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Alaska upstream summary


Alaska upstream summary

Report summary

Alaska's oil production peaked at two million barrels a day in 1988. The prolific fields of the central North Slope, such as Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk, are mature with significant levels of investment required to mitigate natural production decline. The legacy North Slope operators, ConocoPhillips, BP and ExxonMobil, maintain an outsized role in the region in terms of remaining value, reserves and production.In May 2013, Governor Parnell signed Senate Bill 21 (SB 21), also termed the More ...

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Description

Volatility in oil markets has led players in the upstream oil and gas industry to focus on reducing capital spend and operating costs. At the same time, governments need to review fiscal terms to maintain attractiveness and investment.

This country report gives an overview of the key upstream issues for this country. If you’re interested in identifying and assessing upstream investment and expansion opportunities, this upstream summary is your definitive commercial guide.

Potential investors, governments and companies in the oil and gas sector can use it to gain a better understanding of the critical issues for development opportunities in this country.

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  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
  • Geology
    • Introduction
    • Alaska
      • Alaska North Slope
      • Cook Inlet
    • Basin name
    • Cook Inlet Basin
      • Source Rock
      • Reservoir Rock
      • Trapping Mechanism
    • Colville River Basin
      • Source Rocks
      • Reservoir Rocks
      • Cap Rock (Seal)
      • Trapping Mechanism
      • Timing
  • Exploration
    • Licensing
    • State of Alaska
    • Exploration licensing
      • 2011
      • 2012
      • 2013
      • 2014
      • 2015
    • Exploration licensing in federal areas
    • Beaufort Sea
    • Cook Inlet
    • Chukchi Sea
    • North Slope
    • NPR-A
    • Lease activity summary
    • Drilling
      • Drilling activity
      • Cook Inlet
      • North Slope
      • Beaufort and Chukchi Seas
      • Methane Hydrates
      • Coalbed Methane
      • Success rates
  • Reserves and resources
    • Cook Inlet
    • North Slope
  • Production
    • Oil/Liquids
    • Gas
  • Infrastructure
    • Oil infrastructure
      • Cook Inlet
      • North Slope
    • Gas infrastructure
      • Cook Inlet
      • North Slope
  • Policy and regulation
    • Regulatory body
  • Fiscal terms
    • Overview
      • Upstream
      • Mid/Downstream
      • Pipelines
    • State of Alaska
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Area rentals
    • Indirect Taxes
      • VAT
      • Import Duties
    • Royalty
    • Petroleum Profits Tax (2006-current)
      • Senate Bill 21, House Bill 247
      • Other credits
      • Cook Inlet terms
      • Pre-SB 21 PPT systems (2006-2013)
      • Severance Tax (1970s-2006)
      • Product Pricing
      • Corporate (or Petroleum) Income Tax
      • Federal Income Tax (FIT)
      • Tax Rate
      • Additional Profits Taxes
      • Net Profit Share (NPS)
      • Fiscal/Contractual Consolidation
      • Dividend Withholding Tax
      • Other Taxes
      • CIRI Lands
    • Federal Fiscal Regime
    • Depreciation
    • Sample Cash Flows
    • Historical background
      • Pre-1980
      • 1980s
      • 1990s
      • 2000s
      • 2013
      • 2016

In this report there are 41 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Liquids Production by Region
  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Location maps
    • Alaska Country Map
  • Key companies
    • Remaining Commercial and Technical Reserves at 01/01/2016
    • Liquids and Gas Production 2015
    • Capital Expenditure 2015
    • Net Acreage 2016
  • Geology
    • Alaska Basins
    • Cook Inlet Stratigraphy
    • North Slope Stratigraphy
  • Exploration
    • Top acreage holders - Beaufort Sea (state and federal waters)
    • Top acreage holders - Cook Inlet
    • Top acreage holders - Chukchi Sea (federal)
    • Top acreage holders - North Slope
    • Top acreage holders - NPR-A
    • Active Blocks by Region
    • Drilling summary
    • Exploration: Table 2
    • Exploration: Table 3
    • Exploration: Table 4
    • Exploration: Table 5
    • Exploration: Table 6
    • Exploration: Table 7
    • Exploration: Table 8
    • Exploration Drilling by Region
    • Technical and Commercial Success Rates
  • Reserves and resources
    • Reserves and resources: Table 1
    • Commercial Remaining Gas Reserves by Region at 01/01/2016 (p+p)
  • Production
    • Production: Table 1
    • Production: Table 2
    • Liquids Production by Region
    • Production: Table 3
    • Production: Table 4
  • Infrastructure
    • Oil Infrastructure Map (Cook Inlet)
    • Gas Infrastructure Map (Cook Inlet)
    • Gas Infrastructure Map (North Slope)
  • Policy and regulation
  • Fiscal terms
    • Current fiscal terms
    • Fiscal terms: Table 2
    • Fiscal terms: Table 3
    • Fiscal terms: Table 4
    • GEM models
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