramos-Horta speech threatening to take Australia to the International Court of Justice. (November 2004)

Campaigning

Compilation of cartoons relating to boundary dispute

ETAN demonstrates in Washington January 2003.

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"Stop, Thief" ETAN leaflet, May 2003.

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100 international NGOs write John Howard, November 2003.

Letter from 100 NGOs in 18 countries urging Australian PM John Howard to negotiate boundaries fairly with East Timor (Nov. 2003)

Action alert for Australia Day 2004.   CIITT Statement.   ETAN statementThai NGO Statement

President Xanana Gusmão spoke out strongly (6 April)

Movement Against the Occupation of the Timor Sea, including founding statement, photos of demonstrations, and the first issue of Tasi News (PDF)

International Commission of Jurists statement on Timor Dispute (22 April 2004)

Timor Sea Justice Campaign (Australia) website, Fact Sheet and Sunrise IUA Briefing Paper

Australian Green Party fact sheet Demanding a Fair Go for East Timor (May 2004)

TSJC Press release on 20 May 2004 demonstrations across Australia.

Letter from 53 members of the U.S. Congress to John Howard (March 2004)   PDF

Discussion of the Timor Sea dispute in the U.S. House of Representatives (14 July 2004)

Timor-Leste Civil Society Demands Fair Boundary (29 September 2004) and Timor-Leste Civil Society Demands A Fair Maritime Boundary (27 October 2004)

Legislation enacted by the government of East Timor

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Maritime Boundaries law (Law No. 7/2002 of 20 September)

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Taxation of Bayu-Undan Contractors (Law No. 3/2003 of 1 July)
Explanatory Memorandum

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Timor Sea Petroleum Development (Tax Stability) (Law No. 4/2003 of 1 July)

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Proposed petroleum regime for Timor-Leste, including draft laws, public consultation and public submissions from La'o Hamutuk and others.

Contracts for development of East Timor's petroleum resources:  Index   Map

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JPDA Area 03-12, 2 April 2003 and amendment 16 May 2003.

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JPDA Area 03-13, 2 April 2003 and amendment 16 May 2003.

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Offshore seismic exploration contract (September 2004)

Negotiations between East Timor and Australia Prime Ministers about Maritime Boundaries

Fact sheets from East Timor Prime Minister's Office of the Timor Sea:  Index

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Timor Sea TreatySunrise UnitisationBayu-UndanMaritime boundaries (map),  Pipeline (Nov. 2003)

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Timor-Leste and the Timor Sea: The Essential Facts on maritime boundaries (Jan. 2004)

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Timor Sea Office website

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Discussion Paper on Petroleum Revenue Management (November 2004)

Media Releases and statements from East Timor Prime Minister and his Office of the Timor Sea:

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Sunrise IUA talks begin (19 July 2002)

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East Timor Ratifies Timor Sea Treaty (18 December 2002)

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Sunrise International Unitisation Agreement agreed and signed (5&6 March 2003)

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Timor Sea Treaty enters into force (2 April 2003)

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War-weary East Timor knows no boundaries (16 April 2003 Alkatiri column in Austr. Financial Review)

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Asia Gas and Power interview with Mari Alkatiri (PDF, pp 8-9). (14 May 2003)

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Bayu-Undan gas agreement finalized (16 May 2003)

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Maritime Boundary talks (13 November 2003)

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Pilot production begins at Bayu-Undan (13 February 2004)

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East Timor receives $644,000 grant from USTDA to support petroleum sector. (2 March 2004)

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Prime Minister and Council of Ministers deny receiving bribes from ConocoPhillips. (4 March 2004)

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Australia is Undermining 'Greater Sunrise' Development (22 March 2004)

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Prime Minister Alkatiri voices concerns over ALP support for the International Unitisation Agreement bill (26 March 2004)

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Timor-Leste Protests Unlawful Exploitation of its Resources (31 March 2004)

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Opening Statement by Prime Minister Alkatiri at boundary talks (19 April 2004)

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DFAT Expert Supports East Timor's Maritime Rights (23 April 2004)

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Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri keynote address at the Southeast Asia Oil Conference (9 June 2004)

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Timor-Leste invites bids for offshore seismic exploration (June 2004)

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Statement from Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri following unsuccessful negotiations with Australia (27 October 2004)

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All East Timor seeks is a fair go by Mari Alkatiri, Melbourne Age (3 November 2004),

bulletTimor-Leste Council of Ministers passes petroleum laws (Dec. 2004)


Many more analyses were submitted to the Australian Parliament, as listed in the next section.

Australian Parliament discusses the Timor Sea Treaty (Index)

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Australian Senate Committee report on East Timor, 2000.

Background on how Australia considers treaties:

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Australia and International Treaty Making Information Kit.

bulletPreparing submissions for the Australian Parliament; How to make a submission
bulletJoint Standing Committee on Treaties agenda and members

Submissions to Joint Standing Committee on Treaties regarding the TST from East Timorese NGOs and international solidarity groups:
NGO Forum also PDF; CIITT also PDF; Lao Hamutuk also PDF; East Timor Action Network also PDF; Asia-Pacific Coalition on East Timor also PDF

Other submissions (all PDFs):

From organizations:
Australian Patriot MovementJob Link JoondalupAFFET (Rob Wesley-Smith)AETA (Brendan Doyle)Australian Maritime Officers UnionBill Fisher (AETFA-SA), Kimberly Prof Fisherman's AssnPartido Democratico (East Timor, also LAIFET)LAIFETAustralian Public Policy Research NetworkAustralian Progressive Labour PartyStephen Langford (addendum)Uniting Church (addendum),  AETA (Andrew McNaughtan)Tokyo ET AssnOxfam Community Aid AbroadVrij Oost Timor Foundation (Netherlands)ACTU

From oil companies:
NexenWoodsideMultiplex ConstructionPhillips PetroleumBP AustraliaShell Development AustraliaDeacons PetroTimor  (addendum)

From governments:
NSW GovernmentNT GovernmentQueensland government

From individuals (some may speak for organizations):
Tim AndersonJohn SeverinoJohn Fischer MLCJoan Simpson,   Vivian ForbesSusan Harris,   Phillips Fox (Pat Brazil) Bryan HavenhandMatthew CoffeyJ Eric GassyMervyn MurchieBrian ManningToni PollardDean BialekMelva TruchanasRobert KingQuinton TembyTim Thorne,   Robert PetersJennie StephensAphedaJordi Robert-RibesAidan AshMargaret PollockLawrence de CostaCatherine SmithCynthia O'KeefeAnna McCormackMaryellen FlynnDominick AmatoValsa MathewHelen McCauleyDon StokesSteven AubreyPeter D JonesJonathan PeterSheila QuonoeyBarbara SymonsConstance EwaldAnn MarshallMerrilyn GatesJohn ImleSally McGushinLindsay J PeetIan DumbrellVanessa Yardley-LangridgeGeoff McKee

Transcripts (Hansard) of committee hearings on the Timor Sea Treaty during 2002 (all PDF):
12_July    26_Aug.    2  Oct.    3  Oct.   4  Oct.    8  Oct.    14  Oct.

Report of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties, November 2002 (PDF)

Transcripts (Hansard) of floor debates on the Timor Sea Treaty ratification (all PDF):
5 March 2003 House    6 March 2003 Senate    6 March 2003 House

Australian Parliament discusses and ratifies the Sunrise Unitisation Agreement (Index)

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National Impact Analysis (PDF)

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Australian Parliament JSCT hearing and report, July 2003. (PDF)

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June 2003 submissions to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties from La'o Hamutuk (also PDF),  CIITT (also PDF), and as PDF: Global ExchangeOxfam Community Aid AbroadAustralians for A Free East TimorAustralia East Timor AssociationMr Mathew CoffeyGA McKee and Associates Pty Ltd, Phillips FoxAustralian Patriot MovementMr Robert Peters,  and  Northern Territory Government.

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March 2004 submissions to the Senate Economics Committee from La'o Hamutuk, Oxfam, the Timor Sea Justice Campaign, Australians for a Free East Timor, Woodside Petroleum, Annette Madvig, Stanley Stork, Janet Hunt and Alan Taylor.

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Resolution by the Maritime Union of Australia

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Australian Senate public hearing (22 March 2004) and report

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Transcripts of House of Reps debate on 10 March, and Senate debates on 10, 23, 24, 25 and 29 March 2004.

Boundary negotiations between East Timor and Australia

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History of communications

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First round of talks many press reports and commentaries (2003). These include:

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Australia, E.Timor aim to divide resource-rich sea, Reuters. 7 October 2003

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Anger in East Timor as Australia plays tough over gas reserves, The Guardian. 14 October 2003
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Oil deal is a winner for East Timor, Letter in the Guardian from Australian High Commissioner. 20 October 2003

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Australia the oil bully, Letter in the Guardian from La'o Hamutuk. 24 October 2003

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Australia and East Timor begin maritime boundary talks, Associated Press. 12 November 2003

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East Timor PM Accuses Australia Of Delaying Oil Talks, Associated Press. 14 November 2003

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E Timor's $2.8bn oil claim, The Australian. 18 November 2003

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Australia Accused of Stalling Boundary Talk, Financial Times. 27 November 2003

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Coalition stretches credibility with Australia's elastic borders, James Ensor, Oxfam Community Aid Abroad, Sydney Morning Herald. 27 November 2003

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Asia: Australia accused, James Irwin, Energy Compass. 5 December 2003

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East Timor accuses Australia of exploiting oil reserves, ABC Radio PM. 10 December 2003

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Mind the Timor gap, Andrew Hewitt, (Oxfam Community Aid Abroad), Herald Sun (Melbourne). 26 December 2003

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Press reports during 2004
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E.Timor, Australia to hold April sea border talks, Reuters. 26 February 2004

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Timor Sea: messy politics, Petroleum Economist, March 2004

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Melbourne Age editorial: A Fair Deal for East Timor (30 March 2004)

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SCMP: David and Goliath battle it out over East Timor's sea of riches (1 April 2004)

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Nation (Thailand) editorial: Australia's greedy oil deals in E Timor (1 April 2004)

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New Statesman column: Bush's Sheriff by John Pilger (1 April 2004)

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The Timor Gap, SBS-TV Dateline (transcript) 21 April 2004

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Rich Man, Poor Man, ABC-TV Four Corners (transcript) 10 May 2004

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Hands Off My Petroleum (PDF), Time Magazine 10 May 2004

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East Timor Oil Claim Could Hit US$6 Billion, Courier-Mail 31 May 2004

bulletGenerous Aid Equals Greater Security, The Age (opinion) 31 May 2004

Beggar Thy Neighbor: Rich Australia and poor East Timor are arguing again, The Economist, 3 June 2004

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Deep Division: For East Timor, Energy Riches Lie Just Out of Reach, Wall Street Journal 10 June 2004, with responsive letters from Alexander Downer and José Ramos-Horta

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Oil Futures, Far Eastern Economic Review 17 June 2004

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Greater Sunrise stands to lose if floating LNG plan sinks, OGN, June 2004

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Oil in troubled waters – funding a Basic Income for East Timor, Online Opinion 2 July 2004

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Canberra's Sea of Troubles (PDF with graphics), Far Eastern Economic Review 8 July 2004

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All East Timor Seeks is a Fair Go, By Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri, Melbourne Age, 3 November 2004

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Woodside Pulls Out of US$5.2 Billion Timor Sea Gas Project, Financial Times, 17 November 2004

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East Timor Laments Likely Shelving of Timor Sea Gas Project Over Border Dispute With Australia, AP, 18 November 2004

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East Timor digs in over Sunrise gas dispute, New Zealand Herald, 23 November 2004

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East Timor lobbies for Sunrise gas processing on-shore (February 2004)

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Timor Sea Justice Campaign Fact Sheet and Sunrise IUA Briefing Paper

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Australia and New Zealand agreement on permanent maritime boundary (July 2004)

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Positions relating to the Timor Sea adopted by the Victoria State and national Australian Labor Party

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Press reports during 2005

Finances: how East Timor will manage the oil money

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Index of financial information, including East Timor-specific and background papers

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Index of articles on transparency and accountability

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Excerpt from World Bank report Policy Challenges for a New Nation "Oil: Blessing or Curse?", with sidebar on the Tuvalu trust fund

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RDTL National Development Plan excerpts dealing with oil revenues

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RDTL 2002-3 Combined Sources Budget excerpts dealing with oil revenues

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RDTL 2003-2004 budget excerpts, with oil revenue shortfall, May 2003.

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RDTL Mid-Year Budget Update and excerpts from RDTL and World Bank background papers and Sector Investment Plan for Timor Sea Oil, November 2003.

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La'o Hamutuk Statement to the Development Partners meeting, December 2003.

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Excerpts from May 2004 Development Partner's Meeting: Government Budget 2004-5, World Bank Background PaperTFET projects to support petroleum development

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Regulation and Executive Order establishing the Banking and Payments Authority

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Public Consultation on concepts for the Petroleum Fund for Timor-Leste, with government's discussion paper, presentations, and submissions by La'o Hamutuk, LABEH/CIITT, CAFOD/Global Witness, Dr. Martin Sandbu (Columbia University), and the World Bank.

Companies involved in the Timor Sea

bulletCompany index
bulletLa'o Hamutuk Bulletin overview of companies
bulletTimor Gap company database (ETAN 1999)

Offshore Technology is a company that maintains a website on relevant developments. We have included their information on the following projects:

bulletPhillips     Bayu-Undan   Specification
bulletWoodside Laminaria       Specification
bulletBHP          Buffalo           Specification
bulletWoodside    Sunrise    Specification

Phillips (became ConocoPhillips in 2002)

bullet2001 Annual report (PDF) 
bullet2001 Fact Book (PDF)
bullet2002 Annual Report (PDF)
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2002 Fact Book (PDF)

bulletFirst quarter 2003 interim Report (PDF)
bulletForm 10Q Quarterly Report for 3Q 2002 to U.S. government (PDF)
bulletForm 10K Annual Report for 2002 to U.S. government (PDF)
bullet2003 Annual Meeting Proxy Statement (PDF)
bulletEarnings report for fourth quarter and all of 2003
bulletPhillips Submission to Australian Parliament (PDF) on Timor Sea Treaty
bulletBayu-Undan: Catalyst for a New Energy Province by Phillips CEO Mulva at Australia Petroleum Conference (2000)
bulletBayu-Undan gas and condensate field, Bonaparte Basin, technical information from APPEA (2000)
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Much information on Bayu-Undan, including:

Project introductionmapoperationscontactsmaterialsengineeringdrillingjobshealth and safety

Project updates: 1999200020012002

Audiovisuals: photosProject Overview slide showDoing Business slide showsite camera (must be on-line), fly-through video simulation

bulletPhotographs of Bayu-Undan project (2003)
bulletMany media reports relating to Bayu-Undan developments
bulletPhillips and Multiplex sign pipeline agreement (2000, PDF) 
bulletPhillips Pipeline feasibility report (1997)
bulletConoco-Phillips merger: "A New Global Power" presentation (12-2001, PDF),
"New Expectations" from Phillips CEO Jim Mulva (4-2002, PDF) 
bulletPress release "Jobs and Revenue Already Flowing from Bayu-Undan" (9-2002, PDF). Indonesian translation.
bullet2004 Capital Budget approved (Dec. 2003)
bulletConocoPhillips replaces 106% of 2003 production (Jan. 2004)
bulletConocoPhillips Earnings report for fourth quarter and all of 2003
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ConocoPhillips says plans $6.9-bil in 2005 capital spending (Dec. 2004)

Royal Dutch Shell

From the company:

bullet2002 Annual Report (PDF)
bulletMeeting the Energy Challenge: The Shell Report 2002 (PDF)
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Financial and Operational Information 1998–2002 (PDF)

bulletShell Australia submission to Australian Parliament (PDF) 
bulletShell in the Middle East Online
bulletShell Fourth Quarter 2003 and full year press release and financial results, PDF)

How others see them

bulletBastards of the Universe:  The Oil Industry, Ecological Destruction and Genocide website
bulletShell/Oxy and Uwa
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Shell's Top Executive Forced to Step Down (NYT 4 March 2004)

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Enhancing the Social Performance of Engineering Services Contractors: Learning from AMEC’s Oil and Gas Asset Support Operations in the Asia-Pacific Region, with case-study on the Shell ‘Malampaya’ Gas-to-Power Project by Engineers Against Poverty and Overseas Development Institute, November 2004

Woodside Australian Energy

Woodside's 2002 annual report is not available on-line in one file. The following files contain much of the same information, from the company:

bullet2000 Annual report (PDF)
2001 Annual report excerpts, Complete report (PDF), Financial report (PDF), Board of Directors, corporate information
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Exploration and Production Interests table (PDF) and map (PDF)

bullet2001 Financial report (PDF) 
bulletTable of hydrocarbon reserves 2000-2001, another version
bulletPresentation: 2001 Annual results (PDF) 
bulletFive-year (1997-2001) study 
bulletWoodside submission to Australian Parliament
bulletPress release: Laminaria Phase II sees First Oil (6-2002)
bulletSunrise Gas project update 6-2002 (PDF) 
bullet2002 Annual Report, Financial Report and Ten-year summary
bulletShaping Up for Growth" Investor briefing, Dec. 2002
bulletWoodside Welcomes Timor Sea Agreements press release, March 2003
bulletThe State of the Nation's Oil and Gas presentation, March 2003
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Greater Sunrise LNG Development presentation, March 2003

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Dili conference presentation, March 2003

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Investor Briefing -- 2003 First Half results. August 2003. (PDF)

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Investor Briefing -- U.S. Roadshow. November 2003. Also Commitment to Growth, Gas Strategy, Australian Gas.( all PDF)

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LH analysis of how much money Australia has made from Laminaria-Corallina

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Investor Briefing on 2003 results.  February 2004. (PDF)

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Reserves Statement.  February 2004. (PDF)

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Woodside Concise Financial Report for 2003. Woodside Full Financial Report for  2003. (PDF)
Appendix 4E of Preliminary Final Report for 2003. (PDF)

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Woodside Reports Net Profit of A$527 Million ASX statement. (PDF)

bulletWoodside Concise Annual Report for 2003. February 2004. (PDF)
bulletWoodside to Study Pipeline Option from Sunrise to East Timor (news report, 10 March 2004)
bulletWoodside gives up on Greater Sunrise (three articles, July-November 2004)
bulletWoodside announces deal with Iraqi government (Nov. 2004)

PetroTimor (Index)

bulletLa'o Hamutuk Bulletin sidebar on PetroTimor

In March, 2002, Petro Timor held a seminar in Dili. Here are the presentations, as PDF slide shows:

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Oceanic Exploration introduction, boundary issues (Karsten Blue, Christopher Ward)

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EEZ economic impact (Geoff McKee)  Supplementary presentation on methodology and tax rates.

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Pipeline and markets (John Imle)

bulletLowe-Carleton-Ward legal opinion commissioned by Petro Timor in April 2002, also PDF 
bulletPetroTimor letter to ET parliament, June 2002, recommending strategy. It included an opinion by Sydney Lawyer Christopher Ward.
bulletSubmission to Australian Parliament by Deacons for PetroTimor, with a subsequent submission responding to Patrick Brazil's submission
bulletIntec study on the feasibility of a pipeline to East Timor, commissioned by Petro Timor 
bulletAustralian Federal Court dismissal of PetroTimor's case on jurisdictional grounds. 
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PetroTimor lawsuit complaint against ConocoPhillips and TSDA filed in US Court March 2004.

Eni

bulletOverview of Eni corporation
bulletFrom Annual report: Fact Book 2001(PDF)Exploration and Production 2001 (PDF),  
Development Projects 2001(PDF)Financials, first quarter 2002 (PDF)
bulletEni preliminary results for 2003, PDF.  Article Italians (Eni) may say arrivederci to Bayu

Santos

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Hoovers Online profile of Santos

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2001 Annual Report (PDF)

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2002 Annual Report (PDF)

bulletEarnings report for 2003 (February 2004)
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Reserves Review and Profit Forecast, January 2002 (PDF)

bulletDescription of Bayu-Undan Condensate properties
bulletMap of Santos exploration in the Timor Sea
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Press release welcoming Timor Sea Treaty entry into force, March 2003 (PDF)

bulletPress release on final Bayu-Undan approval (June 2003)
bulletProjections for Bayu-Undan production (December 2003)
bulletDocuments from Santos: Santos Focus On Moomba, Timor Sea (AFR, January 2004)
bulletPress release on first condensate shipment from Bayu-Undan (31 March 2004)

Kerr-McGee Corporation

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2002 Annual Report Part A (PDF) and Part B (Financial Review) (PDF)

Other companies

bulletOsaka Gas Corporate Profile (August 2003), PDF
bulletPaladin Resources background and 2003 Annual Report
bulletInformation about Bechtel Corporation, main contractor for the Wickham Point LNG plant.  PDF.
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Press reports about forced resignation of top officials of Norwegian Statoil after a bribery scandal (Sept. 2003).

Oilwatch Network information about collateral damage and resistance

bulletOilwatch presentation to East Timorese NGOs in May 2002
bulletPoem: We thought it was oil, but it was blood
bulletMaps: Oil and War, Resistance

Worldwide resistance (index) contains testimonies and reports of consequences and resistance around the world:

bulletIndonesia (plus Papua and Aceh)
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Jatam presentation and Powerpoint Indonesia’s Oil and Gas Industry and  the Resistance to Transnational  Companies, September 2003.

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Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Burma, Thailand, PNG, Cambodia)

bulletOther Asia (China, Afghanistan, Iraq)
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Considerations For the Management Of Oil In Iraq by Human Rights Watch (April 2003, PDF)

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It's the Oil, Stupid by Michael Klare, May 2003. Also PDF

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Iraq Occupation Report: Control of Oil Revenues by Michael Renner, September 2003 (PDF)

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Iraq: the petroleum exploration and production handbook by Michael A.G. Bunter (PDF)

Africa
bulletNigeria
HRW Reports on Nigeria:
bulletThe Price of Oil: Corporate Responsibility and Human Rights Violations in Nigeria’s Oil Producing Communities (Jan. 1999) also PDF
bulletThe Niger Delta: No Democratic Dividend (October 2002, PDF)
bulletTesting Democracy: Political Violence in Nigeria  (April 2003, also PDF)
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Report on East Timorese civil society visit to Nigeria (January 2004), also PDF

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Poverty Reduction or Poverty Exacerbation? World Bank Group Support for Extractive Industries in Africa, by Scott Pegg, April 2003. (PDF)

bulletGlobal Witness reports a crude awakening: The Role of the Oil and Banking Industries in Angola’s Civil War and the Plunder of State Assets (PDF, 1999) and All the President's Men (PDF, 2002)
bulletThe Mineral Industries of Equatorial Guinea and Sao Tome (PDF), 2002
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Model petroleum revenue management law from Sao Tome and Principe

Latin America (Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela)

Issue Papers (index)

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ESCAP study Natural and Mineral Resources Inventory, Policy and Development Strategy: East Timor, 2002.  Executive Summary and two of the resultant reports:
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Mineral - Hydrocarbon Database and Bibliography of the Geology of East Timor (PDF)

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Economic Geology, Development Strategy and Capacity Building (PDF)

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Formulation of National Mineral Policy, Legislation and Regulatory Framework for the Democratic Republic of East Timor, and the draft Mines and Minerals Management law (PDF)

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Geology and Mineral Resources of Timor-Leste, ESCAP Atlas of Mineral Resources, 2003 (PDF)

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East Timor eyes Chinese survey of onshore petroleum resources

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International Conference on Opportunities and Challenges for Oil & Gas and Mining Sectors in Timor-Leste, Dili, March 2003. Papers presented include
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The Petroleum Potential of Onshore Timor Leste by Tim Charlton

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The Offshore Jurisdiction of Timor Leste in the Timor Sea, by Jeffrey Smith

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Hydrocarbons in the Timor Sea by Myra Keep. Also PowerPoint slides.

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The Timor Trough by Nick Hoffman. Also PowerPoint slides.

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Energy Sector Organization by Rich Ruggierio PowerPoint slides.

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JPDA Past Activity; Future Opportunities and Challenges by Nick Kyranis.
Also PowerPoint slides.

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Regulation of Health, Safety and Environment in the JPDA by Jeremy Dunster.
Also PowerPoint slides and PDF. This paper includes reference materials:

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WA Dept of Minerals and Energy (2001) Piper Alpha

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Conway. D., Salazar, V and Byrd. S. (1999) Piper Alpha: The Disaster and Beyond

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U.S. EPA (1999) Exxon Valdez

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1999 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Plan – Update on injured resources and services

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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council 2001 Status Report

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Wilkinson, P (2002) Safety Cases: Success or Failure?

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Carpignano. A, Romagnoli. R., and Vivalda. C. (1999) Moving towards an international approach to safety case development

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IMO (c1999) Safety Management

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IACS (2003) ISM) Code list

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McHolick, B. (1999) Safety in a Low Cost Environment - Problem or Opportunity?

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OGP (2002) Safety Performance of the Global E&P industry - 2001

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OGP Summary of Environmental Performance Indicators – paper – 2001 data

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E&P Forum, and UNEP IE (1997) Environmental Management in oil and gas extraction and production – An overview of issues and management approaches

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OGP & IPECA (2002) The oil and Gas Industry from Rio to Johannesburg and beyond – Contributing to sustainable development

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APPEA (2002) Health, Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility Report – 2001

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Australia Dept ISR  - Offshore Safety and Security, Petroleum and Electricity Division (2001) Australian Offshore Petroleum Safety Case Review

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Australia Dept ISR - Offshore Safety and Security, Petroleum and Electricity Division (2000) Stakeholder Survey - Report of the Independent Review Team

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Smedvig Offshore AS (2002) Regulatory Requirements project 2001-2002 (NPD vs HSE)

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Woodside presentation to the conference by James Kernaghan PowerPoint slides.

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Timor Leste as a Potential LNG Exporter, by John Imle. Accompanying PowerPoint slides. Supplementary PowerPoint slides.

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Oilwatch papers presented to the World Summit on Sustainable Development, South Africa, December 2002:
bulletBali principles of Climate Justice (Oilwatch on global warming, WSSD 12-2002)
bulletOil and War: The artifices of 20th Century History (Oilwatch on global warming, WSSD 12-2002)
bulletMoratorium on new Oil Activities (Oilwatch proposal to WSSD 12-2002)

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BP World Energy Review 2007: Full report, workbook, slidepack. June 2007

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Introduction to Climate Change (Powerpoint) presentation from international conference on Climate Change, Dili, November 2003

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Blood Diamonds and Oil (New Scientist article, 5-02)

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How Does Natural Resource Wealth Influence Civil War? (PDF) 43-page academic paper, 12-01 by Michael Ross.  By the same author, less academic: Oil, Drugs, and Diamonds: How Do Natural Resources Vary in their Impact on Civil War?

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Extractive Sectors and the Poor (PDF) by Oxfam, 10-01. Executive Summary.

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Papers from the Petropolitics conference in Washington: all PDF (January 2004)
bulletBush-Cheney Energy Strategy: Procuring the Rest of the World’s Oil
bulletGlobal Warming Backgrounder
bulletFueling Conflict; The Global Record
bulletToward A Global Energy Transition

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Oil: A Life Cycle Analysis of its Health and Environmental Impacts by Paul R. Epstein and Jesse Selber of the Harvard Center for Health and the Global Environment, 2003.

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IAGC Marine Geophysical Safety Manual

Papers relating to transparency and management of oil money

    East-Timor-specific

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East Timor's Resource Curse? by Lee J.M. Seymour in Far Eastern Economic Review (Nov. 2000)

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Statement by Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri at Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, London, June 2003.

bulletThe Blessed Curse by Quinton Temby, New Internationalist, October 2003
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Papers presented at the Transparency and Accountability in Government workshop, Dili, 22-25 March 2004
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Opening Remarks by President Xanana Gusmão.   Portuguese    Tetum

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Oil & Gas Explorations: Implications to Timor-Leste by Francisco Monteiro, Office of the President of RDTL. PowerPoint

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Can Timor Leste Avoid the Resource Curse? by Charles Scheiner, La'o Hamutuk.
PowerPoint  [updated Slide presentation on East Timor and the Resource Curse, by La'o Hamutuk, Yale University (November 2004)]

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'Resource curse' holds no fears for newest petro-economy by Jose Ramos-Horta in The Australian (Aug. 2004)

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Proposed East Timor petroleum legislation: Summary,
Draft Petroleum ActDraft Petroleum Tax Act, Draft Production Sharing Contract,
Draft Production Sharing Contract for the JPDA, Draft Petroleum Mining Code for the JPDA

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Proposed East Timor petroleum fund to manage revenues: Overview (with many other links)
Draft Policy Paper, La'o Hamutuk submission, draft Petroleum Fund Act

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Extractive Industry Transparency in Timor-Leste: Limitations in Practice, by La'o Hamutuk to World Bank EITI Implementation Meeting (Feb. 2005). PDF

General

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Oil Funds: Answer to the Paradox of Plenty? Policy Brief on Oil Revenue Monitoring Plans:  Comparison Across Countries, from Friend of the Earth, 3-02

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Transparency International's Corruption Fighters Toolkit, 2002 (PDF)

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Phasing Out International Financial Institutions Financing for Fossil Fuel and Mining Projects: Demanding Local Community Self-Determination, by Friends of the Earth International, January 2002.

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Empowering Communities Through Corporate Transparency: International Right to Know (PDF)

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Publish What You Pay NGO initiative on mandatory reporting of what oil and mining companies pay to governments (many documents in several languages).

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Rough Guide to Transparency and Natural Resource Revenues, briefing paper from CAFOD.  PDF

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Caspian Oil Windfalls: Who Will Benefit? 236-page report and overview (both PDF) from Caspian Revenue Watch.

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Bottom of the Barrel: Africa's Oil Boom and the Poor. Report by Catholic Relief Services, 2003. Summary (PDF)   Full Report (PDF) Portuguese

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Lifting the Resource Curse: Extractive industry, children and governance from Save the Children, UK. 2003 (PDF)

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Model petroleum revenue management law from Sao Tome and Principe

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Time for Transparency: Coming clean on oil, mining and gas revenues by Global Witness. Entire paper(PDF) 

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Fuelling poverty: Oil, war and corruption report by Christian Aid, December 2003. Full report PDF.

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Resource Impact: A Curse or a Blessing? by Prof. Paul Stevens, Univ. of Dundee, Scotland (April 2003)

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Corruption: Murky Business in Oil by Miren Gutierrez, Inter Press Service (Aug. 2003)

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The Oil Trap (PDF) by Terry Karl for Transparency International, September 2003.

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Transparency International Corruption Perception Index 2004 (PDF)

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IMF Manual on Fiscal Transparency, Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency,

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Petroleum Revenue Management - an Industry Perspective by Willy H. Olsen, Norwegian Statoil, 2002.

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U.S. Energy Information Administration briefing paper on Australia's energy issues (Nov. 2004)

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Following the Money 101: A Primer on Money-Trail Investigations by Coalition for International Justice, February 2004.

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Follow the Money: A Guide to Monitoring Budgets and Oil and Gas Revenues Revenue Watch, Open Society Institute, April 2004.  Bahasa Indonesia

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IMF Guide on Resource Revenue Transparency (May 2007)

Information from Australian government agencies

Gas Infrastructure Development Opportunities for Timor Sea Gas in Northern Territory & Queensland, study done in 1999 for the Northern Territory Government

Statistical Treatment of Economic Activities in the Timor Sea, as explained by the Australian government's ABS, September 2003. (PDF)

Australian government report Securing Australia's Energy Future (2004)

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Australia-East Timor Maritime Boundaries: Finding an Equitable Solution (July 2004)

Map of Australia's worldwide maritime territory claim

Northern Territory OTD Fact Sheets (index)

Timor Sea Oil and Gas Factsheets from the Northern Territory government, August 2003. Also in  PDF: Timor Sea, Bayu-Undan, Greater Sunrise, Buffalo Oilfield, Petrel/Tern, Elang/Kakatua, Evans Shoal

Mining and Energy, Northern Territory Economy book chapter 8 (May 2000)

Domestic Onshore Options for Timor Sea Gas: Analysis of implications for Australia (report by ACIL for the NT Government, May 2002)

These often include maps and diagrams. They cover thematic issues (December 2002):
Petroleum Exploration in NT WatersAustralia pipeline mapNT Pipeline mapOnshore Petroleum Exploration & ProductionProspective Fields

Regional overviews: Regional mapTimor SeaAshmore Cartier

And specific oil and gas fields:
Bayu-UndanElang-KakatuaBuffaloGreater SunriseLaminaria-CorallinaPetrel-TernJabiruEvans Shoal

Offshore Petroleum Exploration Areas

Each year, the Australian Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources publishes a CD-ROM on prospective offshore petroleum contract areas, which includes part of East Timor's EEZ. This is excerpted from the 2002-2006 releases, which include hundreds of files not on this CD. The main categories of information are:

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Geology and Data Availability for selected areas: 2006    2003    2002    2001

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An Overview for Investors (PDF)

bulletGuidance Notes for Applicants (PDF)

July 2003: Australian government press release on new permits awarded.

March 2004: East Timor's government protests release of new areas in contested territory.

Australian Petroleum News 2001 - 2006 (index)

Newsletter of the Resources Division, Australian Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources, concerning offshore petroleum exploration and production issues. All are PDF.

Timor Sea Designated  Authority (home page)

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History of Technical Activities in the TSDA, Powerpoint presentation by Technical Director Nick Kyranis at opening of TSDA Information Center (Feb. 2004)

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May 2000 acreage release (PDF)

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Organization Chart

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Production-Sharing Contract Area overview map from before the 2002 Timor Sea Treaty, with map and contractor information on each area: 91-0191-0291-0991-12, 91-1394-0795-1895-1996-1696-2000-21, vacant Areas

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Map and listing of Production-Sharing Contracts in the Joint Development Area (Dec. 2003)

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Texts of Production Sharing Contracts for Bayu-Undan and Elang-Kakatua

Utility programs for installation

Acrobat Reader 5.1

Powerpoint Viewer

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