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Afghanistan upstream summary

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Fledgling upstream industry remains work in progress Afghanistan's oil and gas sector is currently undergoing a period of renewal after two decades of neglect. Five licensing rounds have been held since 2009 with further tenders likely in the next few years. The history of upstream activity dates back to the 1950s with the early decades dominated by the Soviet Union: firstly as a major investor and from 1979 to 1989 as an occupying power. During that time five oil and seven gas ...

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    Country Overview

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    Country Overview

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    Country Overview

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  • Document

    Executive summary

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  • Document

    Key facts

    PDF 66.09 KB

  • Document

    Location maps

    PDF 258.46 KB

  • Document

    Key companies

    PDF 86.47 KB

  • Document

    Geology

    PDF 494.06 KB

  • Document

    Exploration

    PDF 237.41 KB

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    Reserves and resources

    PDF 111.68 KB

  • Document

    Production

    PDF 102.36 KB

  • Document

    Infrastructure

    PDF 87.53 KB

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    Policy and regulation

    PDF 82.67 KB

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    Fiscal terms

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
    • Overview
      • Lower-Middle Jurassic
      • Upper Jurassic
      • Lower Cretaceous
      • Upper Cretaceous
      • Paleogene
    • Kushka sub-basin
    • Afghan-Tajik Basin
      • Tirpul sub-basin
    • Helmand Basin
    • Baluchistan-Urgan Foldbelt
    • Licensing
    • 2009 Amu Darya Basin oil and gas tender
    • 2011 Amu Darya Basin oil tender
      • Overview
      • Bid summary
    • 2014 Afghan-Tajik Basin Phase II tender
    • 2014 Amu Darya Basin tender
    • Future bid rounds
      • Drilling activity
      • Amu Darya Basin
      • Afghan-Tajik Basin
      • Other basins
      • Future drilling plans
      • Amu Darya Oil Project (CNPC)
      • Sanduqli and Mazar-i-Sharif (Dragon Oil / TPAO)
      • Totimaidan block
    • Oil
    • Gas
    • Yet-to-find (YTF) potential
    • Liquids
      • Legacy fields
      • Juma and Bashikurd
    • Overview
    • Current fiscal terms
    • Exploration and Production Sharing Contract
      • State equity participation
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Indirect taxes
      • Royalty and other production taxes
      • Environmental / CO2 taxes
      • Domestic market obligation (DMO)
      • Cost recovery
      • Production / Profit sharing
      • Contractor revenue entitlement
      • Liquids pricing - the Formula Price
      • Gas pricing
      • Corporate (or Petroleum) income tax
      • Additional profits taxes
      • Fiscal/Contractual ring fences
      • Dividend withholding tax
      • Abandonment provisions
      • Royalty
      • Profit Oil
      • Pricing
      • Marginal government take calculation

Tables and charts

This report includes 15 images and tables including:

Images

  • Location maps: Image 1
  • Net Acreage 2017
  • Afghanistan basin map
  • Afghanistan: current licence map
  • Commercial liquid and gas reserves (as at 1 January 2015)
  • Liquids production
  • Gas production

Tables

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 2
  • Fiscal terms: Table 3
  • Fiscal terms: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 2
  • Fiscal terms: Table 4
  • GEM models

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