About JDA


  • Area of overlapping continental shelf claimed by both Malaysia and Thailand with approximately 7,250 square kilometers in size, located in the lower part of the Gulf of Thailand near the South China Sea.
  • Area agreed by the two Governments in 1979 to be jointly explored and exploited for non-living natural resources for the mutual and equal benefits of the two countries.
  • Area to be supervised and administered by the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority (MTJA) in respect of petroleum exploration and production under the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Authority Act 1990/B.E.2533.
  • JDA Map

    JDA Coordinate & Location Map

    JDA Coordinate

    JDA Coordinate