AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

East Timor Sea Treaty  

TIMOR SEA TREATY BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF EAST TIMOR AND THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA  

Annex E under Article 9(b) of this Treaty  

Unitisation of Greater Sunrise


(a) Australia and East Timor agree to unitise the Sunrise and Troubadour deposits (collectively known as ' Greater Sunrise ' ) on the basis that 20.1 % of Greater Sunrise lies within the JPDA. Production from Greater Sunrise shall be distributed on the basis that 20.1 % is attributed to the JPDA and 79.9 % is attributed to Australia.


(b) Either Australia or East Timor may request a review of the production sharing formula. Following such a review, the production sharing formula may be altered by agreement between Australia and East Timor.


(c) The unitisation agreement referred to in paragraph (a) shall be without prejudice to a permanent delimitation of the seabed between Australia and East Timor.


(d) In the event of a permanent delimitation of the seabed, Australia and East Timor shall reconsider the terms of the unitisation agreement referred to in paragraph (a). Any new agreement shall preserve the terms of any production sharing contract, licence or permit which is based on the agreement in paragraph (a).




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