Timor Sea Articles

Hard times ahead for a politically divided Timor-Leste
13 December 2018

Damien Kingsbury – Deakin University
The high cost of petroleum industry development, limited financial reserve and questionable prospects of success.


Developing Timor-Leste’s Oil Resources: At What Cost? – Analysis
6 December 2018

Questions about the source of the massive funding required for developing Timor’s oil and gas resources.


Bill introduced to implement Treaty with Timor-Leste
28 November 2018
Legislation to implement the landmark Maritime Boundary Treaty with Timor-Leste introduced into the Australian Parliament.


Why Timor-Leste took its $484 million Greater Sunrise gamble

29 October 2018
Sophie Raynor – Crikey

The oil-dependent country’s acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ 30% Greater Sunrise stake is seen as the final step in securing sovereignty. But is it worth the risk?


Greater Sunrise Oilfield and Food Insecurity in Timor-Leste

19 September 2018
Adam Brak – Future Directions International
Dispute processes have cost time and money that could have been better spent exploiting the field’s resources, creating jobs and generating revenue.