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Ethiopia upstream summary

Ethiopia upstream summary

Report summary

Ethiopia's basins form part of the East African Rift system, which has proved prolific in Kenya's North - Central Gregory Rift Basin, South Sudan's Muglad-Sudd Rift and Melut Rift Basins and Uganda's Albert Rift Basin. The Somali - Ogaden - Mandera Lugh Basin is the largest basin and the most explored in the country.Only two gas discoveries have been made in Ethiopia. The Calub and Hilala gas fields were discovered in the 1970s but remain undeveloped, despite their large ...

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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
    • Somali - Ogaden - Mandera Lugh Basin
    • Melut Rift Basin
    • Atbara Rift Basin
    • North - Central Gregory Rift Basin
    • Lamu Embayment Basin
    • Red Sea Basin
    • Southern Gulf of Aden Basin
  • Exploration
    • Licensing
    • Recent Licensing Activity
    • Historic Licensing Activity
    • Drilling
      • Drilling activity
      • Historic drilling activity
      • Future drilling plans
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
    • Gas
  • Infrastructure
    • Introduction
  • Policy and regulation
    • Key legislation
    • Regulatory body
    • State oil company
    • State participation
    • Licensing
  • Fiscal terms
    • Current fiscal terms
    • Overview
    • Upstream
    • Mid/Downstream
      • Pipelines
      • Gas Utilisation
    • Current Fiscal Terms
      • Production Sharing Contracts
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Royalty and other production taxes
      • Domestic market obligation (DMO)
      • Product pricing
      • PSC cost recovery
      • PSC profit sharing
      • Corporate (or petroleum) income tax
      • Additional profits taxes
      • Fiscal/contractual consolidation
      • Dividend withholding tax
      • Other taxes

In this report there are 13 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Location maps
    • Location maps: Image 1
  • Key companies
    • Net Acreage 2016
  • Geology
    • Ethiopia Basin Map
  • Exploration
    • Exploration: Table 1
    • Ethiopia Licence Map
    • Exploration Drilling
  • Reserves and resources
    • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Production
  • Infrastructure
  • Policy and regulation
  • Fiscal terms
    • Fiscal terms: Table 1
    • Fiscal terms: Table 2
    • Fiscal terms: Table 3
    • Fiscal terms: Table 4
    • Fiscal terms: Table 5
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