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Ambalat is a sea block in the Celebes sea located off the east coast of Borneo. It lies to the east of the Indonesian province of North Kalimantan and to the south-east of the Malaysian state of Sabah, and it is the subject of a territorial dispute between the two nations. Malaysia refers to part of the Ambalat block as Block ND6 and part of East Ambalat Block as Block ND7. The deep sea blocks contain an estimated 62,000,000 barrels of oil and 348 million cubic meters of natural gas. Other estimates place it substantially higher: 764,000,000 barrels of oil and 3.
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A Global Encyclopedia by Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly
Ambalat is a subject of a territorial dispute between Indonesia and Malaysia. The dispute is compounded by claims that the continental shelf is potentially rich in oil and natural gas, and this has led to frequent mobilization of military forces by ...
by CTI Reviews
Ambalat: Ambalat is a sea block in the Celebes sea which is currently in part of Indonesia sovereignty. Ambalat sea block is located off the coast of the Indonesian province of East Kalimantan and southeast of the Malaysian state of Sabah.
by Kathleen Malley-Morrison, Andrea Mercurio, Gabriel Twose
Ambalat is a disputed area of the ocean between Indonesia and Malaysia, its significance tied to the oil and natural gas under the sea floor. Malaysia and the Philippines, among others, lay claim to parts of the Spratly Islands, primarily for the ...
by Joseph Liow, Michael Leifer
Ambalat. On 2 July 2000, using stolen military uniforms, members of the group managed to break into several Malaysian army reserve camps and made away with weapons and ammunition. They later went into hiding in Bukit Jenalik in Sauk, ...
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