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Denmark upstream fiscal summary

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Concession fiscal regime consisting of corporate income tax and an additional profits tax (Hydrocarbon Tax). A 5% tax is also payable on revenue from liquids production until 8 July 2012. Royalty was abolished for licences issued since 1986. From 2005 the Danish North Sea Fund takes a 20% stake in all new licences. The Fund will also become a partner with a 20% stake in the Dansk Undergrunds Consortium (DUC) from 9th July 2012 at which point the current 20% state profit share for the...

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Current licence, equity and fiscal terms
  • Fiscal stability
  • Economic analysis

Tables and charts

This report includes 16 images and tables including:


  • Revenue flowchart: Denmark Concession
  • 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


  • Timeline details
  • Effective royalty rate and minimum state share
  • Maximum government share and maximum state share
  • Bonuses, rentals and fees
  • Indirect Taxes
  • Denmark Concession

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