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NBR Reports (Dec 2011)

Maritime Energy Resources in Asia: Energy and Geopolitics

Clive Schofield, editor

In this NBR Special Report a team of international scholars, led by principal investigator Clive Schofield (University of Wollongong, Australia), examines the energy and geopolitical drivers influencing the maritime jurisdictional disputes in the East China Sea, South China Sea, and Gulf of Thailand.

Table of Contents

Maritime Energy Resources in Asia: Rising Tensions over Critical Marine Resources
Clive Schofield

Disputed South China Sea Oil in Context
Nick Owen

Energy Security Concerns: The View from China and Southeast Asia
Zhao Hong

Indonesia: Domestic Transformation and the Implications for Maritime Energy Security in Southeast Asia
Dini Djalal

The Implications of Seabed Energy Resource Development: The Gulf of Thailand Case
May Tan-Mullins

The Development and Current Status of Maritime Disputes in the East China Sea
Gong Yingchun

Provisional Arrangements as Equitable Legal Management of Maritime Delimitation Disputes in the East China Sea
Atsuko Kanehara

Asia’s Changing Balance of Military Power: Implications for the South China Sea Dispute
Ian Storey

The Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea and Developing Maritime Energy Resources
Tran Truong Thuy

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