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Bolivia upstream summary

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Report summary

The upstream industry in Bolivia dates back one hundred years with the first concession granted in 1910 and liquids production starting in 1925. Today the country's hydrocarbon output is dominated by gas which is vital to the country's economy. The land locked country is the poorest country in the region and the upstream sector has suffered from a history of political instability. While Bolivia ranks sixth in terms of gas reserves in South America its central position in the ...

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    Country Overview

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    Country Overview

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    Executive summary

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    Key facts

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    Location maps

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    Key companies

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    Geology

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    Exploration

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    Reserves and resources

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    Production

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    Infrastructure

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    Policy and regulation

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    Fiscal terms

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
      • Upper Proterozoic - Jurassic
      • Cretaceous-Recent
      • Basin Study
    • The Tarija basin
    • The Altiplano basin
    • The Madre de Dios basin
      • Early licensing activity
      • YPFB capitalisation
      • The re-emergence of YPFB
      • Drilling activity
      • Historical activity
      • Recent activity
    • Sales gas
    • Liquids
    • Liquids
      • Domestic market
      • Argentine export market
      • Brazilian export market
    • Pacific LNG
      • Crude oil pipelines
      • Oil refineries
    • Gas infrastructure
      • YABOG
      • Gasoducto Al Altiplano (GAA)
      • Gasoducto Taquiperenda-Cochabamba
      • Gasoducto Villamontes - Tarija (GVT)
      • GASYRG
      • Gasoducto Carrasco - Cochabamba (GCC)
      • Exports to Argentina via YABOG
      • Exports to Argentina via the Madrejones - Campo Durán pipeline
      • Exports to Argentina via the Gasoducto Noroeste Argentina (GNEA)
      • Exports to Brazil via BBPL (Bolivia-Brazil Pipeline)
      • Exports to Brazil via the BBPL extension (Cuiabá Gas Pipeline)
      • Future expansion of the BBPL
    • Key legislation
      • The capitalisation of YPFB
      • The re-establishment of YPFB
    • State participation
      • Parties to the contract
      • Conversion of old-style contracts to new-style contracts
      • Duration and relinquishment schedule
      • Work commitment
    • Gas prices
    • Liquids prices
    • Gas transportation tariffs
    • Liquids transportation tariffs
      • Current terms
      • Midstream and downstream
      • Operation contracts
      • Product pricing
      • Corporate (or Petroleum) income tax
      • Fiscal/Contractual ring-fences
      • Dividend withholding tax
      • Sample cash flow
      • December 1916 law
      • Organic law on petroleum (June 1921)
      • Petroleum code (October 1955)
      • Supreme decree No. 08341 (1968)
      • Decree law No. 10170 (1972)
      • Hydrocarbon law No. 1194 (November 1990)
      • Hydrocarbon law No. 1689 (April 1996)
      • 2005 law of hydrocarbons
      • 2007 operation contracts
      • 2012 incentive scheme
      • Recent legislation

Tables and charts

This report includes 26 images and tables including:

Images

  • Gas Production
  • Liquids Production
  • Country Map
  • Remaining Commercial and Technical Reserves at 01/01/2017
  • Liquids and Gas Production 2016
  • Tarija Basin Stratigraphic Column
  • Madre de Dios and Altiplano Basins Stratigraphic Columns
  • Liquids Production
  • Gas Production
  • Map of Bolivian Basin Geology
  • Licence Activity
  • Exploration Drilling
  • Bolivia Oil Infrastructure Map
  • Bolivia Gas Infrastructure Map

Tables

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

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