Guyana–Suriname

An award from the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) established the maritime boundary between Guyana and Suriname in 2007. This boundary delimited a hotly contested maritime area that holds the potential for significant oil reserves. The Award followed a strictly drawn equidistance line in all but the territorial sea.

map of the Guyana - Suriname maritime boundary

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