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Chad upstream fiscal summary



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Report summary

Companies operating in Chad have the option to sign either Concession or Production Sharing Contract agreements (PSCs).  More recent awards are taxed under PSC terms, first introduced in 2007. The Concession terms are relatively simple, consisting of royalty and corporate income tax. Royalty is levied on gross revenue, at flat rates for both oil and gas.  The income tax rate varies according to the project's profitability.  A range of bonuses, rentals and fees are also payable. The PSC...

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    Chad upstream fiscal summary

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
    • Basis
    • Licence Terms
    • Government equity participation
      • Ring fencing
      • Bonuses, Rentals and Fees
      • Indirect taxes
      • Royalty
      • PSC Cost Recovery
      • PSC Profit Sharing
      • Corporate Income Tax
      • Product Pricing
      • Summary of modelled terms
    • Recent history of fiscal changes
    • Stability Provisions
    • Split of the barrel and share of profit
    • Effective royalty rate and maximum government share
    • Progressivity
    • Fiscal deterrence

Tables and charts

This report includes 19 images and tables including:


  • Timeline detail
  • Economic analysis: Table 1
  • Effective royalty rate - onshore,gas
  • Maximum government share - onshore,oil
  • Maximum government share - onshore, gas
  • Bonuses, rentals and fees
  • Indirect taxes
  • Profit sharing
  • Assumed terms by location - Oil/Gas


  • Revenue flow chart - Chad PSC
  • Timeline
  • Split of the barrel - oil
  • Split of the barrel - gas
  • Share of profit - oil
  • Share of profit - gas
  • State share versus Pre-Share IRR - oil
  • State share versus Pre-Share IRR - gas
  • Investor IRR versus Pre-Share IRR - oil
  • Investor IRR versus Pre-Share IRR - gas

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