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Trinidad and Tobago risk profile


Trinidad and Tobago risk profile

Report summary

Above ground risk is relatively low, particularly since the government has sought to incentivise new E&P investment in the face of a looming gas supply shortfall. Regular licensing rounds are held, and fiscal terms have been improved. The state has quite a strong presence through oil company Petrotrin and the National Gas Company, which is a monopoly buyer of all gas destined for the domestic market. Unions are strong and strikes are common, but the main impact is on Petrotrin.

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  • Executive summary
  • Political developments
    • Political facts
  • Policy and regulation
    • Key Legislation
    • NOC Strategy
    • Reputational Risk
    • Oil & gas outlook
  • Country risks
    • I. Access Risks
      • 1. Ease of entry
      • 2. Fiscal systems
      • 3. Contract sanctity
      • 4. State presence
      • 5. Regulation
      • 6. Corruption
      • 7. Geopolitics
    • II. Development Risks
      • 8. Labour activism
      • 9. Natural hazards
      • 10. Civil unrest
      • 11. Security
      • 12. Environment
      • 13. Supply chain
      • 14. Local content
    • III. Commercialisation Risks
      • 15. Infrastructure
      • 16. Fiscal stability
      • 17. Pricing
      • 18. Currency risk
      • 19. Domestic demand obligation
      • 20. Gas market access
      • 21. OPEC affiliation
  • Risk matrix

In this report there are 9 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
    • Asset Risk Index (ARI) forecast - Trinidad and Tobago
  • Political developments
    • Political map
    • Political developments: Table 1
  • Policy and regulation
    • Oil supply-demand balance
    • Gas supply-demand balance
    • Policy and regulation: Table 1
  • Country risks
  • Risk matrix
    • Trinidad and Tobago Risk Matrix - 2014
    • Location map
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