INDONESIA - Other Provinces.
In addition to the above major zones, there are interesting new discoveries in the Timor Sea Timor Sea
An arm of the Indian Ocean between Timor and Australia.
Noun 1. Timor Sea - an arm of the eastern Indian Ocean between Timor and northern Australia , where big oil and gas discoveries have been made. But more of these will be part of East Timor East Timor (tē`môr) or Timor-Leste (–lĕsht), Tetum Timor Lorosae, republic, officially Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (2002 est. pop. , now getting its independence (see OMT (Object Modeling Technique) An object-oriented analysis and design method developed by James Rumbaugh. See Rational Rose.
OMT - Object Modelling Technique ), and Australia (see Vol. 52).
There are gas deposits on the island of Sulawesi which seem to be too small for commercial development. On Sulawesi, a small discovery was made in a reefal play which raised possibilities of future prospects in the complex area of the Banda Arc, lying between Sulawesi and West Irian West Irian: see Papua, Indonesia. .
There is a small oil province in southern Kalimantan. In recent years, oil exploration of the Meratus Basin, in Central Kalimantan, was curtailed.
Exploration in the marine areas to the south-west and south of Sumatra and Java which overlie o·ver·lie
tr.v. o·ver·lay , o·ver·lain , o·ver·ly·ing, o·ver·lies
1. To lie over or on.
2. To suffocate (a baby, for example) by accidentally lying on top of it. the fore arc basins, productive in Burma, has resulted only in some small gas discoveries and dry holes.
Deep water prospects, considered highly speculative as a drilling campaign in the Lombok Strait was unsuccessful, are now becoming popular following recent discoveries (see exploration section below).