Dispute remains over division of Timor oil and gas

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East Timor wants a gas pipeline to process the commodity on its own shores. Image: yeowatzup, Flickr.

A document released by the UN Compulsory Conciliation Commission shows East Timor still favours processing of their share on home soil via a pipeline, while the Australians argue for processing in Darwin.

East Timor’s negotiator Xanana Gusmao says their condition is non-negotiable.

However questions remain over the viability of the idea.

 

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